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Rietvallei Cabernet Sauvignon

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The Cabernet Sauvignon vineyards are planted on the highest hill on the estate, some 155 meters above sea level, called Klippiesdal (which directly translates to Sonedale and named so because of the high concentration of river stone in the soil). 202 more words

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Rietvallei Cabernet Sauvignon

Let’s have a look at Rietvallei’s version of the King of Grapes:

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The grapes are picked at optimum ripeness at approximately 25 °Balling (Brix). After destemming and slight crushing the mash is taken to open concrete fermenters where traditional wine making methods are still implemented. 177 more words

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Le Bonheur Cabernet Sauvignon

If you are looking to treat your taste buds this weekend, then have a taste of the Le Bonheur Cabernet Sauvignon 2008.

Colour: Dark ruby red. 83 more words

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Featured wine- Boland Cellar Merot

A full bodied wine with firm, yet soft tannins. An impressive core of rich and ripe fruit is complemented by soft oak flavours. Chocolate & violets hints add further interest. 45 more words

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Mooiplaas Langtafel Red 2012.

Appreciate a great drinking wine next to the fire this winter with Mooiplaas. Introducing their Langtafel Red 2012.

The object with the Langtafel range is pleasant drinking with good value. 73 more words

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Winter wine suggestion- Lomond Merlot 2010

The hand-picked and hand-sorted grapes were destemmed and crushed into stainless-steel tanks, fermented over seven days, reaching a peak temperature of 27ºC. Extraction was achieved through rack-and-return and pump-overs. 170 more words

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The lovely Le Bonheur Prima

A fantastic wine to sip on next to a fireplace and with some excellent company.

Colour: Deep ruby.

Bouquet: Ripe prunes with traces of blackcurrant,  wild fruit, some spice and tobacco. 60 more words

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