Exclusive to Cape Wine & Food - total production 2950 bottles.
75% Elgin Viognier, 12.5% Elgin chardonnay, 12.5% Bot River Chenin blanc
Light straw in colour, with a luminous golden hue. Clear and brilliant. Explosive, forward array of jasmine perfumed spice, decadent cinnamon-dusted apricot and peach slices, ending in an overpowering bouquet of early orange blossoms.
Smooth velvet entry coated in vanilla spice and caramel cream, with a cheeky, vivacious freshness extending the tasting pleasure. A tantalizing, dry texture on the finish completes this unique wine.
To emphasise the enticing perfume of the blend, the wine was lightly wooded in 400 litre Burgundian French Oak barrels for 7 months, adding texture with skin fermented Chenin. 23% was new, 23% first fill, 23% second fill and 31% third fill.
A blend of bush vine Chenin Blanc, Chardonnay and Viognier sourced from a number of traditional farmers in the Swartland. Each of the three varieties, brings its essential character to the wine. The largest component, Chenin Blanc, gives backbone and structure. The Chardonnay was naturally, and slowly, fermented, resulting in...
Cabernet Franc (28%) Shiraz (23%) Merlot (22%) Cabernet Sauvignon (21%) and Petit Verdot (6%)Dark ruby red. Lead pencil shavings, crushed red fruit and a hint of chocolate dominates the nose. Elegant red fruit flavours on the palate, backed-up by soft, elegant tannins. A stylish princely wine with lovely age. Food pairing: Excellent on...
This hand-crafted boutique wine has been matured for more than 18 months in French oak barrels and bottle matured. Intense Ruby Garnet in colour. Plums, dry prunes, damsons and cherries with hints of dry mint, cinnamon and violets and notes of spices and herbs. Full and rich, juicy and appealing. This...
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.