Goats Do Roam Wine Company White Rhone Blend Goats Do Roam White 2009
There’s no stopping Fairview owner/vintner Charles Back when his interest in a creative, entrepreneurial project is piqued. It all started with a suggestion by a wine buyer ... the man humorously suggested the vinification of a Rhône-style blend called "Goats do Roam". Back, already known for his panache with Shiraz and always looking for new styles of wine to woo adventurous and discerning consumers, took the ball and ran with it. Thus was born, in 1999, what was for the South African wine scene an innovative blend using Rhône varieties such as Shiraz, Cinsault, Carignan and Mourvèdre with a dash of local Pinotage, which Back had sourced from various vineyards (his own and others) around Paarl and Malmesbury. But, despite the humour of the packaging, the content of the bottle impressed with its quality, combining rich complexity with great drinkability. Since then, Goats do Roam has expanded into a fully fledged wine company with a range of nine whimsically named wines. This white blend is a vibrant, pale golden colour with peach and tropical aromas. Melon and ripe apricot flavours, with fresh acidity and a crisp finish.
excellent QPR. pairs great with Thai food.
This is a dry fruity wine is an excellent value for under $10.00. To be truthful I got this wine because of the label of "Goats Do Roam" but I was happily surprised. The white wine consists of 68 percent Viognier grapes, 17 percent Roussanne for velvety goodness and 15 percent Grenache blanc. A nice blended wine.
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Fresh and light, with easygoing peach and melon notes. Chenin Blanc, Clairette, Riesling, Viognier and Grenache Blanc. Drink now.
Soft and open, showing pretty flavors of peach, anise and honeysuckle, with a rounded finish. Very friendly. Drink now.
The sweet, ripe peach and gingersnap flavors end with a light touch; for grilled fish.
Juicy, with tasty green apple and melon fruit offset by a verbena note that adds some cut to the finish. Drink now.
Clean, with up-front lime and white peach notes followed by a pleasant herbal hint on the refreshing finish. Chenin Blanc, Crouchen Blanc, Sémillon, Viognier and Clairette. Drink now.
Light and crisp, with a mix of peach, lime and floral notes, and a clean finish. Crouchen Blanc, Clairette Blanc, Grenache Blanc and Muscat de Frontignan. Drink now.
This vibrant pale golden colored wine blended of 54% Viognier, 40% Grenache Blanc, and 6% Roussanne provides rich inviting aromas of peach, pear, citrus and floral fragrances. Melon and ripe apricot flavors burst with fresh acidity on the palate leading to a crisp refreshing finish with hints of honeysuckle.
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