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Explosion of seductive aromas of clementine and cinnamon spice on the entry, continuing deliciously to apple crumble and white pear confit, finishing with a sneaky touch of ground almond.
Smooth and silky, with caramel-coated citrus evolving on the palate, prolonging the finish with a hint of roasted almond. Gentle and soft with accommodating mouthfeel and with very long legs.
61% of the wine was matured for 8 months in 300 litres selected French oak barrels. 42% was in new oak. The balance was kept in tank to capture the essential, primary fruit of this high altitude, cool climate Chardonnay.
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...
A blend of Shiraz, Cinsault and Mourvèdre. It has an earthy, rustic quality with dark plum and red berry fruit on the nose and a medium-bodied palate.
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...
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....