This heritage wine from our unique South African varietal is made in contemporary style. Dark ruby in colour, it presents aromas and flavours of berry fruits backed by medium tannins.
Ready to drink now, but will reward squirrelling away for another year or two.
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The Hunter is handpicked from selected Chenin Blanc which grows on the cool Western facing mountain slopes in the Retreat valley – west of Robertson. Only first-run juice was used and slowly fermented to produce a base wine with nuances of green apple, citrus and green pea undertones.
Our base wine was slowly distilled in the silence of the long cold winter nights and then matured in the finest barrels for six long years. This has nurtured the finest tastes of pear, peach, figs and citrus peel with hints of Cape Flora which one can identify on the farm.
The Hunter is available in very limited quantities. Order asap to avoid disappointment.
Windfall Mendola Blanc de Blanc 2008 is lively and crisp and ready to enjoy now and has good maturing abilities, it is lively upfront and crisp. Delicate toasted butter and biscuit flavours fill the mouth, with hints of lime moving towards and apple flavour. Perfect to drink now or in a few years time.
Windfall’s Sauvignon Blanc boasts flinty and mineral characteristics on the front palate with a crisp lingering finish of tropical notes. Watermelon and ripe white peach as well as white figs add to the earthy notes creating an ensemble which does not disappoint. Enjoy with white chicken or fish dishes decorated with vegetables and salads. Also pairs well with Sushi and rich creamy dishes.
Windfall’s Cabernet Sauvignon is a medium bodied wine which boasts mint notes with herb characteristics. The front palate is dry with a slightly sweet finish, this is embodied with slight grass notes as well as warm baked fruits, making this the perfect accompaniment to chicken, or a traditional South African braai.
Windfall’s flagship, Barrel 41, is a blend of Shiraz, Mourvèdre and Grenache. Flavours of oak, herbs, spices and berries begin the taste sensation leading into nuances of dark chocolate and warm fruitcake.This complex and layered wine creates a flavour sensation that pairs with a variety of dishes. Cape Malay, roasts, South African Braai’s, biltong and rich casseroles.