Being born to virtual teetotal parents in the gastronomic desert that is Leicester, suggests that Richard Kelley MW was never a natural candidate to pursue a career in the wine trade!
Heading to South Africa in 1995 began what is now a life-long passion for the country, its people and its wines.
Named in honour of Simon van der Stel, the first governor of the Dutch Cape Colony who was responsible for providing land to the Huguenots, a group of French protestants fleeing persecution in their homeland. A great value Sauvignon/Semillon from Stellenbosch. With fresh aromas of citrus fruit and gooseberry, vibrant acidity and a touch of wet stone.
Try with chicken roasted with tarragon butter, smoked fish pie or smoky bean curd, samphire and tarragon potato salad