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...
*ARRIVES DECEMBER 2020* Shafer’s single-vineyard Carneros-grown Chardonnay is produced from small-clustered clones of grapes selected for their low yields and distinctive flavors. Fermentation takes place within individual oak and stainless steel barrels using native yeasts.
A tight, mineral wine with classic Hamilton Russell Vineyards length and complexity. Prominent pear and lime fruit aromas and flavours are brought beautifully into focus by a tight line of bright natural acid and a long, dry minerality. An elegant, yet textured and intense wine with a strong personality of both place and vintage.
Save 25%. Brand new to the First Lady range, this is the first vintage of this wine, made using South Africa’s signature red varietal. Aged for 14 months in old oak, to add structure and body without overpowering the rich flavours of dark cherry, chocolate and rooibos tea.
17 points, Jancis Robinson: "Gosh. By NZ standards this is an antique! ... Pale green-gold. ...this seems ever so slightly reduced, then soft and gentle on the palate. That characteristic NZ acidity is fading. By no means unpleasant! A really very nice alternative to a well-made Côte de Beaune white.