2 x Bosman Nature & Sun Organic Grenache Noir
Alc vol:13.50% | Line no:841432
Made by Corlea Fourie
From a young age, tasting her parents' wine at Sunday lunches, Corlea was intrigued by wine: "It was fascinating that a liquid made from grapes could smell and taste of random things like strawberries, liquorice and chocolate! I wanted to know why." A gap year spent working in the UK's hospitality industry, a degree from Stellenbosch University in oenology and viticulture and an internship at a winery doing fascinating things with Pinotage preceded her joining Bosman Family Vineyards in Wellington in 2006. Corlea is also an avid craft beer brewer, trail runner, mother of three and wife to an equally passionate wine explorer and maker.
Was there inspiration behind this Grenache Noir? The 2020 vintage gave us our first organic grapes from this bush vine vineyard. Nature & Sun attests to the driving forces behind it: nature, and the generosity of the
Wellington climate. Stylistically, the inspiration was to have a flavoursome wine which showed the fine tension of
Is there a time of day or type of food when you most enjoy it? On a warm spring evening, try it chilled with a slice of pizza topped with Parma ham and rocket.
Who would this wine be if it was a woman? I would like to think it could be linked to any woman who is comfortable with her softness, but who has grit and tenacity, one who exudes character and depth, but who can also enjoy simplicity.