Boschendal The Rose Garden Rosé 2017

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Boschendal
Fanciful Name: The Rose Garden
Varietal: Rosé
Vintage: 2017
Country of Origin: South Africa
Appellation: Western Cape
Retail Price: $14

Tasting Notes: Raspberry, cranberry and red cherry aromas are the hallmarks of this delicate rosé, with wild berry flavors on the palate and a hint of spice adding complexity to the finely textured finish.

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Beyond Ordinary Cabernet Blend 2016

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Beyond Ordinary
Varietal: Cabernet Blend
Vintage: 2016
Country of Origin: South Africa
Retail Price: $15

Tasting Notes: A cabernet sauvignon-based blend highlighting flavors of black currant, blackberry and oak spice. Elegant flavors are the centerpiece, balanced by soft tannins and a lengthy finish. A South African classic.

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Hamilton Russell Vineyards Chardonnay 2016

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Hamilton Russell Vineyards
Varietal: Chardonnay
Vintage: 2016
Country of Origin: South Africa
Retail Price: $32.99

Tasting Notes: One of the most complete chardonnays you will experience. The delicacy of a beautiful Burgundy, yet the robust hints of northern California chardonnay. Your palate will be gently taken from one profile to the next, leaving you with a satisfying finish, making you want for more.

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Spier Sauvignon Blanc 2014

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Spier
Varietal: Sauvignon Blanc
Vintage: 2014
Country of Origin: South Africa
Appellation: Stellenbosch
Retail Price: $19

Tasting Notes: Quite aromatic with fragrances of nectarine, white flowers, and straw; nuanced flavors of lime and grapefruit ally with a crisp finish that is skillfully tinged with minerals.

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Spier Sauvignon Blanc 2014

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Spier
Fanciful Name: Private Collection
Varietal: Sauvignon Blanc
Vintage: 2014
Country of Origin: South Africa
Appellation: Stellenbosch
Retail Price: $25

Tasting Notes: A sweet perfume of tart orange, lime, and honeysuckle; on the palate an energetic acidity deposits citrus, tropical fruit and toasted almond; the interwoven flavors linger generously on the finish.

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Neethlingshof Sauvignon Blanc 2014

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Neethlingshof
Varietal: Sauvignon Blanc
Vintage: 2014
Country of Origin: South Africa
Appellation: Stellenbosch
Retail Price: $17

Tasting Notes: A refreshingly delicious sauvignon blanc, it possesses delicate grassy aromas and flavors of citrus, tropical fruit,and green fig; crisp and succulent on the finish.

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Cape Point Sauvignon Blanc 2013

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Cape Point
Varietal: Sauvignon Blanc
Vintage: 2013
Country of Origin: South Africa
Appellation: Cape Point
Retail Price: $25

Tasting Notes: Pale gold in the glass, the nose is a heady mix of tropical and citrus fruits, with a hint of spice. The palate is clean, with good weight and texture. The citrus-driven flavors linger on the long and balanced finish.

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