2019 Savage White

Western Cape, South Africa

A serious and sensational white blend from a star South African winemaker.


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Categories: World of Wine

About The Wine

In the Savage White, Bordeaux meets the Loire Valley with its blend of Sauvignon Blanc, Semillon and Chenin Blanc, creating a wine that you'll want to sip and savour, rather than glug.

It shows beautiful aromatics of citrus and stone fruits, as well as some savoury oatmeal and spice characters. The palate is buttery and rich, with a fullness in the mouth and a silky feel, balanced by vibrant acidity and some more citrus and stone fruit flavours.

If you're curious to try some white wines out of South Africa, it's difficult to get much better than the Savage White, a wine that deserves much attention.

About Savage Wines

Savage Wines is the venture of Duncan Savage, former winemaker at Cape Point Vineyards in South Africa, who started his own label back in 2011. From the beginning, his desire was to make classic and elegant wines, with a nod to the past, while also pushing boundaries to some degree. He sources a lot of his fruit from old vineyards, as well as ones at high altitude, with the focus in the winery being on minimal intervention.

Savage produces a wide range of wines from grapes expected - Syrah, Chenin Blanc, Cinsault – and unexpected – Touriga Nacional, Clairette Blanc, Viura.

Duncan Savage of Savage Wines
Duncan Savage of Savage Wines
Cape Town, South Africa
Additional Info

From the Producer


64% Sauvignon Blanc, 20% Semillon, 16% Chenin Blanc


Alc.14%Vol | RS2.4g/l | pH3.3 | TA5.7g/l |


Western Cape


Both trellised and bush vines grown in Sandstone and Granite derived soils.

Blend : Sauvignon Blanc (64%), Semillon (20%), Chenin Blanc (16%)
ABV : 14%
Closure : Cork
Drink Until : 2030
Bottle Size : 750ml

Duncan Savage amongst his vines
Duncan Savage amongst his vines
Cape Town, South Africa
Expert Reviews

Critic Reviews

The Wine Front

"Duncan Savage is the name. It’s mostly sauvignon blanc, some semiilon and chenin blanc too. This one is from Western Cape, but Savage runs around various sites in the Cape. A renowned winemaker of the lo-fi but high quality ilk from RSA. Serious feeling white wine. Generous in the palate, supple, flows with sweet citrus, rich stone fruit characters, kernel and oatmeal savouriness, a touch of cinnamon spice and some subtle, buttery complexity. Fragrant, fuller weight white with good balance and interest. Worthy visit." Mike Bennie (The Wine Front)


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