South African wine has a history dating back to 1659. There are about 60 appellations within the Wine of Origin (WO) system, with a hierarchy of designated production regions, districts and wards. A ward is an area with a distinctive soil type and/or climate, and is roughly equivalent to a European appellation.
A fresh, fruity, and very versatile wine with forthright apple, lime and pear flavors. Pairs well with fish, shellfish, and pasta in a white sauce.
This Merlot has a rich, deep, crimson color. On the nose, you will find a combination of prunes, spices, dark chocolate and raspberries. The palate has a smooth, rich taste of cherries, raspberries and blackcurrant, well integrated with the wood chariness. Leaves a lingering aftertaste of raspberries. Pairs well with bleu cheese, grilled chicken, and chocolate desserts.
Pale straw in color, this complex Chardonnay has rich citrus and slight apricot aromas, supported by a very subtle oak and hints of vanilla. Soft palate with lingering aftertaste. Pairs well with fish, pasta in a creamy sauce, or with a winter soup.