Tokara, Reserve Collection Sauvignon Blanc 2017, Elgin, South Africa
Tasting Note: Pale-lemon intensity in color this wine has a nose of lemon citrus, grass, green apple, blossom, Sweethearts candy and lychee.
On the palate the dry, medium-bodied sauvignon blanc is medium-plus in flavor intensity and delivers flavors suggested on the nose.
The wine has medium-plus acidity and a medium-plus finish infused with lemon citrus.
Bottle Note: The Tokara reserve collection of wines embodies focused dedication to all phases of wine production, expressing a sense of place and specific terroir. Richness and complexity is the reward. Distinctive traits are balance, texture, elegance and the ability to age. The modern Tokara Winery facility is situated at the crest of the Helshoogte Pass, near the town of Stellenbosch in the Western Cape Province, South Africa. This is a cooler climate wine made in a crisp, fruit-driven style. The wine can be enjoyed now or matured for a further 5 years. Wine is best stored at constant temperatures of between 12°-16°C or 54°-60°F.
Price: $11 US (February 2018 Currency conversion rate), 135 South African Rand (ZAR)
Tasted: Tokara Winery Tasting Room, Stellenbosch, South Africa
Tasting Date: January 17, 2018