With a history dating back to 1692, Spier is certainly within its right to describe its past as ancient. Spier is one of the oldest wine farms in South Africa yet today it has a modern, eco-friendly approach to wine production. Spier is committed to creating accoladed wines and they don't disappoint.
hey are a recognised WWF Conservation Champion and have organic certification. They have been recognised by further organisations such as the Wine Industry Ethical Trade Association and they have Fair Trade accreditation too. A good range of Spier wines can be explored at The Fine Wine Company below.
Very dark colour with youthful ruby rim, invites flavours of caramalised black cherries, hints of dark spice and dark chocolate. The palate follows with a smooth entry rewarding with fruit and velvety tannins that balances the wine for a broad full palate experience. A lingering wine with opulence and longevity.
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.
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 Shiraz shows layered aromas of mulberry, violets and subtle pepper and anise. The mid-palate is balanced with concentrated fruit flavours and smooth, dense tannins.
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.