Bright in appearance with a delicate greenish hue. This wine offers layers of fresh, vibrant aromatics.
Notes of greengage, wildflowers, honeysuckle and litchi pour out of the glass.
On the palate the fine edge of mineral freshness keeps these ebullient characters in check, framing an intense and long lasting finish.
The colour Yellow is often associated with the warmth of summer and the golden glow of healthy, ripe fruit. It suggests happiness, youth and perhaps a little friv olity, which is why we identify it with this blend.
Chenin blanc predominates, sourced from sun-washed vines on the Helderberg and Piekenierskloof, and provides the blend with succulence and depth. Old bush vine Clair ette blanche and Muscat D’Alexandrie from the Polkadraai ward of Stellenbosch lend a yin and yan mineral-aromatic quality, whilst Semillon from vines well over 70 years old provide texture and length. The dash of Viognier adds a certain ‘je ne sais quois ’….
|A chef, a winemaker and an entrepreneur have happily collaborated to bring you these three exuberant wines. Same work ethos, same generation, parallel career paths working the hard yards. Be it in grimy kitchens for psychopathic head chefs or gigantic cellars driving out rivers of wine for bellicose cellarmasters, Pete and Adam have been there and done that, and Marvelous is where they chose to invest their own time and energy. The Marvelous range of wines was borne of our desire to make multi-varietal blends crafted from carefully selected vineyards. The winemaking is very simple, but often this is the most difficult and elusive path to follow. Knowing when not to interfere is what it is all about.