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Translated, DeMorgenzon means simply “the morning sun”. The vineyards are situated at the top, southern, and eastern slopes of Ribbokkop, and overlook the pinnacle of Kanonkop (Cannon hill). Each day the vines see the day’s first light to touch the Stellenboschkloof Valley, South Africa. In 2003 Wendy and Hylton Appelbaum reached the top of the mountain so to speak and settled at DeMorgenzon. They have set about transforming it into a modern winery that is conscious of its history, in...
A vibrant wine. Flavours of green apple, peach stone, honey and flowers. Nice complexity from 11 months on lees. Pairs beautifully with Asian dishes.
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The DMZ Chenin is a good way to access the delights of DeMorgenzon’s top grape at a lower price. Lightly wooded and with appealing fruit sweetness, it’s smooth and peachy with a lick of oak and tangy supporting aciditySee detailed press review