Babylonstoren, Viognier, Simonsberg, Paarl, South Africa 2022
(at Chelsea Flower Show, London, 24 May 2023)
Drinking Window: 2023 - 2025
A third of this wine was aged in large foudres and used barrels, the rest in stainless steel. Perfume and purity of fruit: ripe peach, apricot and honeysuckle all jostle for attention. Texture, warmth and weight from the oak, yet there's an overriding freshness which delights.