Graham Beck Sauvignon Blanc 2008 Wine Review

Graham Beck Sauvignon Blanc 2008
W.O. Coastal Region, South Africa
Community Score: 4.5/5
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Product #: 948620
Wine Type: White Wine

Price: $13.95
Alcohol: 13%
Drink: Now
Sweetness: Extra Dry
Bottle size: 750 ml

Winery: Graham Beck
Agent: Vinexx
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Natalie's Score: 90/100

Vintages Wine Panel: Cellar master Pieter Ferreira: “These days we put so much more emphasis on viticulture. We’re more vinemakers, than winemakers! You have to start with 100% top quality vines and continuously nurture your fruit in order to ultimately get something special into the bottle.” His Sauvignon Blanc has the elegance of a Sancerre coupled with the rich aromatics (asparagus, gooseberry, citrus and passion fruit) of the New Zealand style. My note: A zippy, zingy attack is a welcome change from over-oaked wines. Vibrantly herbal with fresh-cut grass and straw and a lovely background notes of green apples and lime. The theme is green, my friends. South Africa can do Sauvignon Blanc with the best of them! Sauvignon Blanc food pairings: old cheddar cheese, grilled prawns, marinated chicken on grill, chicken and feta tostades, beef carpaccio, goat cheese.

This Graham Beck Sauvignon Blanc 2008 was reviewed February 14, 2009 by

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