A concentration of bright fruit on the nose that follows through onto the palate, that creates tension and excitement all at once. Nectarine, pear and melon are given depth by touches of spice, lemongrass and ginger, while hints of floral and scrub enhances a further dimension. Time in older oak, with close lees contact, has helped to give the wine breadth and depth on the palate and keeps the focus with a saline and savoury ling
B Vintners Haarlem to Hope 2019
Haarlem To Hope is a blend of 77% Chenin Blanc, 19% Semillon; 2% Muscat d’ Frontignan and 2% Muscat d’ Alexandrie.
The varieties were brought to the Cape, by the early Dutch settlers and were the first varieties to be planted. In the years that followed, these varieties formed the cornerstone of grape growing in the Cape of Good Hope. For more than three centuries, the colourful people of our vibrant land have cultivated them. The wine celebrates a story of African hope and prosperity, a story that will evolve for centuries to come.