This is a blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet franc and petit Verdot. Umsasane being an umbrella tree, grandmother’s nickname. As umbrella tree gives shade and protect what is under it, so as grandmother’s characters to all who were near her. The bold structure, smoothness and complexity of this wine relates to the characters of Aslina, as the matriarch of the family.
As South Africa’s first black female winemaker, Ntsiki (En-Tee-Kee) Biyela has forged a path to become one of the most recognised names in the world of wine.