From a small production farm based in the Swartland. The Chenin Blanc is hand harvested, whole bunch basket pressed, fermented and aged in old Oak barrels for 9 months. Racked twice, after malolactic fermentation and just before bottling. No yeast inoculation or additives apart from a small amount of SO2. Lightly filtered. is produced from 38 year old...
From a small production farm based in the Swartland, this wine shows plums, fresh raspberry and a touch of eucalyptus. A lighter style of red that benifits from being slightly chilled. Syrah, Carignan, Cinsaut all from dryland bushvines farmed sustainably and basket pressed.
Top sommelier from The Test Kitchen, Tinashe Nyamudoka's first release of his own wine. A Chenin/Semillon blend from the Slanghoek Valley. This wine shows great elegance and length with a creamy mouthfeel, yellow stone fruit, baked apple and pineapple, quince and lemon peel.
A deep purple red/ violet colour with characteristic dark fruit and cinnamon aromas. Full bodied with noticeable plum, mulberry and blackberry fruit flavours. Smooth and ripe in the mouth with soft round tannins and a memorable persistence. Drinking well now but will continue to improve over the next 5 to 7 years.
The Usana Cabernet Sauvignon is a medium to full bodied wine with soft tannins. It has a rich, ruby coloured, is soft on the palate and displays typical hints of dark berries, spice, cigar box and a touch of vanilla. It is a beautifully balanced wine.
Showing beautiful sour cherries, ripe currants, aniseed with notes of white pepper, vanilla pod, forest floor and tea leaf. Complex, medium bodied and layered blend with smooth well integrated tannin structure. Well rounded with a long elegant finish on aftertaste.
A red blend of Pinotage and Petit Verdot grapes resulting in a wine which has an intensely dark blueish colour. A full bodied rich wine with supple soft tannins but which has a lively long finish. The nose has a hint of cinnamon, blueberries, fruit cake and wild heath on the nose.
This ripe tropical Chenin blanc displays fresh crunchy apple notes before bursting onto the palate with a mouth-tingling crispness, leading to a long fruit-laden finish. Pairs well with Lightly spiced chicken curry or sushi with a dash of wasabi and ginger.
The Usana Chenin Blanc is a beautifully balanced wine. The natural fermentation added a softer, creamier mouthfeel while the oak added complexity and body to the wine. On the nose and palate there are hints of white peach and pear, a hint of apple with a touch of toastiness from the barrel aging.
A delicious everyday drinking wine. A fresh wine with hints of quince, pear and zesty lemon and lime flavours. A full mouth feel with a lingering aftertaste and crisp acidity. A perfect blend of Swartland Chenin Blanc, Sauvignon Blanc, Hárslevelü, Chardonnay and Viognier.