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The winemakers of South Africa present the world delicipus white wines, ranging from lively and crips, to fruity, mild and smooth. Every taste can be satisfied. While Chenin Blanc and Sauvignon Blanc and more fresh and crips, grape varieties like Chardonnay and Semillon are more famous for their smoothness. Typically South African is no doubt Chenin Blanc, the most planted white vine of the country. But also lesser known varieties like Gewürztraminer and Viognier from South Africa are every penny worth their price.
The grape variety that became a brand: Chardonnay belongs to the noble grapes and delivers delicious, aromatic, full-bodied and smooth white wines from South Africa.
One of the most multifaceted grape varieties worldwide is Chenin Blanc. In South Africa, Chenin Blanc is especially successful as it delivers absolute premium wine there.
The grape variety Gewürztraminer is very demanding yet rewards with an aromatic bouquet and a full-bodied wine.
Germany’s exemplary grape is the Riesling. South Africa’s winemakers also use Riesling and refine their wines with that grape variety.
The grape variety Sauvignon Blanc delivers fresh and tangy white wine. Especially South African Sauvignon Blanc enjoys great popularity.
One of the unsung heroes is Sémillon which is a basis for many high quality cuvees due to its full body and good acidity.
The aromatic Viognier wine stands for high quality premium wine. Even though it is not easy to cultivate, it is an inherent part in South Africa.
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