Krone Borealis - Methode Cap Classique - Tulbach - South Africa
Twee Jonge Gezellen
This is an elegant fizz, iridescent gold in colour. Bursts of elderflower and apple blossom intermingle with orange peel and crushed oyster shell. A blend of Chardonnay and Pinot Noir, it's a great alternative to Champagne at a fraction of the price.
There’s a citrusy-tingle of baobab pods on palate entry, edged in that salinity so characteristic of the 2018 vintage.
Taut, lean and fresh; kumquat and naartjie come to the fore evolving into salted caramel. The mousse is fine-beaded and toned, with a graceful trajectory into a tensile finish that promises to become more biscuity as it ages.