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Weekend Tasting: Kaaimansgat Chardonnay

Weekend Tasting: Kaaimansgat Chardonnay

Wine & Company

Weekend Tasting: Kaaimansgat Chardonnay

Bouchard Finlayson has been linked to the Crocodile’s Lair (or Kaaimansgat) vineyard near Villiersdorp for about twenty six years. Located 700m above sea level, the fruit ripens a month later than other Cape Chardonnays and benefits from cool autumn temperatures. The vines are not irrigated and they produce smaller berries with a high skin to juice ratio which adds an extra flavour component to the wine.

Tasting Note: Initially reveals sun-dried hay, peachy stone fruit and a dusting of toasted almond shavings. The hallmark creamy citrus fruit flavours build in volume towards a succulent and effortless textural finish. Remains refined and delicate in nature by a balanced tension. Sublime definition. Drink now through 2025.

You can join us to taste the Kaaimansgat Chardonnay this weekend!

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- Monday to Saturday: 9am - 6pm.

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About Us

Have you ever heard about a great wine but could never find a bottle for yourself (to share with friends, of course)? Well, the team at Wine & Company do all the hard work for you! We visit wine farms and attend tastings to find, taste, and then stock wine from the smaller Estates and independent winemakers who buy grapes and produce outstanding wine under their own labels – much the same as the French negociants have been doing for centuries. Given that these winemakers make wine in such small quantities, sometimes just a single barrel, their wine will never be found on the shelves of the major retailers, but only in independent specialist shops like Wine & Company on High Street, Hermanus.

In addition to the great selection of well-known local wines and MCC's, we also stock craft gin and beer, imported wines, French Champagne, Belgian Ales as well as whisky and other spirits. Wine & Company (established in 1998 by Bartho Eksteen) has a well-earned reputation for stocking hard-to-find small-batch wines and we strive to continue this great tradition. If you purchase a bottle of wine from us and it is faulty we will gladly replace the bottle and return the faulty wine to the winemaker.

Feel free to contact Wine & Company if you need a particular wine and we will do our best to source it for you. We are also able to ship wine locally and to most countries so do ask about international shipping.

 
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Please note that our website does not show the complete range of wine that we have in stock, so please do contact us if you are looking for something not listed online, especially those that are 'allocation' only. 

We offer free delivery in and around Hermanus, and free shipping to major centres around South Africa for orders over R1600. Please contact us for international shipping rates.

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Weekend Tasting: Kaaimansgat Chardonnay

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