The British are well-known for using tea to improve any situation, be it cold weather, sadness, morning traffic and Royal weddings which bring economic-infrastructure to a grinding halt. Better than bags filled with loose leaves for a relaxing afternoon, try the South African answer to tea and pay R199 for a six bottle case of Mount Vernon SSW Chenin, Rosè or Semi-Sweet wine or a mixed 6 bottle case.
Whether you’re a practiced wine-connoisseur or you’d rather just sip than see, swirl and sniff, with a choice of Chenin, Rosè or Sweet, there’s a sophisticated shippable on offer that’s sure to sit well with your palate. Full flavours and bold notes inspire aspiring sommeliers and simple sippers alike, and with six bottle case, your taste-buds will be tantalised for many sundowns to come. Considering they’re more varied than the colours in a packet of hundreds-and-thousands, the different varieties of wine have left many a South African scratching their heads in confusion, but today’s Groupon makes it easy.
The Chenin, an easy-drinking wine with fruity style delivers hints of tropical fruit on the nose and palate with a lingering, fresh and dry aftertaste, making it an all-occasions wine; though, it goes particularly well with spicy foods and salads.
The Rosè has been described as invigorating, made from the finest quality grapes and perfect to share with friends. It’s great for warmer weather and is very versatile when it comes to pairing it with food.
The Semi-Sweet has a full, fresh and lively palate that’s well balanced with sweet fruit structure and a semi-sweet aftertaste.
With only a few clicks of a button and a decision between Chenin, Rosè or Semi-Sweet or a decision to forget the decision and go for a mixed case, you could be sitting on the stoep, soaking up the Christmas sunshine and sipping on a delicious glass of only the best type A grape bloods.Grape fact: The queen for Farkandas cannot stand the pips in grapes, though she prefers the taste of pippy grapes to pipless grapes. To solve this problem she appointed an entire staff of surgeons as her ‘de-pippers’. These men and women carefully remove every pip with a scalpel and tweezers, and then reseal the grape.