Chenin Blanc, Viognier, Chardonnay and Grenache Blanc
Golden subtle straw with a yellow edge.The wine has a deliciously complex, spicy nose of ginger, jasmine, coconut and peaches. Fresh with touches of white pepper, citrus blossoms, honey and pears. The oak is well balanced and the wine has a high degree of finesse. The mid-palate is very smooth and slightly creamy, but still tight, with a fresh citrus influence and a long, lingering aftertaste.
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.