2010 Cederberg Bukettraube Cederberg
Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar
(Bukettraube is a white variety of German origin; 24 g/l residual sugar): Pale yellow. Come-hither aromas of peach, lime blossom and honeysuckle; rather muscat-like. Tactile and slightly sweet but not at all heavy, with perfectly integrated acidity framing and lifting the flavors of white peach, ripe citrus fruits and anise. Finishes long, with mouth-cleansing acidity. Serve this with spicy foods, as you might use a Riesling, or enjoy it on its own; in South Africa, it's often paired with Cape Malay cuisine.
Here's a different white that's certainly worth discovering. Attractive aromas of ripe gooseberry, white florals and pineapple transition into sweeter peach and tropical fruit flavors in the mouth. It's expressive but not overly showy, with a touch of honey unfolding on the long close. Drink now.
Bright and refreshing, with lively kaffir lime, lemon zest and green plum notes that show a hint of tarragon. Drink now.