A full-bodied wave of savory spice and rich fruit. Aromas of tobacco, mint, cassis and mocha lead, followed by smooth, luscious flavors of plum, smoke, and tobacco. Ageable but delicious now, the wine has a soft character that makes it good for solo sipping. It also will pair nicely with steaks and soft cheeses.
Zippy, grassy aromas with a touch of floral sweetness typify the nose of this wine, while on the palate, good acidity and fresh flavors are balanced by a round, complex mouthfeel. A fun Sauvignon Blanc with added character, it will pair with everything from a marinated seafood salad to richer poultry dishes.
Rich, tropical fruit and flowers intermingle on the nose of this elegant white from Durbanville. On the palate, it's a combination of full and flavorful--white fruits and fragrant flowers--as well as crisp and clean. the overall character is delicate and balanced.
Citrus, a touch of flowers and some fresh green notes on the nose start this energetic wine from sixth generation winemaker Diermersdal. Crisp natural acidity on the palate paired with rounded, balanced flavors seal the deal. This is a poised white with an abundance of personality.
A lush, pretty nose of tropical fruit and flowers start this elegant SB from Durbanville. A stylish white with a light touch, and flavors of gooseberry and pepper. Great minerality and food-friendly character. Pair with Thai, Indian.
Medium-intense and herbal with notes of licorice root and cedar spice among the dark fruit and soft green-pepper flavors. It’s easy to drink and well structured with moderate acid and soft but present tannins. A good amount of sweet woody spice lingers though the finish.
Herbs, spice and an earthy undertone of leather give this affordable sipper character and weight. The flavors of raspberry and blueberry are integrated but vibrant, and the texture smooth. An elegant choice that will pair well with almost any meat-driven dish.
Warm aromas of melon rind and canned peas are balanced by citrus and fresh-cut grass, and ride out to the long finish. A great example of Sauvignon Blanc with spine in a well-integrated presentation. —K.F.