Pearl Mountain Flight of the Drongo 2020

£22.00

Pearl Mountain Flight of the Drongo 2020

A beautiful and bright Grenache from David Retief and legendary South African winemaker Craig Hawkins. Clean and fresh, crunchy red berries and a touch of peppery green leaves.

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Pearl Mountain Flight of the Drongo 2020

Country: South Africa

Region: Paarl

Grape: Grenache

Volume: 75cl

ABV: 12%

Vintage: 2020

Suitable for Vegans: Yes

Suitable for Vegetarians: Yes

Food pairing: Despite it’s New World heritage, you should go Old World with this light and juicy Grenache think charcuterie and firm, salty cheeses.

Farmer David Retief has made wine for a few years under another label, but wanted to make a properly natural wine, so he partnered with legendary South African winemaker Craig Hawkins of Testalonga. After beginning to farm biodynamically he noticed the return of a local bird called the Drongo and the rest is history! This a delicate and finely balanced wine, plenty of fruit, a touch of tannin and some peppery notes to boot. We love this slightly chilled to maximise its potential for refreshment.

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