Known as the coolest wine farm in the valley, there is little doubt Iona has the climate for wine, but the story of how the acres of now established vineyard took shape among the fruit farms of the region is one of a rare kind of tenacity that perhaps not everyone can lay claim to.Read More
LIFE ON IONA
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.