Golden Reward for Klipdrift Gold
Jun 20th 2011, 08:51
When brandy master Johan Venter crafted Klipdrift Gold he wanted to create the perfect blend that could compete against the best in the world. And to prove him right, Klipdrift Gold recently returned home with a gold medal from the Concours Mondial de Bruxelles held in Luxembourg. A proudly South African potstill brandy, Klipdrift Gold is a blend of rare brandies aged for up to 21 years balanced by younger components.
A rich gold in colour, Klipdrift Gold opens onto an aroma of ripe peaches, pears and citrus complemented by traces of sweet spice, chocolate and hazelnut. Enjoy this warm and inviting brandy on its own, with a splash of water or an ice cube or two, or even at the table with aromatic dishes and chocolate. Klipdrift Gold is available from leading liquor outlets for about R200 per bottle.
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