While we still carry Backsberg’s delicious Black Label – John Martin Sauvignon Blanc, we are currently out of stock of the Premium Sauvignon Blanc vintages.

We do, however, have limited samples of the 2017 vintage of the Premium Sauvignon Blanc!

Contact us for samples or more details!

-Amy Waldon

PREMIUM SAUVIGNON BLANC – (Backsberg Estate Cellars – Western Cape, South Africa)


Available Vintages: 2017 CURRENTLY FOR SAMPLES ONLY

88 pts – Wine Enthusiast (PV)

Silver Medal – Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show

88 pts – Wine Enthusiast (PV)86 pts – Tim Atkin’s 2017 South Africa Special Report

Gold Medal – 2017 Vitis Vinifera Awards

BLEND / COLOR: 100% Sauvignon Blanc

PALATE/BOUQUET: Bursting with aromas of gooseberry and passion fruit, this lively wine matches aromatic intensity with freshness and balance. Lime and nettle characters predominate the palate, cleverly matching fruit sweetness with natural acidity.

WINE DETAILS: 3.5 pH, 2.0 g/L Res. Sugar, 13.48% Alcohol by Vol.

REGION NOTES: Clay loam, med-high yield. 12 year old vines. Mediterranean climate.