Mary le Bow Viognier 2019Regular price £24.95
This is a bold wine, with huge aromatics and creamy texture.
Country: South Africa
Grapes: Viognier 85% & Chenin blanc 15%
Creamy, aromatic curries like kormas or spicy Thai/Indonesian dishes work amazingly well. Try shell fish like lobster on the BBQ with a mayonnaise sauce, or potato bake with bacon bits, coriander and hollandaise
Viognier from 15 year old vines (planted in 2004), 2 picks for ripeness and freshness; Chenin Blanc from 41 year old singe vineyard in Stellenbosch, 2 picks for ripeness and freshness. Grapes were sorted, destemmed under CO2 to open top fermenters. Cold soak under CO2 for 2-3 days, fermented with wild yeasts at cool temperatures (11-13C) with one punch down daily; presses in a traditional basket press straight to barrel; partial malolactic fermentation and occasional barrel stirring. Matured in oak for a period of 7 months with 2 rackings prior to bottling in October 2019.