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Brandvlei Sauvignon Blanc, Worcester, South Africa

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Average Price of 750ml bottle, ex-tax in USD: $3

Grape Variety

Sauvignon Blanc is a white-wine grape from western France, now successfully grown in emerging and established wine regions all over the world. While the grape may be more readily associated with the Loire Valley (for its pivotal role in Sancerre and Pouilly-Fume), it is more likely to have originated from Bordeaux, where it is typically blended with Semillon.

In the late 20th Century, a new region began to gain a reputation as one of the great Sauvignon Blanc regions of the world: Marlborough, at the northern tip of New Zealand's South Island. The rapid development of the Marl ...more

  • Worcester is a large South African wine-producing district 60 miles (100km) from Cape Town, in the sheltered Breede River Valley. The vineyards of Worcester produce roughly a quarter of all the country's wine, and the region has many co-operative estates. A wide range of varieties are planted here; Chenin Blanc, Colombard and Sauvignon Blanc are among the most important.

  • The Breede River Valley is a sheltered wine-producing area in the Western Cape region of South Africa. Surrounded on three sides by mountain ranges, the valley is responsible for a large proportion of the country’s total wine production. Many different grape varieties are grown here, including ...more

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