1/3 Cabernet Sauvignon, 1/3 Pinotage, 1/3 Shiraz
Made from the best and carefully selected grapes from the farm, this is their flagship red wine. In keeping with the philosophy of this range, they let the grapes do the talking rather than fiddling too much in the cellar. There’s lovely blackcurrent, plum and mulberry aromas on the nose with a nuttiness from the barrel maturation. The full bodied, complex palate has an elegant dry finish.
Serve with: fillet of beef, Braaivleis, Lamb shank or Italian cuisine.
One can imagine the brief given to Abraham Izak Perold who perfected the crossing of Pinot Noir and Cinsault in 1924: ‘Professor, we want you to create a uniquely South African grape variety that has all the nobility of Pinot Noir but the high-yielding potential of Cinsault’. Pinotage is what...
Shiraz/Mouvedre/Grenache A well-balanced and complex blend. Named after winemaker's father, Toeloe Basson. A strong, full bodied character leading the way. Aged for 14 months in French oak.
White Blend Sauvignon Blanc/Chardonnay (unwooded) made by the Hamilton Russell family. Bottle age adds complexity and harmony. Chardonnay is fermented in clay amphoras. Food friendly, textured, mineral vitality and savoury length.