The First Drop
Benguela Cove is a leading producer and wine destination, at the start of South Africa’s Hermanus Wine Route. Discover and enjoy the finest award-winning wines from our quality vineyards.
The Semillon Sauvignon Blanc 2015 is full-bodied and exhibits a distinct tangy, savoury component reminiscent of the sea breeze that highlights the maritime aspects of its unique terroir.
Enjoy this wine on it’s own or pair it with green leaf salads, salmon-based sushi dishes or seafood dishes such as fish, shellfish and oysters.
Destemming and crushing of hand-picked grapes was followed by two hours of skin contact. The juice was settled for 48 hours, clean juice racked off, inoculated with a specially selected yeast strain and fermented at 12 – 15°C for 21 days. The cultivar split in the wine is 65% Semillon and 35% Sauvignon Blanc.