FISH HOEK SAUVIGNON BLANC

I was wandering in an LCBO store and they were sampling this wine so I said why not. I was thoroughly surprised by it, and bought a bottle. They also were sampling the shiraz but I didn’t care for it. This wine is quite pale in color and has a lovely lemony, grassy bouquet. On the mid pallet the wine is quite varietal in flavor for a sauv blac with lots of lemon and grass to go with the bouquet. The wine is quite zesty with a medium finish. All in all this is a reasonably well made tasty sauv blanc. Nice and dry. I would give it an 88-89 or so. I paired it with pan fried steak and kidney and it went well, holding it’s own. Give it a try you might be surprised!

From the LCBO web site:
FISH HOEK SAUVIGNON BLANC LCBO 129726 | 750 mL bottle Price: $ 9.95
Wine, White Wine, 12.0% Alcohol/Vol. Sugar Content : 1

Made in: South Africa, South Africa By: Western Wines Ltd.

Tasting Note
Pale straw yellow colour; aromas of lime, green fruit and herb with a slight rustic note; dry, medium bodied, spritzy with pleasant nettle and herb flavours; good acidity on the finish.

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