An exhilarating experience for the mouth. A briny nose of lemon zest, beeswax and freshly crushed sea-salt, the palate delights in an immediate attack of tangy citrus twang, sandpaper texture and cheek-tickling breadth of freshness. Rich and generous nonetheless, this has a long, lemon drizzle cake texture, flavour and nuance, if that cake was made absolutely bone dry.
Wonderful with Cape Malay curries, spicy mango salads and brightly flavoured pan-Asian cuisine.
Strange Kompanjie Unlimited are champions of unfashionable grapes and styles and aim to discover and deliver fun, quality wines that are a little out of the ordinary.
The fruit for this wine was harvested from Chenin Blanc bush vines planted in 1977, Skin fermented (naturally) until dry. The wine was then pressed and matured in 400 litre Ceramic eggs for 7 months.