AtaraxiaSauvignon Blanc 2022Product code: 16410
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Ataraxia Sauvignon Blanc is a quintessentially aromatic South African wine. It is beautifully expressed and elegantly well-rounded. Perfumes of elderflower, passion fruit, gooseberry, and green pepper effortlessly waft from the glass. Its palate, terse and tense, is well-tailored, boasting bright acidity and intricate texture. The flavours are subtle, offering an evocative citrus undertone. The wine's finish, superbly long and refreshingly crisp, accentuates its finesse. Ideal for classy dinner gatherings, Ataraxia Sauvignon Blanc wine is well-created to be sipped and savoured with seafood or white poultry dishes. The lush complexities of this wine highlight the beauty of South African viniculture.
About the Winery
Nestled in the breathtaking Hemel-en-Aarde valley, Ataraxia winery offers an essence of purity, tranquility and timeless value. Here, immaculate terroirs and masterly craftmanship join hands with nature's capricious ways, resulting in a spectacular medley of world-class wines.
Designer of this distinctively serene winery is Kevin Grant, a highly respected and accomplished viticulturist in his own right. He fell in love with the beauty of this valley and the exceptional potential it held for producing wines of profound character. Sparing no detail to ensure the maximum expression of the unique terroirs under his stewardship, Kevin set about handcrafting a limited quantity of top-quality wines under the Ataraxia label.
The setting is undoubtedly one of the most enchanting in the Cape with its sweeping vistas over the voluptuous valley and calming ocean views. Ataraxia though is not just about the pleasing aesthetics, the name itself, deriving from a Greek term meaning 'a serene state of mind, free from worry and preoccupation' reflects the ethos and values held dear by those managing the winery.
One of the keystones of Ataraxis ethos is dedication to sustainability. Full membership of the Biodiversity Wine Initiative demonstrates a committed approach to conservation. The vineyards occupy only a fraction of the land, with the lion’s share dedicated to preserving the native fynbos vegetation.
If you are a wine enthusiast in pursuit of honest and authentic expression in your wines or a lover of natural beauty, Ataraxia vineyards stand as a beacon of attraction. Its Chardonnay. Sauvignon Blanc and Pinot Noir are among the estates’ signature blends that carry a hint of originality and a stamp of the lush valley.
A visit to Ataraxia winery is not just about the wine; it's an overall sensory experience. The rustic yet elegant wine lounge, the exquisite artworks and the tranquil ambiance combine to offer an encounter that whispers of another time and place. As you savour your glass of Ataraxia wine, you can't help but admiringly agree, it truly is tranquillity captured in a bottle.