Stylish new Drostdy-Hof Extra Light is a guilt free summer sip
Apr 18th 2011, 08:53
Drostdy-Hof has relaunched its lower alcohol, lower kilojoule Drostdy-Hof Extra Light with a stylish new look to reinforce the wine's heritage, generosity and above all crisp, dry and lighter than ever taste, ideal for everyday pleasure.
Refreshing Drostdy-Hof Extra Light is a lively, well-balanced guilt-free dry white wine that is 25% lower in kilojoules and 26% lighter in alcohol than the average white table wine.
Rooted in a legacy of quality and tradition, De Oude Drostdy, the stately home of Drosty-Hof wines in Tulbagh, shines like a beacon through every bottle of new Drostdy-Hof Extra Light creating a striking on-shelf presence. Innovative design lends a heightened sense of lightness while the image of the old magistrate's court dating back to 1804, is projected through the wine, reinforcing the heritage that has made it a true South African classic.
A leader in this lighter style, lower alcohol wine, Drostdy-Hof Extra Light is the No.1 choice of health conscious and weight watching consumers who prefer a dry, light-bodied wine to savour on a balmy summer's day. Crafted from specially selected 100% Chenin blanc grapes, Drostdy-Hof Extra Light is the ideal summer sip consumers can enjoy with family and friends. It's perfect for sharing over a traditional braai, sipping while relaxing beside the pool or serving during a light, alfresco lunch.
Drostdy-Hof Extra Light is available in the new look 750ml bottles at a recommended retail price of around R21. The wine also comes in a party size 1,5 litre magnum bottle, or the little 375ml bottle, ideal for consumers wanting a quick glass of wine over a light lunch.
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