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Reviews for 2017

July 2017 - South Africa

July 2017 - South Africa
This month's Wine feature is South African Wines

South Africa Reviews

Sonance NV  Pinot Grigio
91 points
$9.95
Best Buy
Pale straw color. Fresh aromas and flavors of honeysuckle and lemon zest with a satiny, vibrant, fruity light body and a complex, breezy dried apricot and mango, starfruit, sage, and limestone and diesel finish with fine, fruit tannins and no oak. A snappy and silky Pinot Grigio with complex minerality not unlike a fine German Riesling.
91 points $9.95 Best Buy
Lubanzi 2015 Red Blend Coastal Region
88 points
$14.99
Best Buy
Opaque black garnet color. Aromas of dried berries, dry earth, and dried white flowers with a lightly tannic, crisp, fruity full body and an interesting, medium-length tar, dark chocolate, mixed berry pie, and parsley finish with coarse tannins and heavy oak. A sturdy red for the table.
88 points $14.99 Best Buy
Lubanzi 2016  Chenin Blanc
85 points
$14.99
Bright yellow straw color. Citrusy aromas and flavors of crisp apple and pear, lemon yogurt, cantaloupe rind, and ginger with a soft, dry-yet-fruity medium body and a swift nougat finish with fine, fruit tannins. An easy-going and versatile wine.
85 points $14.99
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