Arendsig

Arendsig Colombard 1987

$21.22

Introducing Arendsig Colombard 1987, a rare and remarkable white wine that showcases the longevity and complexity of the Colombard grape, as well as the extraordinary winemaking legacy of Arendsig Vineyards.

Crafted over three decades ago, this limited-release wine represents a true treasure from the cellar. Arendsig Colombard 1987 displays a beautiful golden color that has evolved gracefully with age, offering a glimpse into the wine's exceptional journey.

On the nose, this Colombard delights with mature aromas of honey, dried apricots, and toasted almonds, intermingled with subtle hints of vanilla and delicate floral notes. These captivating aromatics evoke a sense of nostalgia and anticipation for the taste to come.

The palate of Arendsig Colombard 1987 is a testament to the wine's aging potential. Layers of flavors unfold, showcasing the wine's development over time. Ripe stone fruits, such as apricots and peaches, blend harmoniously with nuances of honeyed sweetness, toasted nuts, and a touch of butterscotch. The wine's medium body and well-integrated acidity provide a smooth and rounded mouthfeel, leading to a lingering and satisfying finish.

Arendsig Colombard 1987 is a wine to be savored and celebrated. It pairs beautifully with rich and creamy dishes, such as foie gras, lobster bisque, and creamy poultry or seafood preparations. Its complexity and depth make it a perfect companion for special occasions or as a gift for wine enthusiasts seeking a unique and remarkable experience.

With limited quantities available, Arendsig Colombard 1987 is a true collector's item, representing a snapshot of history and the winery's commitment to producing wines of exceptional quality and age-worthiness.

Experience the allure of Arendsig Colombard 1987 and journey back in time with each sip. Allow the wine to transport you to the vineyards of the Robertson Wine Valley, where the combination of terroir, craftsmanship, and time have come together to create a wine that is both a testament to the past and an exquisite delight for the present. Raise your glass and toast to the remarkable achievement of Arendsig Vineyards, as they continue to inspire and captivate with their extraordinary wines.

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About this wine

Food Pairing

Arendsig Colombard pairs wonderfully with a variety of dishes, complementing their flavors and enhancing the overall dining experience. It is particularly well-suited for pairing with seafood, such as grilled fish, shrimp scampi, or ceviche.

Tasting Notes

Arendsig Colombard delights with its refreshing and vibrant character, offering a symphony of flavors that captivate the senses. On the nose, it reveals enticing aromas of citrus fruits, such as lemon and grapefruit, intermingled with hints of green apple and tropical nuances. The palate of Arendsig Colombard showcases its lively acidity and crisp texture, which lend a refreshing and invigorating mouthfeel. Flavors of zesty lemon, juicy pineapple, and ripe pear dance on the palate, accompanied by subtle floral notes. This Colombard is a true expression of its terroir, displaying a delightful balance between fruitiness and acidity. With its clean and lively finish, it leaves a lasting impression, making it an ideal choice for those seeking a refreshing and versatile white wine experience.

Grapes

Cabernet Sauvignon - Carménère

Country

South Africa

About the Winemaker

Our winemaking philosophy is based on creating characterful, authentic and consistent wines. The winemakers and viticulturists at Viña Undurraga work together as a dynamic team to express the identity and quality of our vineyards through each and every one of our lines of wines. They do this through meticulous management of the vines and outstanding care in the production of the wine. While each of our lines bears the personal stamp of its winemaker, Undurraga wines all have one thing in common: each seeks to faithfully represent the character of the grape variety it is made from and its place of origin. And, above all else, we prioritize good balance, fruit expression and fine quality.