Oak Valley Sauvignon Blanc 2009, Wo Elgin

Sauvignon Blanc Sauvignon Blanc
Elgin, South Africa

$15.95 (263947)

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87 pts
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March 17, 2012

Critic Reviews (6)

Janet Dorozynski Dip WSET, Ph.D.
Janet Dorozynski Dip WSET, Ph.D.

South African Sauvignon Blanc is usually described as mid-way between the Loire and New Zealand, though the Oak...

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Vintages
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Striking 2009, with 3% Semillon, epitomises both origin and excellent vintage. Vivid in its purity and length yet,...

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Wine Spectator
Wine Spectator

This is taut and tangy, with lime, chalk dust, chive and fleur de sel notes that build slowly on one another, then...

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John Szabo, MS
John Szabo, MS

Super pungent, green and grassy, wet ashes and pure green pepper aromas and flavours mark this as distinctly South...

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David Lawrason
David Lawrason

Sauvignon is supposed to have green elements, but this is very green sauvignon, that’s almost one dimensional, with...

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Sara d'Amato
Sara d'Amato

Earthy, mushroom, smoky and vegetal nose with distinctively South African flair. Unfortunately the mushroom and earth...

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