Pale golden colour. Aromas on the nose are opulent and intense with notes of white peach, toasted brioche ripe grilled pineapples and a hint of white pepper spice. There is an underlying hint of honey blossom and dried apricots. On the palate, ripe yellow and stone fruits with a full mid-palate reflecting the honey suckle and dried apricot. The finish is dry and textured with a hint of toastiness form the 2nd fill barrels used.
A perfect accompaniment to Lobster Bisque, Seafood Paella, Sushi or any mildly spicy dish.
This wine drinks well on release but will reward with cellaring for up to 6 years from harvest.
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.
A fresh, crispy, full character, easy drinking pleasure. This fruity, dry white wine was carved from dry land bush vines from the granite slopes of the Paardeberg in the Swartland.