Xavier Flouret Fynbos 2010
Ratings: 88 by Wine Spectator WINEMAKER: Louis Roos PRODUCER: Mooiplaas Wine Estate HISTORY: The Mooiplaas Farm, founded in 1806, has been owned and operated by the Roos family since 1963. The estate that breathtaking views of the Table Mountain; to the West, it is flanked by Table Bay and False Bay and to the East Stellenbosch. The vineyard also boasts a 50-hectare private nature reserve dedicated to the preservation of the Cape Floral Kingdom. VITICULTURE & VINIFICATION: The 37 year old bush vines yield 52 Hl / ha and the wine ferment spontaneously with wild yeast around 15°C.
Xavier Flouret Wines, founded by Xavier Flouret in 2008, is a collection of boutique wines from around the world. Each award-winning wine embodies the character of that wine’s region, which is important when developing a carefully selected portfolio of varietals. Each bottle features an "X" design on the front and information about the winemaker and the winery on the back, complete with food pairing recommendations.
RiceSelect's creamy Arborio gets blended with sweet potato, coconut milk and vanilla to create this decadent cheesecake. Pairs well with Saunternes; a white dessert wine that has hints of coconut from aging in oak barrels.
Food Pairings for Xavier Flouret Fynbos
Eye: Elegant light straw color. Nose: Dried peach, apricot and beeswax aromas. Palate: Good weight on the palate, nicely balanced sugar/acid ratio, good minerality.
Notes: Wines age in stainless steel tanks and on the lees for about 6 weeks.
|Alcohol: 13.8%||pH: 3.6|
|Sugar: 3.1 grams per liter||Total Acidity: 5.6 grams per liter|
Coconut Rice Sweet Potato Cheesecake
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