Fragrance of pure white grapefruit, intense tropical fruit, ripe gooseberry and fleshy kiwi fruit over-lay Ionas distinctive herbal and floral undertone. The palate is keenly balanced showing cut green apples and lime marmalade followed by great minerality and length.
Great with fresh asparagus, chicken and seafood dishes but is also enjoyable by itself.
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Sweet spice, freshly picked red plums, black cherries and cola are supported by aromatic toasted coconut and milk chocolate from the youthful oak.
The bright cored palate of the 2011 is less dense than previous vintages, showing more elegance and freshness, but retaining the characteristic fine grained, polished tannin structure that is accessible and mouth-watering now, but will also develop further complexity with bottle age.
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Complex layers of citrus fruit enhanced by elegant oak delivers this well-structured Kloovenburg Chardonnay. A nose of intense citrus and hints of dried apricots intrigues and follows through on a silky palate finishing in a lingering aftertaste.
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Colour: A ruby red colour. Nose: An elegant fruit profile on the nose includes cheeky cherries, subtle raspberry and spicy black pepper. Palate: All this is nicely supported by refined tannins and a soft finish. This wine is a superb companion to The Petit Blanc. Food Pairing: Can be enjoyed at many levels, but goes exceptionally well with a traditional South African braai of wors and chops. Alternatively try a winter dish of slow-roasted, marrow- enriched oxtail casserole with fresh farm-style bread. (Merlot 70%, Cabernet Sauvignon 30%) The Cabernet Sauvignon vineyards used for this blend are planted in a combination...
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A very aromatic nose dominated by Sauvignon Blanc with floral notes and intense citrus fruit, some mineral nuances with a sensation of ripe grapes. Perfectly balanced in the mouth with a lovely aromatic power.
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100% Tempranillo grapes harvested from 30-year old vines, aged for two years in French Allier oak and 36 months in bottle.
The fruit leads the way with oak in the background playing a supporting, yet important role. Limited production makes this a sought after wine.
Ruby red with plummy fruits and spice on the nose.
Clean, bright, complex aroma, elegant and fine (redcurrant preserves, cloves, peppers).
Round, spicy palate with polished tannins and a good balance.
Ideal for drinking with stewed fish, grilled meat and lamb.
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