It's bright and acidic, but a little jumbled. Drink with fried chicken. Recommended. 87 points.
On the palate it is intensely fruity, and rich. Drink with baked chicken and biscuits. Recommended. 89 points.
This wine has one of those noses that almost makes you forget to take a drink. Aromas of orange blossoms, distant magnolia, and freshly-sliced pears all float up from the glass. Soft, round fruits lead on the p...
All in all, a pleasant, mild sparkling aperitif, a surprise to me, for this grape.
The wait was rewarded with a very lovely wine that doesn't usually get any years behind it.
Never one to mince words, W. Blake Gray visited South Africa this year and in this and a companion piece on his own site, explored the effect of wind on terroir and wondered how much progress has been made in South African wine post-apartheid.