Steen / Chenin blanc – 100% Old bush vine, Swartland
Cling peach, apricot, bright citrus, Swartland spiciness & a beam of palate whetting acidity are hallmarks of this Steen. A perfect partner for a Sunday roast chicken with all the trimmings, fresh seafood, braised pork belly, firm fromage or enjoy as an aperitif. Serve chilled & best decanted.
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.