Glenelly Estate wines are situated just on the eastern edge of Stellenbosch. The owners of Glenelly also own a little Chateau in Bordeaux called Pichon Comtesse. No biggie! I think that speaks volumes for the confidence in the terroir of South Africa. I love this and hope everyone can be as supportive of the wine community in South Africa.
An uncomplicated Cabernet Sauvignon aged in French oak barrels for 12 months. Expect those classic green mint and blackcurrant notes to come through. It has been described as elegant with dried herbs and red and blackberries on the nose.
Neal Martin an expert of Bordeaux wines said this about Glenelly - "For under $25 per bottle, one has to ask why you would bother with Bordeaux?" Decanter wine magazine awarded this wine 93 points! It punches well above it's price tag.