Thursday, March 8, 2012

Cape Point Vineyard Splaterred Toad Western Cape Sauvignon Blanc 2011 89 Points

Clear, day bright, pale straw with yellow green reflections.

Clean, high intensity lifted aromatics, ripe green lime zest, gooseberry, green and gold kiwi, passion fruit and green custard apples, followed by sandy/granite mineral, flinty, spicy white pepper,some leesy waxy complexity, unoaked.

Dry with medium plus acidity, zesty, fresh, vibrant, full broad texture, crunchy mid palate, moderate alcohol (13%), salty mineral, juicy freshly squeeze green lime juice, medium plus complexity, long finish, so much energy and excellent purity of fruit, master blending of multi region grown Sauvignon.

Now until 2017

Excellent value and over delivers on quality at less than R 45 trade, excellent proponent on a wine list to consider, especially the currently tough trading conditions where oncon customer keep spending less when eating out.