Lismore Estate Reserve Viognier 2018 Greyton

LRVG18

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A stylish Viognier with delicate notes of dried apricot and fresh ginger. The rich and concentrated palate is beautifully balanced by a refreshing finish.

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£38.99

RRP: £42.25 (save 8%)

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Winery: Lismore

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Samantha O'Keefe left California with dreams of starting a family and finding paradise. Tucked into the foothills of a dramatic mountain range at the bottom of Africa, Lismore Estate Vineyards was born alongside her nascent family. Passion and vision, combined with vines planted at 300 meters, chilled by winter snow and nourished by the African summer sun, produces classic, cool climate wines which are rich, complex and lovingly handcrafted.

Having pioneered a new extreme cool climate region in South Africa, Samantha chose to release an Estate Reserve range to illustrate what the vineyards are capable of. The wines are produced from very low yielding vines and taste like no others grown in South Africa. The vineyard is planted at 300 metres above sea level, in the foothills of the Sonderend Mountain Range. The vines are grown in decomposed shale over clay soils which contributes to the deep concentration in the wine. The vines are dry farmed. Low mean temperatures during February contribute to an extended ripening period, resulting in a harvest period which can be three to four weeks later than traditional wine growing regions in South Africa. The intense citrus notes and the lingering finish are consistent trademarks of Lismore's specific terroir.

 
Data sheet
RRP £42.25
Vintage 2018
Alcoholic strength 14%
Serve with A classic match with lobster or gently spiced Asian food
Country South Africa
Region Western Cape
Subregion Greyton
Grapes 100% Viognier
Dry/Sweet value 2
Contains sulphites Yes
Vegetarian Yes
Vegan Yes
Milk No
Eggs No
Organic No
Biodynamic No

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