Savage White 2017 750ml
SKU 825910

Savage White 2017

Cape Region - South Africa

Professional Wine Reviews for Savage White 2017

Rated 93 by Wine Spectator
Captivating flavors of marzipan and cardamom frame the lemon cream, baked apple and chamomile notes in this enticing white. This is light- to medium-bodied, featuring vibrant acidity that joins the mineral elements for a lively finish. Built to age gracefully, but delicious now. Sauvignon Blanc, Sémillon and Chenin Blanc. Drink now through 2026. 576 cases made, 58 cases imported.
Rated 93 by Vinous Media
The 2017 Savage White, which underwent a 6- to 8-month ferment (the longest ever) is a blend of Sauvignon Blanc, Chenin Blanc and Sémillon and was matured in used barrels for 10 months. It has a very fragrant bouquet of peony, lemon curd and a touch of apricot blossom, very nuanced but compelling. The palate is taut and linear on the entry and quite saline on the mouth, with a slightly Muscat-like finish. Utterly delicious and quite cerebral too.

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Country: South Africa

As geographically diverse country, with everything from lush green valleys to areas of arid desert, mountainsides and river estuaries, South Africa unsurprisingly produces a huge range of excellent wines. Regions such as the Breede River Valley consistently impress with their Semillon wines and the lush, fruity Ruby Cabernets grown and processed here, and the cooler region of Overberg is attracting much attention as a result of their silky Pinot Noir bottles. However, all over the oceanic tip of this fascinating country, traditional methods dating back over three hundred years are combining with modern technologies to produce some of the finest examples of New World wines to be found anywhere on the globe.