A steely minerality is present on the bouquet, accompanied by orange blossom and gooseberries with hints of white pepper. The palate is creamy with flavours of crab-apple and gooseberries, balanced by a tart, lime zest like acidity.
Goats cheese – either baked, in a salad or on its own. Fish -whether it be baked, steamed, fried or served as a soup. Also, lime, coriander, light chilli and garlic when cooked with fish, chicken or vegetables.
The grapes were entirely hand-picked, between daybreak and mid morning. Reductive winemaking methods were applied in making the
wine. The grapes were gently crushed, followed by four hours of skin contact. After a cool, 2 week fermentation the wine spent five months on the primary lees, with a twice a month batonage. The wine was stabilized and filtered pre-bottling
2017 Vintage 90 points Wine Enthusiast