Penny Viognier is named in memory and honour of Penny Hughes, for her spirit, friendship and courage. It is a rare wine, made in tiny quantities.
Billy and his late wife Penny, were amongst the first investors, trading grapes for a share in Painted Wolf. Billy is an uncompromising exponent of organic and naturally farmed grapes with a keen interest in biodynamics. From 2013, his Kasteelsig vineyard has been organically certified. Jenny Metelerkamp produced the fine Painted Wolf ink drawing for our logo and the pack labels.
A beautiful wine with an exotic bouquet of lime, stone fruits and spicy wood, tons of flavour and long poised finish.
Pairs well with mild Indian curries like korma and tikka masala. Also creamy seafood dishes and washed rind cheese.
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...
Blackcurrant and prunes with smoky, spicy undertones laced with berry and fruit. Full bodied with delicate spices followed by prunes and plums - good tannic backbone
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....
A spicy full bodied red wine, with white pepper undertones. Slight French oak gives this wine a soft tannin structure with smooth mouth feel. Combining dark berry fruit with spicy richness makes this wine a drinking pleasure. Able to age for five years.