Top South African white wines: Best value for under £20 per bottle
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Heading to the western Cape for inexpensive and superb white wines

In little over 20 years, South Africa has risen to the ranks of first division wine producing country and is now a firm favourite on restaurant lists and in wine merchants across the UK. The wines tend to offer an extremely reliable fruit-driven style, but also with ever increasing balance and finesse as winemakers grapple with the historical problems of over-oaking and extraction. All in all, there has never been a better time to drink South-African!

There are many great Cape whites that today vie for your attention, but I've chosen my top 5 for value for money below - enjoy!

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Ken Forrester Sauvignon Blanc 2013

100% Sauvignon Blanc
alc: 13.0  RS: 1.6  pH: 3.49
This wine shows lovely complexity with mix of tangy grassy notes, fig leaf, and peach ... read more »