Aromatic white wine, Stellenbosch appellation, blend of 6 white grapes: Chardonnay 30%, Chenin 23%, Sauvignon Blanc 20%, Viognier 15%, Gewürztraminer 7% and Weisser Riesling 5%. Eight months on 300-& 500 liter French oak. Aromas of citrus, flowers and lychee with spicy undertones of aniseed and cloves. Complex and long aftertaste.
Travel the world with this wine and serve with sushi, seafood, vegetable/pumpkin risotto, paella, ceasar salad, creamy chicken pasta, mild curries, Indonesian rijsttafel, prawn or shrimp linguini.
Intense dark red. Elegant, succulent, robust dry wine, with an explosion of plum, blackcurrant and cherry. Well-structured and long-lasting finish with firm but supple tannins. Deliciously matured Bordeauxstyle from Stellenbosch (50% Cab Sauv, 34% Merlot, 10 Cab Franc and 6% Malbec). Strict VEGAN guidelines were adhered to during the entire farming and winemaking process. Can be cellared for another decade!
Combine with baked or grilled red meat: beef, lamb or venison. When choosing vegan, go for lentils, beans, risottos combined with aubergines or mushrooms.
Deep red colour, complex texture with black and red fruit, well integrated tannins and fine acidity. Vineyard planted in 1997. Wood ageing of 15 months in a combination of 60% Hungarian and 40% French oak. Can be cellared for another decade.
Try with baked or grilled red meat or ground game, with spicy sauces.
About the winery:
The story about this historic estate dates 300 years back to 1692 when Willem Barend Lubbe settled on the flanks of the Bottelary hills. The property counts 273 hectares of which 163 are planted with vines. The vineyards enjoy the Atlantic sea breeze that brings refreshment every afternoon. The beautiful driveway and the towering fountain make the vineyard one of the most recognisable of the Cape. Neethlingshof aims high in protecting the biodiversity on the estate.
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