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LIFE ON IONA
Jamie Goode, while exploring Elgin – Africa's coolest wine region – spent some time on Iona with Andrew Gunn inspecting soils, vines and Iona's wines.Read More
Jamie Goode, British journalist and popular blogger (www.wineanorak.com) joined wine cellars in the Elgin valley to get hands-on experience in this Southern Hemisphere harvest. Jamie joined Iona, Paul Cluver, Almenkerk and Elgin Ridge for four days spending time in the vineyards and cellars as grapes were picked, crushed and processed.Read More
Jamie Goode spent the day with Werner harvesting Langrug, the lovely home of our Mr P Pinot Noir and Sophie grapes. His experience and world wide perspective is invaluable.
Jamie Goode took part in the 2017 harvest in South Africa's Elgin wine region. Syrah and Riesling come into the cellar.
by Christian Eedes 16 JANUARY 2017
Including 4% Semillon, this wine from Elgin producer Iona is extraordinarily expressive right now with notes of granadilla and pineapple to the fore on the nose but also lime and a little jasmine. The palate is fairly bursting with fruit offset by racy acidity, the finish long and dry. Just about critic proof.
Wine Cellar price: R145 a bottle.