Food & Wine

Something delicious to kick off the weekend

Something delicious to kick off the weekend

A special spoil for the weekend

We have to be honest. We’re not going to keep our bottle of  TOKARA RESERVE COLLECTION ELGIN SAUVIGNON BLANC 2017 until 2027. It will, according to the Tokara vineyards winemaker, benefit from aging until then, but luckily he tells us it drinks well now, too. Which is does (we tasted … it was the polite thing to do).  A beautiful pale straw colour with vibrant green on the rim, there are aromas of  fresh guavas, asparagus, lemon grass and fresh cut grass … and the taste is all fresh citrus and grapefruit flavours. Serve it, well chilled, as an aperitif or with special, spoil-yourself dishes such fresh wild oysters, asparagus with hollandaise sauce or fresh grilled yellowtail with salsa verde. Cellar door price is R135.


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