The grand vin chardonnay displays a wonderful slightly straw colour. The nose displays vibrant citrus, lime zest, hints of apple with underlying minerality and vanilla butterscotch. The palate has a fantastic balance, minerality and fruit expression with richness coming through.
Situated in the heart of the “Golden Triangle” just outside of Stellenbosch in South Africa, Stellenzicht produces naturally made wines, which reflect the quality of their vineyards.
Theuniskraal has been in the Jordaan family since 1927 and winemaker . Located in the picturesque valley of Tulbagh, Theuniskraal is surrounded by three mountain ranges, giving a fantastic cool climate for grape growing.
Winemaker Estelle Lourens is responsible for the range of wines produced on Uitkyk, located in the Simonsberg area. The flagship wine is the Carlonet, a Cabernet Sauvignon made from a unique vineyard on the Estate.
Built in 1993, Plaisir de Merle selects the finest grapes from its vineyards to produce its outstanding range of wines, with the belief that blending is the best way to produce a unity from different components.
The Flat Roof Manor Merlot, as tasted by winemaker Estelle Lourens, who explains that careful vineyard management in the leadup to harvest helps to bring in well balanced merlot grapes into the cellar.
Winemaker Estelle Lourens tastes the Pinot Grigio from Flat Roof Manor, made from 25 year-old vineyards. The Pinot Grigio is a white wine produced from red grapes and Estelle explains how this is achieved as well as what food works with it. The Pinot Grigio, one of the original varietals produced in the Flat Roof […]
History Lessons without the rose coloured glasses! Dr. Jan Cats was a respected physician in Stellenbosch…but like all physicians, he did have his share of failures…and a very unique way to get the bodies out of his surgery and into the morgue without upsetting business!