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Elgin Highlands Sauvignon Blanc 2020, Elgin, South Africa

£93.00

Single bottle for gift packs 


ABV: 13.5% | Grape: Sauvignon Blanc| Location: Elgin, South Africa| Organic | Selected for gift packs

Delicious with fresh asparagus, chicken and seafood dishes, but is also enjoyable by itself.

12 in stock

Description

At 420m above sea-level, set high above the picturesque Elgin Valley Andrew Gunn founded Iona. It is here overlooking the Atlantic ocean that he has secured some of the coolest vineyards in the Cape. 

In a country where cool climate vineyards are like gold dust, these vineyards are veritable nuggets. Beautiful fruit purity of limes and ripe gooseberry, with tropical, floral and fine herbal notes, ruby grapefruit and white pear drop on the finish. The approach is hands off and the land is farmed according to organic and biodynamic practices with a particular focus on ensuring the health of the soils, whilst pests are kept under control by the resident flock of geese that roam the vineyards.

This is cool climate Sauvignon Blanc – vibrant, mineral, elegant, balanced and delicate, with a long, layered and complex finish.