RNW Sauvignon Blanc, Rikus Neethling, Western Cape
Bosh, Rikus strikes again.
Tastes like: Lemongrass. Apple Cider. Gooseberry. Herbaceous Aromas. Acidity.
Rikus Neethling is a 'Less is more’ kinda guy. This is at the forefront of his vinification and viticulture philosophy. What a result it heralds. Taking grapes from all over South Africa, this means he can muster up some of the finest wines.
What a wine his methods produce. It has that "New World" feel. Pale straw in colour, the aroma and flavours resonate. Followed by some subtle herbaceous tones. The wine continues to open and has a long clean finish.
South Africa - 2019 - 13.5% - 75cl
Bronze medal, Sommelier Wine Awards
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