The palate is full of fresh fruit character, yet also has richness, weight and length. The nose is typical of Gisborne Chardonnay in an early year. It is a delightful melange of peach, nectarine and melon. As a young wine, this is pale in the glass with pale gold highlights. As the wine ages, the colour will deepen.
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Aromas of white and black pepper, violets and plum and a subtle chocolate and leather spiciness. This wine is medium bodied and complex. Produced in the Northern Rhone style, with plum, pepper and cinnamon characters with a slight bacon note on the finish. A firm acid backbone with silky tannins harmonises the fruit and culminates in a warm, ripe finish.
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Clear bright purple red. Typical red fruits of the Pinot Noir parent, raspberries, cranberry. Red fruited with plum skin acidity. Round, with soft tannins, and Turkish delight undertow on the aftertaste.
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This is an expressive wine from the highly regarded vineyard of Le Chene Marchand with a crisp, pungent nose of nettles and freshly-mown grass.
The palate has impressive texture, finishing with hints of ripe lemons and limes and the classic stony minerality of the region
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Deep, purple core with wide, bright, bluish tinged rim. Rich, ripe, berry fruit nose with lots of ripe, red plum.
Some floral notes in the background including violets and spring blossoms. Rich and full in the mouth with tremendous youthful vigour. Layers of berry fruit with developing spice including pepper, cinnamon and vanilla.
Oak hardly shows yet it must have done it's job to have such elegance and roundness at this early age. Very attractive now yet loads of development potential.
These vineyards are situated on the farm DeMorgenzon in the Stellenboschkloof. Soils are mostly weathered granite which give the...
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Pale lemon in colour with green hints.
Perfumes are of fresh apples, with a touch of tropical fruit including pineapple and freshly cut hay.
On the palate it is fresh and dry, with crisp orchard fruit offset by ripe, tropical flavours.
Clean and dry on the finish.
100% Chenin Blanc.
Limited stock, 2016 vintage coming soon.
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Bright Ruby colour.
Intense youthful nose with a distinctive fruity character reminiscent of wild cherries.
On the palate is well balance, with intense fruit and good length. Drink it slightly chilled as an aperitif or at room temperature with a dessert.
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Croft Original pale cream is a suitable blend of the pale dryness of quality fino sherry, with the added depth and body of a cream. It is both light and delicate in colour, yet smooth and luxurious in its taste. Like all fine white wines, Croft Original is best served chilled from the fridge, as an apperitif, or as a delicious accompaniment to pate, salmon or a fresh fruit salad. It also makes a tasty alternative to dessert wines.
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