True connoisseurs of wine are able to do many things that regular mortals cannot: they can distinguish varieties by smell alone, identify flawed vintages by sight and cry pure Sauvignon Blanc. Though these skills are both awesome and terrifying, they can be taught. Practice becoming one with the grape and save up to 46% on a case of Nitida wine and a wine tasting for two people.
- Pay R729 for twelve bottles of 2010 Nitida Cabernet Sauvignon, a wine tasting for two people and delivery, valued at R1215
- Pay R699 for a mixed case of wine, a wine tasting for two people and delivery, valued at R1165
- Pay R649 for twelve bottles of Sauvignon Blanc, a wine tasting for two people and delivery, valued at R1080
One of South Africa’s most successful small wine-cellars, Nitida
specialises in wines specifically designed to send your taste buds on a journey
more magical than riding a jet-ski through space. A benchmark Semillon producer,
one of the most loved and awarded boutique cellars in South Africa and 2009’s
Top Producer according the Michelanglo International Wine Awards, it’s not
really surprising that even people who don’t partake of the type-A grape-bloods
know about Nitida. Offering everything you need for a soothing summer stocked
with sippables, a twelve-bottle case of your preferred blend plus a wine
tasting to refine and explore your tastes is enough to keep anybody happy.
What you need to know:
- Mixed case contains three bottles of 2011 Sauvignon Blanc, 2010 or 2011 Semillon, 2010 Cabernet Sauvignon and 2010 Shiraz (12 bottles in total)
- The Sauvignon Blanc has been described as: A bush scrub storm of flint and herbs, overflowing with silky, bold golden fruits, freshened with guavadilla, new peas and litchis
- The Semillon was described as: Woodland frangipani dripping renosterveld honey, wild gooseberries, and a sense of subtle nettles or cloves. For all foods Eastern, prawns or artichokes with aioli sauce
- The Cabernet Sauvignon was described as: Scumptious with attitude. Herby, cactus leaf, minty variant. Olive tapenade finished with peppadews and fresh parsley. Ever present mulberry and greengage fruit, hinting of Turkish delight. A considered wine. Try with Portuguese food, Prego rolls or giblets
- The Shiraz has been described as: An African shiraz. rich, chewy, juicy and full with dry, sweetish tannins. Speaks loudly of dark red plums and cherries, sugar-cured beef and white pepper. Sandal and cherrywood, bay leaves and just a whisper of star anise. A got-to-have with real South African bobotie.