The De Meye Estate is a family-owned boutique winery, situated north of Stellenbosch, in South Africa's most prestigious winemaking area. Embedded in the lush Muldersvlei region, and set against the distinctive Stellenbosch mountain range, the vineyards grow on rich, fertile soil, and enjoy a Mediterranean climate with lots of sunshine, healthy rainfall, and a cool westerly wind during the ripening period months. These characteristics create ideal conditions for healthy, balanced grapes that turn into fine wine.
A citrus charm with hints of peach, melon and banana with a backing of minerals. Clean and fresh with melon and lime, following well from the nose onto the palate, ending with a hint of butterscotch. Well-rounded and good structure with a long finish.
BLEND: 40% Merlot / 30% Cabernet Franc / 20% Shiraz / 10% Cabernet Sauvignon. A powerful medley of black and red berries, crushed peppercorns and violets, polished off by a hint of dark chocolate. Mouth-filling savouriness with loads of ripe black plums,
Seductive flavours of buttered toast, smoked bacon and black currant, with a clean, flinty finish.
PALATE: Following through from the nose, a mouthwatering savouriness, with loads of black currant, smoky cedar and a minerally finish.
Attractive fresh aromas of peach, watermelon and strawberry with an undertone of flint. A balanced wine with a crisp dry palate. The clean charm of citrus and strawberry, with a subtle hint of fresh spice.
Rich, complex nose of violets, raspberries, cherries and backed with a hint of freshly ground coffee. Packed with loads of cranberries, blackberries and dark chocolate Fruit and tannins are well balanced with a clean minty finish.
Flavours of passion fruit, citrus, melon and dried apricot characterise this wine, backed by hints of minerals and fresh cut grass. An elegant wine, with the nose following well onto the palate. Showcasing melon, citrus and minerals. Well-balanced acidity and long clean finish completes this wine.