2017 Reserve White, Reyneke, Stellenbosch

100% Sauvignon Blanc, this is a lesson is the more textured, finessed side of this grape variety. Very pure, with notes of greengages and grapefruit, this lasts for minutes on the palate.

Critic score
96/100
Pricing
Bottle
En primeur
In stock
£24.28
Case, 6 Bottles
En primeur
In stock
£145.68

WINE DETAILS

  • Region & country
    Stellenbosch, Coastal Region, South Africa
  • Grape
    Sauvignon Blanc
  • Maturity
    Young 2020 - 2028
  • Colour
    White
  • Sweetness
    Dry
  • Style
    Still
  • Unit Volume
    Bottle (75cl.)
  • ABV
    12%
2017 Reserve White, Reyneke, Stellenbosch

TASTING NOTES

This brilliant, barrel-fermented Sauvignon Blanc comes from the top part of the Willow Spring parcel and is the latest in a line of brilliant releases under this label. Saline, pithy and flinty with hints of nettle and elderflower, fine oak and a finish that goes on for ever.

Tim Atkin MW, timatkin.com (September 2019)
96/100