Vergelegen Estate GVB White 2019
Vergelegen Estate G.V.B White
Region: Stellenbosch, Costal Region, South Africa
Bottle size: 75cl
Grape: 50% Sauvignon Blanc 50% Semillion
Tight, focused and beautifully integrated with herbal, grapefruit flavours, ripe tropical notes, and a long, focused aftertaste.
Flagship white from the Estate. The GVB White is a Semillon-Sauvignon Blanc blend. The Semillon was planted in 1991 on the south facing Korhaan flats at 220m above sea level. The Sauvignon Blanc grapes used in this blend come from the 30-year old Schaapenberg vineyard.
Since 1700, Vergelegen (meaning “situated far away”) has been a historic estate in Somerset West, in the Western Cape province of South Africa. Extending over 3000 hectares, from the banks of the Lourens River to the rock faces of the Hottentots Holland Mountains, Vergelegen is one of South’s Africa’s most prominent wineries. This is reflected by the fact its wines have earned more than 200 local and international awards since 1999 including the coveted Château Pichon Longueville.