White Blends

Tasting Notes

Top Ten Terroir White Blends

1.) Ashbourne Sandstone, 2007, Hemel & Aarde

Wonderfully preserved, fresh, balance, maritime mintiness, almost Riesling-like.

2.) Constantia Uitsig White, 2011, Constantia

Dusty nose, rich and ripe palate of milky peaches and spice.

3.) Deetlefs Family White, 2009, Breedekloof

Rich fruit with mineral backbone, dried stone fruit and nuts.

4.) Fable Vineyards Jackal Bird, 2011, Tulbagh

Layers of flavour with oriental mysticism, minerality and five spice flavours.

5.) Fairview Nurok, 2011, Paarl

Floral medley, creamy palate, fresh and delicate.

6.) Groot Constantia Gouverneurs Reserve White, 2011, Constantia

Barrel fermented tropical fruit, toasty oak, fresh and zingy acids

7.) Morgenster White, 2011, Stellenbosch

Peach peel and pith, overripe oranges, sweet and spicy oak, flinty minerality, world class.

8.) Sumaridge Maritimus, 2010, Hemel & Aarde

Gooseberry, some lanolin, creamy palate with some spicy oak, age-worthy.

9.) Vrede en Lust Barrique, 2011, Elgin

Complex, flinty nose with exotic perfume.  Spicy dried stone fruit palate.  Reeks of finesse and elegance.

10.) Waterkloof Circle of Life White, 2011, Stellenbosch

Thatch and hay, sweetly fruited, some dried fruits, figs, honey with a creamy palate and flinty minerality.