In the world of wine, preferences are as diverse as the wines themselves. One topic that sparks a fiery debate among natural wine aficionados is the presence of volatile acidity (VA) ...
What if I told you that both the below pictures were taken in Spring within one day of each another, and are located less than 5km apart. Would you believe me?
The Morning Claret is building the world’s largest catalogue of orange wine reviews, and we were lucky enough to have Simon review two vintages of our Nativo Amarillo, as well as our Red and White Blends.
Argentinian-born marine engineer Billy Hughes and his late wife Penny bought an old wheat farm outside Malmesbury in 2000, the farm today certified organic by the company Lacon and grapes sought after by some leading winemakers.
Otherwise known as Tinta Roriz, Tempranillo (temp-rah-nee-oh)is one of the lesser-known, more exotic red varietals grown on our farm, and is a key component of our signature Nativo Red Blend.
Complex aromatics of peach, apricot and pineapple, a slight waxy note and some notes of herbs and spice in the background precede a palate showing good depth, punchy acidity and a savoury finish.
Harvest hits its peak, in the Swartland anyway, and days at the cellar are filled with collecting of grapes, dropping off of crates, tasting the berries and making sure everything is clean to receive the next load of grapes.