There are very few places in the wine producing world which put a higher emphasis upon sustainable wine making that Stellenbosch in South Africa. This is, in part, due to the the vast amount of wine related tourism the region gets. Many of the wineries and vineyards come complete with Michelin star restaurants and stunning views across the vineyards.Read More
One of the early supporters of ‘green’ viticulture, viticulturist Simon Grier, has always been a keen supporter of maintaining environmentally friendly vineyard practices. The farm has not sprayed insecticides for the past thirteen years and a flock of 1,000 Peking ducks are responsible for some natural pest control.
The colour of the wine is a brilliant red. The aroma shows hints of wood spice with attractive dark berry fruit. On the palate, the wine is rich and full with juicy soft tannins and good acidity. The wine has a long finish but is drinkable at present. It will, however, mature for up to six years from vintage.