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Spice Route Sauvignon Blanc 2014 Wine Review

Spice Route Sauvignon Blanc 2014

Spice Route Sauvignon Blanc 2014

Darling, Swartland W.O., South Africa

Community Score:90/100

Community Reviews: 4

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Price: $15.95

Drink: 2014-2017

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: White Wine

Winery: Spice Route

Agent: Univins and Spirits Canada Inc.

Natalie's Score: 91/100

Juicy with passionfruit, lime, lemon and cut grass. Crisp and clean with lots of mouth-watering action from racy acidity. Pair with clams or mussels.

Sauvignon Blanc food pairings: steamed mussels, garden salad, barbecued chicken, fresh-water fish.

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This Spice Route Sauvignon Blanc 2014 was reviewed on October 24, 2015 by Natalie MacLean

More Vintages: 2010  2010 

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Jane Staples - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

A delightful Sauv Blanc from Swartland WO in South Africa. Tropical fruit, gooseberry and a little grass on the nose, then the palate shows grassy notes with bright lemon twist and tropical passionfruit. Extra-dry with mouth-watering acidityand a long zippy citrus finish.
This South African white wine is produced by Charl du Plessis and The Spice Route Team. Five centuries ago the ancient mariners braved uncharted seas to round the Cape of Good Hope in search of exotic spices. Thus it became known as the Spice Route through treacherous waters off the coast of South Africa. The vines are low yielding and unirrigated which yields small berries of concentrated flavour. The vineyards planted on the West Coast at Darling overlook the cooling Atlantic Ocean and are planted deeply in Oakleaf soils. Classic South African Sauvignon Blanc with leanings toward New Zealand in its good-natured grassy manner. - Community Wine Reviews

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