South Africa

South Africa

This New World wine producer actually has some pretty vintage roots. The first grapes were pressed for wine at the Cape in 1659 under the command of Jan van Riebeeck (aka Dawson Leary). While laws and languages in the region changed, the vineyards stayed planted but weren't productive until a generation later. A "Wine of Origin" system was implemented in 1973 with designated production regions, districts and wards. There are now nearly 60 officially declared appellations. Concentrated around Cape Town, wine production gets good press with major vineyard and production centers in Paarl, Stellenbosch and Worcester.
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  • Protea Chenin Blanc 2014

    Coastal Region, South Africa

    This wine captures all the fresh, crisp fruit this grape has to offer. With aromas of pear, citrus and honeysuckle, the wine is created in a light and accessible style.

    • Guardian Peak Shiraz 2013

      Shiraz / Syrah
      Stellenbosch, South Africa

      Created by South African wine visionary Jean Engelbrecht and golf legend Ernie Els, this Shiraz displays a good integration between fruit and wood, great for drinking on its own and enjoying with food.

      • Anthonij Rupert Optima 2010

        Western Cape, South Africa

        From South Africa's top rated winery comes the 2010 Optima Red Blend. Aromas of cinnamon and cocoa overlay fruitcake and blackberry fruit with a light oak presence on the nose. A truly fantastic wine from Anthonij Rupert Winery.

      • Rust en Vrede 1694

        Stellenbosch, South Africa

        The Rust en Vrede 1694 is a Shiraz and Cabernet Sauvignon blend that celebrates the establishment of the winery in 1694. A bold wine with aromas of dark chocolate and liquorice offering great intensity and length.

        • Ernie Els Signature Red 2011

          Stellenbosch, South Africa

          This five varietal bordeaux blend reflects the diversity of the Stellenbosch terroir. This wine, made by cellar master Louis Strydom, is Ernie Els' vision to produce an exceptional wine, reflecting their respective commitment to quality.

        • Ernie Els Big Easy White 2013

          Western Cape, South Africa

          The Big Easy White 2013 offers an amazing array of tropical fruits, showing the complexity the Cape has to offer. This wine is crafted in an EASY-drinking, and Its BIG appeal is due to its flavors being so pleasant, refreshing and approachable.

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