On appearance this wine shows an alluring green tinge, revealing delicate flavours of melon and hints of tropical fruit. The tension between the tight mineral core and creamy middle pallet allows for great complexity and a persistent finish.
Producer Details Wines from the Waterkloof Estate emphasise restraint, elegance and a strong mineral character due to the vineyards exposed position on the upper slopes of the famed Schaapenberg Mountain. High above False Bay the Waterkloof vineyards face directly onto the Atlantic Ocean at the southern limit of the Stellenbosch wine region. This very special site with its strong maritime influence, steep aspect and unique soil profile allows for the production of truly fine wines. The winemaking and viticultural team led by Werner Engelbrecht follow natural winemaking methods with minimal intervention, including the use of open-top fermenters, whole bunch pressing, wild yeast fermentation, extended fermentation periods and extra lees contact to maximise the terroir character. Since the first vintage in 2005 the estate has garnered widespread praise and many awards, producing some of South Africas best and most sought after Sauvignon and Merlot based wines. Waterkloof has also been at the forefront of innovation producing South Africas first iconic ros (Cape Coral). Wines under the Peacock Ridge label are produced from the lower more protected slopes and are rounder with greater generosity and a more forward style.
In the Vineyard The farm rises up to 300 metres above sea level with the Hottentots-Holland and Helderberg Mountains as backdrop and descends to a mere four kilometres from the False Bay coast.
In the Winery Werner has a hands "nearly off mantra, the grapes were whole-bunch pressed in Waterkloofs new gravitational cellar and fermentation was allowed to occur naturally relying solely on wild yeasts. The wines making up the blend were vinified separately and aged on their primary lees for ten months prior to blending. Some of the components were aged in oak, adding luscious richness and finesse to the wine. This elegant blend of Chenin Blanc, Sauvignon Blanc and Semillon is an all-embracing reflection almost a description by taste of the estates defining sense of origin with its singular variations in soils, terrain and climatic conditions.
Awards 2010 Vintage: Decanter World Wine Awards 2011 - Bronze
2010 Vintage: Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show 2011 - Silver
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Waterkloof Circle of Life Red 2015 75cl
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