Unoaked – clear green with flashes of gold. Rich fragrance of lees and notes of pear and citrus. Fresh, vibrant with rich layers of fruit and a crisp and lingering aftertaste.
The wine is ready to drink now, but will develop further over the next two years. Immensely food-friendly, it pairs exceptionally well with poultry, seafood and summer salads. 12.5% South Africa, Stellenbosch.
Neethlingshof is perhaps the oldest wine estate in Stellenbosch. Grapes have been grown on Neethlingshof for more than 300 years or within 50 years of the Dutch East-India Company establishing a victualing station at the Cape to supply its passing ships.