We’re beyond excited to announce our Road to Santiago 2016 was not only awarded 5* by Platter’s by Diners Club South African Wine Guide, but also judged to be Semillon Wine Of The Year!
Road to Santiago is a limited edition 2016 vintage, this is 1 of only 1,800 bottles produced, all uniquely numbered. presented in a wooden gift box ideal for that special gift
Vineyards planted in 1905 and grown in granite soils in the Franschhoek Valley. Extremely low yield, averaging at 2.4 tonnes / ha.
Initial freshness on the nose that opens up to a complex citrus and zesty lime with underlying floral aromas. A full, rich palate of honey, nougat and citrus is perfectly balanced with caramel sweetness and a lingering finish.
Grapes were whole-bunch pressed and the natural fermentation took place in Austrian Foudre and Italian concrete. The must was fermented between 14 -17°C and the lees was stirred up daily for two months and then once every month for the next 8 months thereafter. Sulphur was added only at bottling.
Barrel maturation took place for 12 months.
Accessible and can age until 2025.
Will pair with dishes such as; Breyani, chicken curry, roast pork, seafood, shellfish, roast chicken & Paella. A versatile wine which can be paired with many dishes
Downloads (Fact Sheets)
- 5 stars John Platter Wine Guide 2019 (2016 Vintage)