The wine is detailed with citrus fruit � limes and tangerine � pear skin and yellow flowers add depth. The wine is tightly wound and held together with a mineral backbone � resulting from the vineyard location � the combination of fruit, delicate spices and raw almond shavings, gives immense drinking pleasure.
The wine has bright fruit concentration on the nose, which follows through onto the palate. There is tension and excitement all at once. Nectarine, pear and melon are given depth by touches of spice, lemongrass and ginger, while hints of florals are a further dimension. Time in oak, with close lees contact, has helped to give the wine breadth and depth, still remaining fresh and focused, with sali…
Rich and complex with citrus, lime and hints of apricot flavours. Elegant aroma shows citrus characters, integrated with subtle hints of oak that adds to the complexity. Good fruit and balance with long lingering finish.
A full-bodied, complex Chenin that really shows the grape's potential in South Africa. The nose shows rich apricot and honey, subtle oak and a fine mineral character. The palate is rich and round with a long finish and with ripe fruit and vanilla oak in perfect harmony.
Intensely-focused flavours showing citrus, tropical fruits and mineral tones. Long and elegant with excellent fruit/oak integration. The palate shows riper fruit that combines well with the creaminess. Crisp acidity and some well balanced oak lingers on the aftertaste.
A pale gold colour; the nose of this 'Destination Chardonnay' is rich, with tropical pineapple and greenage overlaid by fragrant lime. The ripeness of the fruit fleshes out the palate; the pineapple richness combines well with the melon while the lime acidity gives freshness, lifting and lengthening the flavours. A definite wood character complements the wine well.
The pinnacle of what we consider to be the finest expression of the grapes of this varietal an icon chenin, a challenge to the world! Rich, layered with dried apricot, vanilla and honey. Will gain additional complexity with cellaring.
On the nose, one can pick up subtle honeycomb flavours derived from a section of botrytised fruit used in the wine. It shows luscious ripe tropical fruit and some green grass on the nose carried through onto the palate with a lingering aftertaste of grapefruit and a zesty acidity.
The wines fresh and delicate yet inviting nose displays peach blossom, greengage, lime, green apple, white peach, pineapple, ginger, angelica and peppery spiciness. The palate shows notes of quince, granadilla, kumquat, mandarin orange, melon, pear and lemon-meringue against a backdrop of steely minerality. Hints of roasted hazelnuts and almonds add to the complexity of the palate. The wine is exc…
Grapes are sourced from old vines from three vineyards in Stellenbosch, all characterised by their complex soils. Somehow both rich and intense yet elegant and delicate on the palate. Honeyed pear, butterscotch, citrus flavours complemented by a firm minerality and spicy edge. A profound wine that changes perspectives.
The Seaward grapes are selected from coastal growing areas. The Chenin Blanc is grown on the Tygerberg Hills, only 15km from the cold Atlantic ocean. The vineyard was planted in 1984. The wine shows aromas of citrus, lime, peach and honeydew. The palette is complex with ripe fruit and a fresh lime finish.
The Seaward grapes are selected from South Africa�s top coastal growing areas. There is a purity of fruit in these wines, with great concentration, balance and finesse. The Sauvignon Blanc is grown on the Tygerberg Hills, only 16km from the cold Atlantic ocean. It shows rich aromas of green figs, grass and ripe tropical fruit.
Refreshing aromas and flavours of crisp/fresh tropical fruit, nose with passionfruit and gooseberries and grassy, with a little bit of basil (herbaceousness). Layers of tropical fruit, subliminal figs on the palate. Well structured and balanced.
Grapes for this wine is harvested from a 53 year old single vineyard of Chenin blanc on the slopes of the Bottelary Hills, hence the number on the front of the bottle referring to age of the vines in the year the wine was made.