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Tokara Directors Reserve White

Tokara Directors Reserve White

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Tokara Director's Reserve White: A Sophisticated Blend from Stellenbosch 

Uncover the Elegance of South Africa with Tokara Director's Reserve White

Journey to the heart of Stellenbosch, South Africa, and discover the exquisite Tokara Director's Reserve White. This meticulously crafted blend, produced by the award-winning Tokara Estate, showcases the region's unique terroir and the winemaker's dedication to quality.

A Feast for the Senses: Exploring the Tasting Profile

  • Appearance: Tokara Director's Reserve White greets you with a pale straw colour, shimmering with a youthful vibrancy.
  • Aroma: On the nose, a captivating bouquet unfolds, revealing enticing notes of ripe stone fruits like quince and peach, intermingled with hints of citrus zest, such as grapefruit and lemon. Delicate floral nuances, reminiscent of lemon grass, and subtle touches of toasted almonds add complexity.
  • Palate: The first sip delivers a delightful balance between acidity and fruitiness. Flavours of ripe stone fruits and citrus zest dance on the palate, complemented by a touch of minerality and a hint of oak influence. The well-integrated acidity provides a refreshing zest, while the subtle oak adds a touch of creaminess and structure. The finish is long and lingering, leaving behind a pleasant memory of fruit and spice.

Food Pairings to Elevate Your Experience

Tokara Director's Reserve White's versatility allows it to pair beautifully with a variety of dishes. Here are some suggestions to create a memorable culinary experience:

  • Seafood: The wine's acidity and minerality cut through the richness of creamy seafood dishes. Enjoy it with grilled lobster, pan-seared scallops, or a decadent seafood risotto.
  • Poultry: Roasted chicken or turkey with fresh herbs like thyme and rosemary find a perfect partner in this white blend. The wine's acidity complements the flavours of the poultry, while the subtle oak adds a touch of complexity.
  • Salads: Salads bursting with fresh summer vegetables, goat cheese, and a light vinaigrette are another excellent pairing. The wine's refreshing acidity enhances the flavours of the salad ingredients.
  • Asian Cuisine: Explore the unexpected by pairing Tokara Director's Reserve White with Thai curries or Vietnamese spring rolls. The wine's acidity cuts through the spice, creating a harmonious balance.

About Tokara Director's Reserve White

Tokara Estate, nestled in the heart of Stellenbosch, boasts a rich history and dedication to sustainable viticulture. This white blend is typically a combination of Sauvignon Blanc and Semillon grapes, meticulously sourced from the estate's highest slopes. The grapes benefit from the cool maritime breezes and decomposed granite soils, contributing to the wine's elegant character. After careful fermentation and ageing, the final blend is created, resulting in a wine that reflects the unique expression of Stellenbosch.

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