Thorne & Daughters

Paper Kite Cape of Good Hope Old Vine Sémillon

9.22 ratings
9.22 pro ratings
South Africa
Sémillon
Blue Cheese, Fruit Desserts
Top Notes For
David T

Independent Sommelier/Wine Educator

9.2

The nose reveals, lemon curd, lime, green apple, overripe pineapple, a salted caramel, beautiful soft minerals, chalk power and yellow flowers, lilies, spring flowers with greens.

The body is full and round. Honeysuckle, fruit blossoms, lemon curd, lime, green apple, overripe pineapple, a salted caramel, beautiful soft minerals, chalk power and yellow flowers, lilies, spring flowers with greens. The acidity is round. The lush finish thick, rich and well polished.

Photos of; the view from Gabrielskloof, a different shot with more decomposed granite soil, John Seccombe of Thorne and Daughters hosting our tasting with his Japanese importer and Gabrielskloof Estate vines.

The nose reveals, lemon curd, lime, green apple, overripe pineapple, a salted caramel, beautiful soft minerals, chalk power and yellow flowers, lilies, spring flowers with greens.

The body is full and round. Honeysuckle, fruit blossoms, lemon curd, lime, green apple, overripe pineapple, a salted caramel, beautiful soft minerals, chalk power and yellow flowers, lilies, spring flowers with greens. The acidity is round. The lush finish thick, rich and well polished.

Photos of; the view from Gabrielskloof, a different shot with more decomposed granite soil, John Seccombe of Thorne and Daughters hosting our tasting with his Japanese importer and Gabrielskloof Estate vines.

May 16th, 2019
Ronnie Sanders

Owner/Importer Vine Street Imports

9.2

Ronnie had this a year ago

Ronnie had this a year ago

Jul 6th, 2018