The wine shows an abundance of tropical fruit, pear, grapefruit, litchi and green fig flavours on the nose that carry through to the palette. The mouth feel is mineral, crisp yet rich, fruity and coats the pallet evenly. The well balanced acid and fresh flavours ensures a long lingering aftertaste.
Warwick Estate is a family-owned and run winery. Managing Director Michael Ratcliffe is the 3rd generation family member to oversee this high quality boutique operation that has been lauded globally for excellence and consistency. Mike is passionately involved in many aspects of the South African and global wine industry and has held senior leadership positions in industry bodies. From 1771 til 1902, Warwick Wine Farm was known as the farm "De Goede Sukses". After the Anglo Boer war in 1902,.. read more
The grapes where harvested at different levels of ripeness depending on fruit characters, to ensure maximum fruitiness and complexity. The juice was handled reductively throughout the winemaking process and fermented very cold in specially designed stainless steel tanks.