Warwick Estate The first Lady Sauvignon Blanc 2019

A tropical storm bursting with fruit and vibrant acidity, this wine was built for long lunches with great friends, any day of the week. Pale gold with kiwi fruit green tint, light bouche luminously in the glass. Aromas of crushed passion fruit off the vine, white blossom and just ripe figs, sewn up with a seam of flint and nettle.On the palate juicy tropical fruits take you straight to the islands, with layers of melon, passion fruit and kiwi. Bone dry and textured, lemon-and-lime highlight the tropical fruit, finishing with bright, zingy acidity.

Region: Stellenbosch

Grape Varietal: Sauvignon Blanc

Food Pairing: This wine loves food almost as much as you , it pairs with a wide range of dishes from light summer salads to roast a chicken dinner.

Alc. 12,87%

Residual Sugar: 2.5g/l

Total Acidity: 5,6g/l

pH: 3,45

Winemaking: Grapes are picked in the early hours of the morning to retain freshness and aromatics. De-stemmed and crushed straight to the press with no skin contact. Fermentation takes place in stainless steel and 8% of the wine is fermented in oak to add some depth to the palate. After fermentation the wine is kept on the lees for 100 days before blending and bottling in August 2019.

Allergy information: Contains Sulfite

Producer:

Warwick Wine Estate,

On the R44 between Stellenbosch and Klapmuts.

South Africa

8,80 €

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Warwick Estate The First Lady Cabernet Sauvignon 2017

Deep dark fruits dominate with blackberry compote and black plum complimented with spicy aromatics of clove and cinnamon and a lovely hint of dried herb. A magnificent companionship of bitter and sweet, dark chilli chocolate.

Region: Stellenbosch

Grape Varietal: Cabernet Sauvignon

Food Pairing: Barbecued flank steak.Wild mushroom risotto.

Alc. 13,72%

Residual Sugar: 3.0g/l

Total Acidity: 5,7g/l

pH: 3,52

Winemaking: Grapes are picked at optimal ripeness and transported to the cellar and de-stemmed into tank. The wines spent between 7 and 14 days on the skins depending on the tannin structure, with three or four pump overs per day and then pressed to undergo malolactic fermentation in tank. After completion the wine was aged for 18 months with various types of oak used, none new, before blending and a light filtration and bottling in November 2018.

Allergy information: Contains Sulfite

Producer:

Warwick Wine Estate,

On the R44 between Stellenbosch and Klapmuts.

South Africa

8,90 €

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Warwick Estate Three Cape Ladies 2016

Cassis and black plum dominate the primary aromas with complex layers of all spice, mace, cinnamon, cocoa powder and dried lavender. The palate is bursting with dark berry flavour with a spicy top note of cinnamon and fresh fennel. The opulent fruit is balanced out by the well integrated acidity and chalky tannin. 

Region: Stellenbosch

Grape Varietal: 41%Cabernet Sauvignon,31%Cabernet Franc,28%Merlot

Food Pairing: The perfect accompaniment to a Sunday roast, Pairs well with Lean red meat dishes, Fillet steak, Ostrich or game , in red wine sauce. Open Lasagna with Char grilled Giant Mushrooms, fennel and green pepper sauce.

Alc. 14,35%

Residual Sugar: 2.7g/l

Total Acidity: 5,5g/l

pH: 3,53

Winemaking: 2016 was a warm and very dry season in the middle of the worst drought to hit the Western Cape, yields were low, and flavours concentrated and rich. Each component was harvested separately, de-stemmed and sorted into tank. The wines spent between 14 and 30 days depending on the tannin structure with three or four pump overs per day and then pressed to undergo malolactic fermentation in tank. After completion the wine was racked to French oak barrels (10% new oak was used) for a period of 20 months before blending and a light filtration before bottling in October 2018.

Allergy information: Contains Sulfite

Producer:

Warwick Wine Estate,

On the R44 between Stellenbosch and Klapmuts.

South Africa

18,70 €

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