Blend of 65% Pinot Noir and 35% Chardonnay. Left for 2 years on the lees. Light straw with fine mousse. Delicate with yeasty and toast notes enlivened by a firm mousse. Graceful with long lingering finish.
Ideal as an aperitif with refined, naturally prepared finger food.
About the winery:
This historic estate, situated at the foot of the Simonsberg Mountain between Paarl and Franschhoek, was founded in 1688 by French Huguenot Charles Marais. He named it after his home town in France, Le Plessis Marly. It was his grandson Jacob who built the mansion back in 1764. Current owners Michael and Rose Jordaan bring revived energy and enthusiasm to this beautiful private estate . Winemaker Fred Fismer is very driven and monitors the wines closely. Flagship wine is a Cabernet-based Bordeaux.