Aromatic white wine, Stellenbosch appellation, blend of 6 white grapes: Chenin 39%, Sauvignon Blanc 35%, Chardonnay 12%, Viognier 7%, Gewürztraminer 5% and Weisser Riesling 2%. Eight months on 300-& 500 liter French oak. Compelling bouquet of jasmine, litchi and elderflower fused with grapefruit, mango and pastry. On the palate, elegantly refined and intricate flavours of litchi, grapefruit, kiwi, asparagus and green fig forming a full and complex, multi-layered mouth-feel with a sweet, oaky mid palate leading to a beautiful long and complex finish.
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.
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 recognizable of the Cape. Neethlingshof aims high in protecting the biodiversity on the estate.
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