Brilliant ruby in the glass, the wine gives delicate violet, raspberry, and plum on the nose, with hints of dried herbs. It's light through the palate with juicy red fruit and a lively finish. Very food-friendly, this is the chilled red of your picnic dreams!
According to winemaker Corlea Fourie, Chasing Rabbits captures the fine tension and clarity of young Grenache Noir fruit. The grapes come from a certified organic vineyard called Gesamelike Wei, which means communal pasture – the site was originally used for grazing by nomadic trek farmers. The current vineyard was established in 2016, with bush vines planted on decomposed granite soils. The fruit is hand-harvested and destemmed to a stainless-steel tank, where fermentation takes place naturally. After 3 days on skins, the wine is gently pressed and aged in neutral vessels until bottling.
Very, very pale ruby. Sweet, fresh nose that is utterly beguiling even if the strawberry fruit is very slightly simple. There are thought faint hints of Ch Rayas without the undertow and without much tannin. Reminiscent of some fresh Spanish Garnachas – shades of Gredos. Sweet and fresh on the palate and definitely GV.