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Oxford Companion to Wine

Oxford Companion to Wine

By Jancis Robinson

Published 2006

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Elgin, predominantly white wine district in the Cape South Coast region of south africa. This relatively new district has cool, high vineyards in apple-orchard country east of Cape Town and is a source of fine Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc, as well as some successful Pinot Noirs.