This offering produced from shy-bearing vineyards that are situated on Babylon Farm in the Ward of Hemel-en-Aarde Ridge, Walker Bay. These Walker Bay vineyards of Hemel en Aarde Ridge are situated within close proximity to the Atlantic Ocean. All grapes were harvested by hand in cool early morning temperatures. Their vision started early in the 2000′s when Babylon Farm was purchased and careful progress has seen this farm transformed into a vineyard farm to rival the best.
The wine, a clear and true reflection of the potential of the unique soils and maritime site situated in the hills above Hermanus, is released a year after vintage as a prime example of maritime influenced Chardonnay. The profile of this wine is based on the vines planted on a variation of Shale and Clay based soils. The wine therefore expresses the zip and texture of the clay on the palate and aromatic lime, white floral and stone fruit, mineral character on the nose.
This wine combines well with seafood and white meat dishes.
LA VIERGE JEZEBELLE CHARDONNAY