OUR VINEYARDS

Our grapes are sourced from various wine growing regions across the Western Cape: Paarl, Stellenbosch, the Swartland and the Piekenierskloof.

Allow our wines to transport you to

the places we’ve found:

MAP ONE

SINGLE ORIGIN

WINES

MAP TWO

REGIONAL

BLENDS

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Planted in 1961, this old dame is situated on the gentle slopes of Joostenberg and profits from the moderating effects of this windswept site in Paarl.

 

The old gnarled and twisted bush vines produce fruit nuanced with subtle depth and wonderful intensity.

CHENIN BLANC

PAARL, SOUTH AFRICA

DUWWELTJIE
 

GROWER

Agnes de Vos

AREA

Joostenberg

FARM

Damarakloof

REGION

Paarl

Chenin Blanc

VARIETY

1961

PLANT YEAR

Richter 99

ROOTSTOCK

Bushvine

TRELLIS

Granite, with surface Malmesbury rocks

GEOLOGY

Duplex with ferricrete

SOIL

152m

ALTITUDE

South

ASPECT

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CHENIN BLANC

STELLENBOSCH, SOUTH AFRICA

BRANDNETEL

This tiny parcel is situated high on the cool slopes of the Simonsberg Mountain in Stellenbosch.

 

Originally planted as a rootstock trial in 1980, it contains no less than 32 rootstocks. This oddity produces a multi-layered wine with notable tension and minerality.

 

GROWER

Guillaume Kotze

AREA

Simonsberg

FARM

Nietvoorbij

REGION

Stellenbosch

Chenin Blanc

VARIETY

1980

PLANT YEAR

32 different types

ROOTSTOCK

Trellised Bushvine

TRELLIS

Decomposed Granite & Standstone

GEOLOGY

Loamy sand

SOIL

304m

ALTITUDE

South-West

ASPECT

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CHENIN BLANC

SWARTLAND, SOUTH AFRICA

SWARTLAND

The vineyard is nestled in the Joubertskloof on the Paardeberg Mountain - the landmark of the Swartland.

 

Rooted in pure granite soils and sheltered from the blazing afternoon sun, it produces pristine fruit with edgy aromatics and the trademark Swartland thatch.

 

GROWER

Theuns Müller

AREA

Paardeberg

FARM

Uitvlugcht

REGION

Swartland

Chenin Blanc

VARIETY

1982

PLANT YEAR

Richter 99

ROOTSTOCK

Bushvine

TRELLIS

Decomposed Granite

GEOLOGY

Coarse sand on clay

SOIL

297m

ALTITUDE

East

ASPECT

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CABERNET FRANC

STELLENBOSCH, SOUTH AFRICA

KNAPSEKÊREL

Situated in the Polkadraai Hills, and just a stone’s throw away from False Bay, only 7 rows of bio-dynamically farmed Cabernet franc make up this parcel.

 

Coarse granite soils and a cool maritime climate ensure a wine with enduring tannins and plenty of fresh fruit.

 

GROWER

Edo Heyns

AREA

Polkadraai Hills

FARM

Ouberg

REGION

Stellenbosch

Cabernet franc

VARIETY

2003

PLANT YEAR

Richter 110

ROOTSTOCK

VSP

TRELLIS

Decomposed Granite

GEOLOGY

Coarse sand on clay

SOIL

170m

ALTITUDE

South

ASPECT

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WHEN IT COMES TO OLD VINES, MOST HAVE BEEN AROUND LONGER THAN WE HAVE

ETIENNE TERBLANCHE

THISTLE & WEED

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SMALL BATCHES

WESTERN CAPE, SOUTH AFRICA

KHAKIBOS

Khakibos is an unusual blend of Verdelho, Chenin blanc, Palomino and Fernão Pires. Our Verdelho is grown in koffieklip-rich soil, treasured for its free-draining quality, and found anchored on the foot slopes of the Helderberg Mountain.

 

Our Chenin blanc is located in our exceptional Paarl vineyard, our Palomino grown in Piekenierskloof sandstone and Fernão Pires from the gravelly soils located along the Breede River.

 

VINEYARD ONE

STELLENBOSCH, SOUTH AFRICA

GROWER

Craig Barnard

AREA

Helderberg

FARM

Cavalli

REGION

Stellenbosch

Verdelho

VARIETY

2000

PLANT YEAR

Richter 110

ROOTSTOCK

VSP Trellis

TRELLIS

Decomposed Granite 

GEOLOGY

Duplex with Ferricrete

SOIL

125m

ALTITUDE

South

ASPECT

SMALL BATCHES

WESTERN CAPE, SOUTH AFRICA

NASTERGAL
 

Nastergal is driven by Tempranillo, a Spanish grape variety known for making big, bold wine. We’ve sourced our Tempranillo from shale soil found along the

Berg River in Wellington, which provides plenty of

backbone and ageing potential.

 

In order to balance the big boom of Tempranillo, we’ve blended it alongside mature Alicante Bouschet grapes that are rooted in the deep red soils of the Stellenbosch Mountain and add spicy aromatics and intense colour.

 

Small parcels of Touriga Nacional, Souzão and Touriga Francesa, also from the Stellenbosch Mountain, provide the final flourish to finish off this one-of-a-kind wine.

VINEYARD ONE

WELLINGTON, SOUTH AFRICA

GROWER

Johan Wiese

AREA

Bergrivier 

FARM

Olyvenboom

REGION

Wellington

Tempranillo

VARIETY

2009

PLANT YEAR

Richter 110

ROOTSTOCK

VSP

TRELLIS

Malmesbury Shale & Schist

GEOLOGY

Shallow gravel

SOIL

110m

ALTITUDE

South

ASPECT

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INSPIRED BY THE UNCONVENTIONAL YET BEAUTIFULLY
VERSATILE CULTIVARS OF PORTUGAL, OUR BLENDED WINES ARE NOT AFRAID TO EXPOSE THE TRUE CAPABILITIES OF OUR CAPE SOILS AND MICROCLIMATES.

ETIENNE TERBLANCHE

THISTLE & WEED

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