Golden straw coloured Chardonnay, with just a gentle touch of oak. The philosophy of Seven Springs is to aim for balance and staying true to the nature of their vineyards. The Overberg has such rich soils that it delivers a unique type of fruit, which does not need much to show its beauty and elegance. The acid is bright and fresh, yet not acidic. The flavours are that of candied lemon, velvety crème Brule with a unique salinity found in the wines from here.
Easily enjoyed on its own, but beautifully paired with canapés, mild cheeses, mild curries, rich fish or poultry dishes and my favourite…pork belly. Serve chilled at 14-16°C
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.