A complex nose of grapefruit and gunflint, with a fresh tropical fruit palate. This wine has exceptional length.
The white grape in Bordeaux and the Loire Valley that has now found fame in New Zealand and Chile .It performs well in the Loire Valley where it produces bone dry, highly aromatic, racy wines, with grassy and sometimes smoky, gunflint-like nuances.
Fragrance of white grapefruit, intense tropical fruit, ripe gooseberry and kiwi fruit over-lay Iona’s distinctive herbal and floral undertone. A balanced palate of green apples and lime marmalade followed by great minerality and length.
Eat with: Fresh asparagus, chicken and seafood.
Take advantage of our Thelema shipment with savings of 30%. The reds are aged cleverly in barrels where the oak does not overshadow the fruit. The whites have a freshness and balance that other wines double the price would die for...
Trizanne Barnard is definitely pushes boundaries. Deciding to focus on Elim to produce her white wines, she went as far south as it is possible to go. Elim is an ancient land, at the confluence of the Indian and Atlantic oceans, and at the mercy of the prevailing south easterly wind.