Rich and honeyed, this viscous and tongue-coating straw wine offers intense flavors of baked apple, fresh honey, Medjool date and candied orange that remain endlessly on the palate and finish. Though the wine is decadently powerful, there’s enough acidity to support the weight and keep things from being simply too sweet.
A blend of 75% Chenin Blanc with some Chardonnay and Viognier, the fruit for this wine comes from cool, dry-farmed vineyards in Swartland. It has a great, pure fruit character, and it’s ripe, generous, balancing wood and acidity along with white fruit flavors, peaches and green plums. A touch of minerality completes the picture. Imported by Vinnovative Imports.
This atypical wine has aromas of licorice, hickory, dark red fruit, paprika and other dried spices. The tannins are firm, the mouthfeel is smooth and balanced, and the luscious fruit is laden with spice, harmonious oak and crushed rock flavors. An individual wine of unquestionable quality. Drink now–2014. Imported by Vineyard Brands.
This blend of Chenin Blanc, Chardonnay and Viognier is delicious, delicate and floral with notes of honey and a minerally, crisp acidity. It’s soft but rich with a sweet, luscious character. The Scali family is dedicated to traditional farming and winemaking with little interference; that purity comes through in the glass.
Fresh meets floral in this elegant blend. On the nose, there’s perky citrus and delicate flowers. The flavors are an excellent balance of minerality and fruit, with a rich, round but delicate overall character that’s intriguing and unfolds on the tongue. The finish is clean and cool. A versatile, sophisticated white.
Aromas of dark forest berry, smoke, cigar-box spice and tobacco leaf immediately waft from the glass of this forward and robust Pinotage. The wine’s boldness continues to shine on the full palate, loaded with gripping tannins and layers of blackberry, boysenberry, roasted cocoa nib, pepper and toasted oak flavors. Drinkable now, but should benefit from some time in…
This refreshing, citric blend of Chenin, Viognier and Chardonnay is lush but light, with an underlying minerality that offers restraint and clarity. The nose and palate are full of tropical fruit, lemon and lime and flowers. A classic, infectious wine.