A deep straw yellow. A gentle, yet positive and persistent bouquet, with a note of ripe fruit accompanied by hints of crusty bread, hazelnuts and variegated floral aromas. Dry, elegant and well-balanced. It displays notable personality, with the intense fruity notes that are typical of Chardonnay accompanied by appealing nuances of vanilla and yeast that linger for a long time on the palate. This wine offers guaranteed quality for accompanying any meal. 100% Chardonnay.
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The bouquet is intense, ample and elegant with a hint of honey and wild flowers.
Dry and smooth on the palate with good balance and an exceptionally long finish.
Sublime with one of the following: roast turkey with hazelnut stuffing and a white wine gravy, citrus tarragon braised chicken or fried fish with Moroccan-style herb and Chardonnay sauce.
Wine ageing potential: 8-10 years.
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Notes: Lovely fruit purity and structure with rich, spicy and animal notes and firm but fine tannins.
Serve: At 16 Deg C with roast meat, game and most cheeses.
Pinot Noir 100%.
Nicolas Rossignol is one of the younger generation of Burgundians who are making their mark, producing wine from his estate of 4.5 hectares and from his father's 11.5 hectares.
He follows sustainable farming practices and biodynamic techniques. The grapes are hand harvested and Rossignol uses moderate amounts of new oak. The wines are bottled without fining or filtering.
Their wines show impressive colour, are dense with excellent body...
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Beautiful harmony between lengthy Chardonnay and fragrant Pinot Noir. The result is a sparkling wine with a fine mousse giving freshness and finesse elegant ripe fruit and light yeast aromas and a rich creamy complexity on the palate. 'Cape sparklers are improving, with Beck ahead of the pack with this stylish citric champagne lookalike; expect more ripeness of fruit and less acidity than the real thing.' Rose Murray Brown MW, The Scotsman 'I've always enjoyed Graham Beck's sparklers, made in the champagne method under the supervision of the legendary Pieter Bubbles Ferreira. This 50-50 blend of chardonnay and pinot noir...
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Appearance: Pale straw with green hues.
Nose: Delicate and lifted aromas of citrus blossum, lime, honeydew melon, blackcurrant and a hint of chalk dust.
Palate: Juicy clean and fresh with pithy acidity and mineral character balanced by rich fruit flavours of limes, passionfruit and pink grapefruit. The palate is bright, elegant, well balanced with a creamy texture and a long finish.
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The characteristics are a vivid gold colour with honeyed apricot and orange peel flavours which are uplifted with dramatic acidity. Royal Tokaji's 1st growth Nyulaszo vineyard is the benchmark for quality. As in all aszu wines, the three grape varieties are Furmint, Harslevel and Muscat de Lunel.
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