The refined, cooler climate of the Hemel-en-Aarde Valley offers a mineral style of wine with dark crimson fruit, a great array of spice and perfume flavors, and cashmere textured tannins to match. A touch of Mourvedre in the blend introduces savory and gamey characters. A delicious savory edged, spicey wine with a lovely mouthfeel.
Newton Johnson Vineyards is owned and managed by the Newton Johnson family. The farm is based in the upper Hemel en Aarde Valley near the seaside town of Hermanus, an hour and a half’s drive out of Cape Town. This is a popular tourist destination, famous for some of the most spectacular land-based whale watching in the world lush indigenous fynbos, a floral kingdom, home to 1500 species and exclusive to the Cape, mountain walks and bike trails.