New Harvest in the making

For the real wine connaisseur

The cellar only produces 8000 bottles per year. This is 2000 bottles of each wine. Virtually all end up in the private cellars of wine collectors around the globe. Grapes are grown organically and no additives are used during fermentation and further processing. Bottled and labeled by hand.

SUNDAY SPECIAL

Yesterday’s wine tasting in Napier. Including superb wine created from Italian Sangiovese grapes by Skipskop Wines from Napier.

In the Cellar of Fraai Uitzicht 1798

THE Winemakers of Napier

It’s not in the known wine guide books but in Napier, Western Cape, South Africa, there are a bunch of people creating world class wines of grapes growing in Klein Karoo and Napier terroirs. Production of around 8000 bottles per year distributed on a global scale to collectors and connaisseurs.

Sunday Special

From Wikipedia: “Mourvèdre (also known as Mataró or Monastrell) is a red wine grape variety that is grown in many regions around the world including the Rhône and Provence regions of France, the Valencia and Jumilla denominaciones de origen of Spain”. Yesterday we were at Fraai Uitzicht 1798 in Robertson, one of the few cellars …

Zandvliet and Wetshof

De Wetshof and Zandvliet are a few of the wine houses worthwhile for the connaisseur to visit in the Robertson Wine Valley (others are Fraai Uitzicht 1798, Graham Beck and Springfield).

Local produce

Skipskop Petit Verdot from Napier in South Africa is a surprising great (desert) wine with flavours that still indulge your taste buds long after you finished your glass … If this does not say anything about the quality … (etc.) … ?

Bargain Alert

Art at the winery

Sculpture of Wil Botha at Creation Wines between Hermanus/Sandbaai and Caledon in the Western Cape, South Africa.