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.
This dry, full-bodied white is matured for 12 months in new 300 litre French oak barrels. It is characterised by tangy citrus fruits softened by undertones of vanilla and a nutty complexity. Awarded four stars in the John Platter Wine Guide, this is a big wine for special occasions.
A light, crisp, dry wine that is fruit driven and juicy. Unwooded and refreshing with lovely guava and melon flavours rounded off with a hint of freshly cut grass and pear undertones.
This dry, slightly wooded, medium-bodied white wine is creamy with a floral nose and lime zest finish that provides the perfect balance to the depth of wood. Silver medal winner at the 2015 Michelangelo Wine Awards.
This blend provides some mid palate intensity, with orange blossoms to the nose.The greatest feature of the wine is the freshness on the palate, its good length and balance, with the pure tropical taste. It is fermented to dryness, but has intense fruit flavour of melon, litchi and granadilla.
Light yellow in colour with hints of tropical fruit on the nose. This wine has a firm acidity showing mineral flavour on the finish.
Muscat de Frontignan This classical Constantia dessert wine offers ripe apricot, melon,fynbos and apple like characters. The initial sensation is sweet, but due to crisp natural acids the wine has a firm and full finish.
The wine has a pale lemon yellow colour and a bouquet reminiscent of green peppers combined with herbaceous aromas. The wine is dry, full bodied and has a long lingering finish.
Crisp, zesty Sauvignon Blanc displays textbook aromas and flavours of green fig, gooseberry and lime. Grassy herbal notes are supported by elegant underpinnings of mineral and chalk
From a 1981 Swartland vineyard and involving three pickings at different levels of ripeness. Matured for 10 months in third- and fourth-fill barrels. Peach, apple, some earth and a little oxidative complexity. Great fruit purity, zippy acidity and a lovely savoury finish. A delight to drink. 91 points Christian Eedes...
Freshness and finesse with some floral notes even present, but with that same distinctive depth and complexity of fruit we’ve learned to appreciate and love of the Carl Everson Chenin. These precious 35 year old vines, old French barrels, spontaneous fermentation and minimalistic cellar intervention. STUNNING WINE! Serve with:Pork...
These cousins decided to get one of the latest young star winemakers Lukas van Loggerenberg to make these two great wines. Chenin Blanc - From a 1981 Swartland vineyard and involving three pickings at different levels of ripeness. Matured for 10 months in third- and fourth-fill barrels. Peach, apple, some earth and...
Lightly oaked chardonnay was in wood for only 3 months. The subtle hint of combined French and American oak allow the citrus flavours to stand out with hints of vanilla. Ready to be enjoyed now or in a year’s time
Full and dry with well balanced acid. Tropical fruit, flintiness and hints of asparagus and figs on the nose that all follow through to the palate. Drink now to really appreciate the fruitiness.
This unwooded Chardonnay presents a fragrant bouquet of honey, orange-blossom and flintiness with hints of baked bread. The palate is elegantly well balanced thanks to a small addition of barrel fermented Chardonnay. The finish is long and pleasing with a low acidity. Serve with: Crustaceans, fish, mushrooms and white meat....
Vibrant green heart with lime green rim. Mélange of kiwi, gooseberries, passion- fruit, flint (as in mineral tones) and vegetal notes (light grassiness “fynbos” characters). Beautiful mouth feel with a long fruit packed, persistent finish.
ekhoring is Afrikaans for "squirrel", and an exciting new collaboration between us and the talented guys behind De Kleine Wijn Koöp in Stellenbosch, South Africa. It's predominantly Chenin Blanc, with an eclectic cocktail of alternative varieties, mostly from the Swartland and from vines up to 38-years-old. The grapes were fermented in...
2012 - A nose of citrus and pineapple, taste of green apples and pears with warm toasty biscuit aromas to add balance. Good acid lends to this wine's fine length and versatility. Serve with roast duck and pear salad.
This wine has a light yellow colour with a green tinge. Displays fresh acidity and a delightful spectrum of ripe tropical fruits like pineapple and passion fruit, ending with zingy lime, a textured mouthfeel and a lingering finish. It’s not a great fan of butter or cream, but when served...
Green straw in colour. The wine is dominated by lovely tropical notes with underlying green figs on the nose, fading into green pepper and asparagus as it opens up. It is underlined with a core of mineral flavours. A crisp line of acidity carries the wine beautifully, with a fresh...
It is so clear; the intense, complex nose comes as a bit of a surprise. An upfront herbaceousness is followed by a bombardment of green pepper, fig leaves, passion fruit, star fruit and limey aromas, ending with a distinctive, bright flintiness. This is an expression of the excellent climate and...
Intriguing, floral nose of guava, orange zest and apple. The smooth, balanced palate offers honeydew melon with slices of paw paw, a touch of orange peel, and a sprinkle of cinnamon. The fruitiness is balanced by a creamy mouthfeel and a zesty crisp lingering finish.