Lýsa Verdelho

LYSA001
Lýsa: Old Norse for ”to bring in the light; to proclaim". A refreshing, aromatic wine made using the Verdelho grape. Really quite wonderful with a lovely citrussy lemon flavour and a hint of saltiness and minerality.
Type:
Vintage:
2019
Size:
75cl
Main Grape:
Grape Mix:
100%
Genres:
Style:
Dry
ABV:
13.2%
Producer:
Region:
Country:
South Africa
Sub Region:
Stellenbosch
Body:
Elegant, crisp and delicate
Drinking Window:
Drink now
Closure Type:
Cork
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£21.99
 

Lýsa

After numerous vintages in France, Italy and California, winemaker Guillaume Nell decided to start his own project Lysa Wines in Stellenbosch, South Africa.

Tasting Notes

"Really complete nose already. An utter charmer with broad fruit and enough acidity to add zest. Confident and long. Exciting". Jancis Robinson

Food Matches

Lime Chicken, Chicken in Almond Sauce (pollo en pepitoria), Carnitas, Fish Tacos, Sole, Pork Loin, Seitan, and Tofu Cheese Sheep’s Milk Cheeses: Manchego, Queso Zamorano, Pecorino, Feta, Ossau-Iraty, Halloumi, Petit Basque, and Ricotta

Vinification

Natural fermentation with no addition of yeast or nutrients. Unoaked and 3 months lees contact.

Press Comments

"Really complete nose already. An utter charmer with broad fruit and enough acidity to add zest. Confident and long. Exciting". Jancis Robinson