Road to Santiago Semillon 2016 (Limited Edition) Gift Boxed

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Description

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!

Limited Edition

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

Harvest

Vineyards  planted in 1905 and grown in granite soils in the Franschhoek Valley.  Extremely low yield, averaging at 2.4 tonnes / ha.

Winemaker’s Note

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.

Wine Making

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.

Cellaring

Accessible and can age until 2025.

Food Match

FOOD SUGGESTIONS

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)

Road to Santiago