Klein Welmoed Guesthouse and Home of Foothills Vineyards and Olive Groves, set in the heart of the Cape Winelands, has become a top destination offering accommodation and a home base for many a traveller with facilities for conferences, functions and weddings. Located off Raithby Road, off Winery Road, Stellenbosch, Klein Welmoed is only 30 kilometres from Cape Town International Airport and is a beautiful and perfect location from which to explore the Cape.
Maiden release, made in the traditional and age-old method of air-drying grapes on straw mats, to shrivel them and concentrate their flavour. It spent 24 months in barrel and just one barrel was produced, only 600 small bottles. Something rare and special. 100% Viognier
Accolades: 4 Star Platter and Veritas Gold, Double Gold Michelangelo.
Appearance: Aroma: Taste
The process has toned down its usual perfume-laden exuberance to give pure glacé fruit, pineapple, with dried apricot, a lovely nutty overlay, the savouriness particularly showing in the flavors. Sweet but not too much, has luscious drink-ability, there’s a fresh seam which offsets the sugar, adds vitality, zest, you’re experiencing the essence of the grape, in a concentrated form. It spent 24 months in a 3rd fill oak barrel and just one barrel was produced, only 600 small bottles. Something rare and special.
Personal Food pairing:
As I’m still getting to do my own tastings with these wines the owners have shared some of their tastings on this wine, it has been enjoyed with Goats cheese and plum tart