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Sadie Family Kokerboom 2018 750ml

size
750ml
country
South Africa
WS
95
WA
94
VM
93
Additional vintages
2020 2019 2018 2015
WS
95
Rated 95 by Wine Spectator
This is as much about the seductive texture as the complexity and gorgeous flavor profile. Glossy, showing a slight crunchiness, this exhibits an array of orchard fruit, with plum pear and quince flavors emerging most prominently, mingling with mint and daisy notes before being swept away by fleur de sel accents. Harmonious and stunning throughout, with the potential to age gracefully. Drink now through 2032. 208 cases made, 35 cases imported. ... More details
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Sadie Family Kokerboom 2018 750ml

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Varietal: Semillon

The Semillon varietal grape has been planted and cultivated in several countries throughout Europe and the New World for a considerable length of time, and was at one point thought to be the most widely planted grape in the world. Indeed, for a period in the 19th century, it made up for over ninety percent of South Africa's wine industry, and was equally prodigious in Australia and elsewhere. Today, its number may have dropped, but it remains and strong and popular grape varietal, loved by wineries for the fact it is hardy and reliable. The golden colored grapes of the Semillon vine are possibly most appreciated when made into various French wines, where they are often aged in oak, a wood it has a particular affinity for.
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Country: South Africa

With its hot, long summers and oceanic winds from both the west and the east, South Africa is something of a haven for a wide range of imported grape varietals. Since the mid-18th century, the country has been associated with some very fine wines made using complex and careful blending techniques, with one of the most famous and widely loved early examples being constructed from Pontac, Muscadel and Chenin Blanc varietals. Since those colonial days, the regions around Cape Town have proven again and again to be fantastic areas for producing interesting and delicious wines, with many of the best examples of Champagne style sparkling wines originating from these fertile lands. From the scorchingly hot regions of Orange Rivers, to the far cooler and temperate appellations in Walker Bay, South Africa has developed a booming wine industry responsible for many of the finest New World wines available anywhere across the globe.