Verdelho 2018

A Sercial-style wine, viscous in texture with flavours of tropical fruit, honeysuckle and fresh lime on the creamy aftertaste.

R90.00

Tasting Notes

COLOUR: Ripe yellow with an attractive green tinge.

NOSE: Ripe nectarine enhanced by aromas of sherbet-like tutti frutti.

TASTE: A Sercial-style wine, viscous in texture with flavours of tropical fruit, honeysuckle and fresh lime on the creamy aftertaste.

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Food Pairings

Fresh oysters, shellfish or roulade of duck with a pate filling.

Winemaker's Notes

Our Verdelho vineyard was planted in 2013 on a south-facing slope with east to west row direction. The soils are of terra-rossa formation with a high percentage of shale, providing a well-drained, cool root environment. The vineyard is on a lower slope of the hill where it is warmer and more suited for the style of wine we set out to achieve. During the 2018 vintage the Verdelho vineyard was harvested twice at 20 brix and 23.5 Brix . By doing so a wider fruit profile was achieved ranging from light musket tones to more full fruit with tropical nuance.

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