Aubergine, Sauvignon Blanc Semillon 2013, Elgin, South Africa
Tasting Note: Sauvignon blanc and semillon are two complimentary bed fellows in this impressive, South-African, white blend.
Medium-intensity lemon in color, this wine has pronounced aromas of green apple, wild flower, lemon citrus, pear and blossom.
On the palate the dry, medium-bodied, white blend features sauvignon blanc and semillon in a Bordeaux-reminiscent style.
The wine has midpalate complexity with some clove and midpalate grassiness.
Bottle Note: Exclusively made by Iona. Harald Bresselschmidt, Cuisinier.
Price: $10 US (February 2018 Currency conversion rate), 120 South African Rand (ZAR) by the glass restaurant price.
Tasted: Aubergine Restaurant, Cape Town, South Africa
Tasting Date: January 26, 2018