The Winery Legacy Johannisberger of Franschhoek of Western Cape
The Winery Legacy Johannisberger is one of the world's great estates. It offers 1 wines for sale in of Franschhoek to come and discover on site or to buy online.
Looking for the best Winery Legacy Johannisberger wines in Franschhoek among all the wines in the region? Check out our tops of the best red, white or effervescent Winery Legacy Johannisberger wines. Also find some food and wine pairings that may be suitable with the wines from this area. Learn more about the region and the Winery Legacy Johannisberger wines with technical and enological descriptions.
How Winery Legacy Johannisberger wines pair with each other generally quite well with dishes of pork, rich fish (salmon, tuna etc) or shellfish such as recipes of suckling pig leg in the oven, salmon steaks with soy sauce or yellow risotto with mussels.
The wine region of Franschhoek is located in the region of Coastal Region of Western Cape of South Africa. Wineries and vineyards like the Domaine Anthonij Rupert or the Domaine Holden Manz produce mainly wines red, white and sparkling. The most planted grape varieties in the region of Franschhoek are Cabernet-Sauvignon, Chardonnay and Merlot, they are then used in wines in blends or as a single variety. On the nose of Franschhoek often reveals types of flavors of cream, dried fruit or ash and sometimes also flavors of bell pepper, ripe blackberries or cigar.
In the mouth of Franschhoek is a powerful with a nice freshness. We currently count 78 estates and châteaux in the of Franschhoek, producing 472 different wines in conventional, organic and biodynamic agriculture. The wines of Franschhoek go well with generally quite well with dishes of beef, lamb or game (deer, venison).
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Colombard is one of the oldest grape varieties in the Charentes. This golden white grape variety is a cross between Chenin and Gouais. The young leaves of colombard are yellow with bronze patches. The adult leaves may be three-lobed or whole, depending on the variety. Its branches are cottony. The bunches of this variety are thick and cylindrical. Its elliptical berries are medium-sized. They change color until they ripen, ranging from greenish white to golden yellow. Colombard is associated with an average budding. It is particularly susceptible to leafhoppers, grape worms, mites, mildew, powdery mildew and gray mold. It is also sensitive to water stress, but is not very sensitive to wind. It ripens late in the second half of the year. There are a dozen approved clones of Colombard, the best known of which are 608, 607 and 606. This variety produces a full-bodied, fine white wine. Aromas of lime, nectarine, boxwood, citrus and exotic fruits are released.
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