Grapes are hand-harvested from 15-year-old vines on the slopes of the Kanonberg mountains. The wine shows a brilliant and clear, green-tinged colour. Aromatic and dry Sauvignon Blanc, with aromas and flavours of gooseberries, lemon zest, green pepper and a young tropical fruit. Pleasing and lingering mineral-rich mouth-feel.
Goes well with pure fish, shellfish. Fresh aperitif.
About the winery:
Established in 1702 as a farm providing fresh produce to the East Indian ships on their way to the spice islands. It is located in Durbanville Wine Valley region, with vineyards on the south facing slopes of Kanonkop to the north facing Tygerberg Hills. Deep soils with good water retention allow dryland farming. Cooling sea breezes, night-time mists and close proximity to the ocean are all beneficial factors when it comes to the quality of the grapes.
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