Wine – SA White Wines

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South African White Wines

Platter ratings :

1* plain and simple | 2* pleasant drinking | 3* characterful, appealing | 3.5* very good / promising

4* excellent | 4.5* outstanding | 5* superlative; a South African classic

 

Books Etc South Africa ratings :

Emoticon smiley  Good value

x mark red Not a favourite

N(Y)L = Not (yet) listed in Platter

B

Bon Courage Colombard 2015 A

Bon Courage Colombard 2015 | Platter NYL

Bon Courage Gooseberry Bush Sauvignon Blanc 2015 A

Bon Courage | Gooseberry Bush Sauvignon Blanc 2015 | Platter 3*

Platter 2016: “Was just ‘Sauvignon Blanc’. Among drier whites in the range … crisp & zippy, with tropical fruit woven with dusty cut-grass notes.”

C

Capaia Sauvignon Blanc 2011 A

Capaia Sauvignon Blanc 2011 | Platter 4*

Platter 2013: “Herbaceous previewed 11 big step up from 10 … steely resolve. Firm acid controls fruit, light oaking adds dimension …

D

Du Toitskloof Sauvignon Blanc 2014 A

Du Toitskloof Sauvugnon Blanc 2014 | Platter 3*

Platter 2015 “Ever-dependable 14 oozes tropical fruit & the few grains of sugar makes it sweet & frothy, with dusty grip from pinotage.”

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Du Toitskloof | Sauvignon Blanc 2015 | Platter NYL

G

Goudini Unwooded Chardonnay 2014 A

Goudini Unwooded Chardonnay 2014 | Platter 3.5*

Platter 2016: ” … weight & richness from ripe yellow peach & tangerine fruit; similar big alcohol as previous but more balance, freshness.”

N

Nuy Sauvignon Blanc 2015 A

Nuy Sauvignon Blanc 2015 | Platter 2.5*

Platter 2016 “Not retasted”

U

Under Oaks Chenin Blanc 2014 A

Under Oaks Chenin Blanc 2014 | Platter 2.5*

Platter 2016: “Not tasted”