Sauvignon Blanc - origin of the grape variety
White wine plays an important role in South Africa. About 55% of the total vineyard area on site is planted with white wine. Originally from the Loire Valley in France, Sauvignon Blanc is one of the most well-known white wine grape varieties in the world.
In contrast to the white wine grape variety Chenin Blanc Sauvignon Blanc is widely known in Germany. The mineral acidity and the strong dependence on the climate are ideal for growing Sauvignon Blanc in South Africa.
Sauvignon Blanc wines - smell and taste
The aromas of Sauvignon Blanc are very diverse compared to other grape varieties. Sauvignon Blanc can not only sparkling and fresh, but also dry, full and spicy. People also like to talk about a “green note” that is reminiscent of freshly cut grass or peppers.
Sauvignon Blanc can also smell and taste very intensely of tropical fruits. Flavors such as pineapple, citrus fruits, gooseberry and lychee are common. With South African Sauvignon Blancs, an intense taste experience is guaranteed for every wine lover.
Sauvignon Blanc from South Africa
The Sauvignon Blanc wines from South Africa are usually very dry. In South Africa, too, the Sauvignon Blancs are fermented and stored both in steel tanks and in wooden barrels. However, the grape variety in South Africa is often only aged in steel tanks and therefore has a very nice freshness.
The grape variety Sauvignon Blanc is particularly popular in South Africa because of its great variety. Sauvignon Blancs range in flavor from green and crunchy to tropical fruit. The very high number of hours of sunshine also allows the grape variety to grow very well and gives the grapes a particularly intense aroma. The unique climate paired with the diverse soils contribute to the fact that South African Sauvignon Blancs are in great demand worldwide.
Sauvignon Blanc - Online im Shop bestellen
In our online shop we offer a very large selection of Sauvignon Blanc wines from various wineries in South Africa.
The Life from Stone Sauvignon Blanc from the Winery Springfield or the Sauvignon Blanc from the Winery Thelema Winery are among the classics from South Africa. Also very special Sauvignon Blanc wines like that Sauvignon Blanc Cellar Selection from the Winery Kleine Zalze inspire wine lovers all over the world.
In our Online-Shop you will find a large selection of South African Sauvignon Blancs from various wineries. The WineStore (www.the-winestore.com) makes it very easy and reliable to order Sauvignon Blanc from South Africa.