The Foundry Grenache Blanc

South Africa | 2020, 2021

£17.50 a bottle

The The Foundry Grenache Blanc has lifted floral aromas with hints of lemon cream and white stone fruit. The palate is rich but restrained with focused, pure fruit, minerally mid palate with characteristic rich, fleshy mouthfeel and texture and has a long finish with a citrus tang.

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The Foundry works by sourcing grapes from across the Cape with their affiliated growers, with access to number of terroirs and parcels from which grapes can be selected according to the variety and the desired result. The Grenache Blanc comes from the Foundry’s neighbours vineyards in Voor Paardeberg. Grown on Malmesbury shale and decomposed granite, these trellised vines allow us to precisely manage the canopy to enhance fruit, complexity and balance.


The Foundry was a project launched in 2000 by winemaker Chris Williams from the Meerlust estate and James Reid. To say it took off is an understatement, after its maiden year Syrah was awarded a 5 star rating in the John Platter Guide 2004, one of only 17 wines.

Grape Variety

100% Grenache Blanc.

Hand harvested and cooled overnight, grapes were whole-bunch pressed to restrain phenolics, yet were fermented with a high percentage of solids to give breadth and definition to the palate. Wine was barrel aged for seven months before bottling.

Food Match

Ideal with salads, goat’s cheese, roasted vegetables or pork dishes.

Alcohol Percentage


Additional information


2020, 2021

Country of Origin

Grape Variety


Full Bodied & Rich Whites



Food Pairing

Pork, Roasted Vegetables, Salads, Soft & Mild Cheese

Alcohol Percentage



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