Region:??Coastal Region, South Africa
De Nieuwe Haarlem is??one of the VOC?????s fleet, it ploughed the oceans between continents at a time when the VOC was the world?????s first multi-national corporation. In 1647, the??VOC??crew met??bad weather when they were??transporting high company officials from??Amsterdam to??far-away colonies. The heroic crew?????s survival led to the establishment of a halfway station by Jan van Riebeeck in 1652, that ultimately led to the founding of South Africa and the first vines being planted in the Cape.
The bouquet is led by roasted banana, cherry and cassis, followed by subtle notes of chocolate and cedar wood. The palate has a complex, velvety coating with hints of plum and fruity sweetness on the finish.