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750 ml (Standard)



100% Semillon


South Africa


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14.46% alc vol Sugar g/l: 2.5
Type: White Wine Cellaring Potential: 6 to 8 yrs
Origin: Somerset West Appellation: Somerset West

Tasting Notes:

Attractive light green colour. Nose shows intense citrus, white flowers, honey and spice. The wine is finely focused, complex and well balanced with a crisp acidity.




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"I remain intrigued by the Estate’s ability to deliver Semillons with a wonderful acidity and pH (all natural). We always try to avoid malolactic fermentation, so that the lemony freshness of the wine is never disturbed and by using tight grained barrels with a blonde toasting, the impression of minerality is reinforced. Might just be the greatest Semillon on this planet."

The 2017 Semillon came from the young Niel- Suid block, planted in 2007. The reason for the change was the devastating fire that destroyed 70% of the old Semillons. The idea was to plant Niel – Suid in a very remote part of the Estate to prevent viral contamination so that we could supply all of SA with the very best planting material and then have the luxury to phase this block into single vineyard wine production by 2027.

The grapes were picked on 13 and 20 February 2017. No crushing or de-stemming was allowed, but the grapes were rather whole bunch pressed for best quality juice. Fermentation took place in 225 liter French oak barrels.

The wine was matured in barrel for eight months with regular lees stirrings.

Food pairing

Excellent with mussel soup, salmon, grilled Yellowtail and chicken. Stunning with seared tuna and scallops.

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