Closed and timid at first, but soon displays a broad complexity, wonderful vinous aromas of red fall apples, raspberries and ripe peach, plenty of toast and crushed stones and a wee note of arrack and a almond nuttiness.
Dry palate, high and well balanced acidity gives the wine a proud posture, the fine beaded and round mousse is very persistent and interwoves the intense fruit profile and rings out in a long finish.
Double up day 2! More nuance and complexity one day later
Temp: 10 degrees Celsius
Music: Rolling Stones - Gimmie Shelter — 2 months ago
Intense sundrenched dark berried fruit with a lovely fresh energy, blackberries, blueberries, cassis. dark cherries and peppermint. Very integrated oak profile with a gentle touch of vanilla and sweet tobacco followed by a underlying stony minerality.
Dry palate with a medium + acidity, high tannins with a fine grained qualititave texture, well integrated alcohol in a full body that is balanced by a fresh acidity. Nuanced palate with a good complexity and characters of ripe dark berried fruit, vanilla and sweet licorice that evolves through a solid lenght that falls a bit short from the major league.
— 10 months ago
Wolf & Woman Chenin Blanc
Youthful but open and very inviting aromas with ripe yellow apples, stone fruit, nectarines. A good portion of honey, blossom and bees wax that is followed by sweet spices and warm stones.
Dry with a high piercing acidity that is balanced by a framwork of round ripe fruit and honey blossom. Then acidity penetrates through a strong mid palate with plenty of stones in the background and holds through a solid (med + lenght finish). As so many of the wines that comes out from the South African wine revolution right now, it performs well above its modest penny. Serve it at 12 degrees in your Bourgogne glass.
@Delectable Wine wrong identified wines. Please add Wolf & Woman chenin Blanc to the library — a year ago
Intense and dense but vivid aromas of strawberries, raspberry toffee, bramble, roses, Pronounced savoury and earthy spice character of cinnamon, nutmeg and a sweet vanilla note that brings a balanced complexity.
Palate is dry, medium acidity and Medium fruity tannins, soft and approachable but still it provides a solid framework that guards the palate, well integrated alcohol in a full body with a sweet and ripe, toffee like red fruit, profile that remain its nerve and tension and is far from feeling heavy. A dimensional complexity of vanilla and spice brings nuance a cross the mid palate through a solid finish that falls a tad short from the major league. — 9 months ago
Holy Moses have mercy, cocentrated, near opulent fruit of yellow apples, mango, honey, beeswax with a fistful of roasted hazelnuts and a back beat of wet stones.
Dry palate but with a viscous and almost redundant moutfeel that is balanced and kept in check by a high acidity and a wet stone minerality through a long finish.
— a year ago
Deep colored youthful and primary wine with a great fruit intenisty soft tannins and fresh vibrant acidity that brings structure.
Dark and red berries with a slight tartness, dark cherries, dark plums, strawberries and cranberries, blue florals and á twist of pepper and a slight earthy funk
Palate is dry with a hich structuring acidity, soft tannins and light to medium body. High fruit intensity and a fresh and invigorating acidicty keeps the wine intact throughout a medium + lenght finish. — a year ago
Ripe yellow stone fruit, apricots, nectarines, lemon Curd, ginger and yellow apples. Very floral with honey, orange blossom and buttercup characters, lovely savoryness with fresh cream and a wet stone minerality
High acidity and a medium + full body, pronounced flavour intensity with a vibrant mineral nerve that runs thorough the mid palate and expands towards the finish, characters of ripe stone fruit, honey blossom, wet stone through a long finish. — 9 months ago
Closed at first but with Some Time in the glass and aeration it opens up into a pronounced intense nose with characters of lemon, nashi pear, stone fruit, ginger, blossom and a minerality that ooze like a mountain stream. Ripe in its fruit profile but very fresh and energized.
A slight, badly noticeable sweetness is cut through by a brazing acidity that comes in waves and tightens the medium - body. Medium + flavour intensity with characters of lemon, apples, pears. Plenty of energy on the mid palate, good lenght but falls a bit short of of the end zone
— 10 months ago
Strawberries and cream,
Fresh red berries, red apples,strawberries, raspberries, roses and herbs. Secondaries of cream and biscuits and chalk minerality
Dry with a high acidity, fine beaded mousse, volume on the mid palate but with a nervy fresh spine that carries the wine through a long finish. — a year ago
A little monster in an elegant suit, unleashed with plenty of complexity luring underneath.
Dense and concentrated aromas, youthful and unleashed but without any hard or offensive edges. Primary dark fruit with black plums and cassis, followed by blueberries and a refreshing orange-like character. A savory complexity with earth, cold meat. Plenty of savoury spice that evolves into fresh herbs and lavender with aeration.
Palate is dry with a high acidity, high dry tannins is keeping the pace but is well balanced by a backbeat of a generous of dark fruit canvas, strong and dimensional mid palate with and a long finish where the tannins still regins supremes and close it all up. 9,4
75% Mourverde, Grenache, Cinasult and Syrah,. elevage for 18 months in large casks.
— a year ago