Very best value SA Sauvignon at or below R50pb in 2012

SOUTH AFRICAN Sauvignon Blanc that has been highly recommended this year by one or more of the expert tasting panels around the world AND which costs no more than R50 a bottle – with prices given ex-cellar, or approximate retail if the public can’t buy directly from the producer:
ARABELLA 2012 – R38
BERGSIG 2012 – R45
BOLAND CELLAR’S Flutterby 2012 – R25
BRAMPTON 2011 – R50
DU PLESSIS’ Virgin Earth Pepper Tree 2012 – R50
DU TOITSKLOOF 2012 – R33
FRANSCHHOEK CELLAR Statue de Femme 2011 – R45
JOURNEY’S END Weather Station 2011 – R50
LA PETITE FERME 2012 – R48
MERWIDA 2012 – R38
MOUNT ROZIER 2011 – R45
ODD BINS Bin No 230 2012 – R35
ORMONDE’S Alexanderfontein Chip Off The Old Block 2012 – R42
PLACE IN THE SUN 2011 – R38
RIDGEBACK 2012 – R48
RIETVALLEI Classic 2012 – R50
ROOIBERG 2012 – R44
SAUVIGNON.COM 2012 – R32
STELLENBOSCH HILLS 2012 – R38
VAN LOVEREN 2012 – R34
ULTRA LIQUORS’ Secret Cellar 2011 – R30
WINDMEUL 2012 – R34
ZORGVLIET Silver Myn 2012 – R40
For a ‘virtual visit’ to these good-value cellars, click on the links above. For details of the awards and ratings, and for more premium versions of SA Sauvignon Blanc that have received good reviews locally or internationally in 2012, click here.