CHENIN BLANC 50% CLAIRETTE BLANCHE 19% MUSCAT D’ALEXANDRIE 16% SEMILLON 12% VIOGNIER 3%
Bright in appearance with a delicate greenish hue. This wine offers layers of fresh, vibrant aromatics. Notes of greengage, wildflowers, honeysuckle and litchi pour out of the glass. On the palate the fine edge of mineral freshness keeps these ebullient characters in check, framing an intense and long lasting finish.
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.