10 Thrilling South African Whites Under $20

New reviews of affordable and diverse Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc and Chenin Blanc up to 90 points

10 Thrilling South African Whites Under $20
Stellenbosch winery De Morgenzon has been turning out impressive Chenin Blancs since it debuted with the 2005 vintage.
May 20, 2021

While South Africa's winemakers use a range of red and white grapes to produce everything from sparklers to sweeties, there are three grape varieties that lead the way for the country's white wines: Chenin Blanc, Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc. And as this week's selection shows, many versions offer impressive value. This gives wine lovers a great opportunity to explore South Africa's wines, whether they're enjoying these whites in casual settings or pairing them with fine cuisine at more elegant events.

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