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Franschhoek Cellar Statue de Femme Sauvignon Blanc

Franschhoek Cellar Statue de Femme Sauvignon Blanc

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Franschhoek Cellar Statue de Femme Sauvignon Blanc: A Vibrant South African Gem – Tasting Notes & Food Pairings

Introduction

South Africa's Franschhoek Valley is renowned for its stunning beauty and exceptional wines, and Franschhoek Cellar Statue de Femme Sauvignon Blanc is a testament to the region's quality. This elegant Sauvignon Blanc, named after the graceful monument honouring French Huguenot heritage, offers a vibrant expression of the varietal, ideal for pairing with a range of delicious dishes.

Tasting Notes

  • Appearance: A vibrant pale straw colour with hints of green in the glass.
  • Nose: A burst of tropical fruit aromas leaps forth, reminiscent of passionfruit, gooseberry, and a touch of green fig. Delicate citrus notes and a hint of herbaceousness add complexity.
  • Palate: The palate delivers on the promise of the nose, with juicy tropical flavours and refreshing acidity. A subtle grassy character and hints of minerality create a balanced and elegant wine. The finish is crisp and clean, lingering with a touch of citrus.

Food Pairing Suggestions

Franschhoek Cellar Statue de Femme Sauvignon Blanc's bright acidity and zesty flavours make it a fantastic food companion. Here are some delectable pairing ideas:

  • Seafood: Ideal with grilled prawns, pan-seared scallops, or a classic fish and chips.
  • Salads: The wine's herbaceous notes shine alongside a goat cheese salad with citrus vinaigrette.
  • Asian Cuisine: Complements the spice and fresh flavours of Thai green curry or Vietnamese summer rolls.
  • Light Appetisers: Enjoy with creamy hummus and pita bread or a light bruschetta with tomato and basil.

More About Franschhoek Cellar Sauvignon Blanc

This wine hails from the picturesque Franschhoek Valley in the coastal region of South Africa, where cool ocean breezes and diverse soils create ideal conditions for growing Sauvignon Blanc. Franschhoek Cellar is known for its commitment to quality and sustainable winemaking practices.

 

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