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Vriesenhof, Grenache / Shiraz / Mourvèdre, Stellenbosch 2018

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Vriesenhof, Grenache / Shiraz / Mourvèdre, Stellenbosch 2018

46% Grenache, 35% Shiraz and 19% Mourvèdre, given nine months in old oak. Traditionally framed wine, showing raspberry and cherry flavours tinged with a mocha hint. Dry, savoury, well-balanced food wine for any hearty meat dish. Now-2023To... Read More

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Vriesenhof, Grenache / Shiraz / Mourvèdre, Stellenbosch 2018

ColourRed

RegionStellenbosch

GrowerVriesenhof

Grape VarietyGrenache, Shiraz & Mourvedre

Vintage2018

ABV14.5%

Bottle75cl

ClosureScrewcap

CodeVRI118

Our Rating

Medium bodied

Light > Full

Vriesenhof

Stellenbosch, South Africa

Jan Coetzee at Vriesenhof

To visit Vriesenhof is to spend time with a Cape legend. 

Founder, owner and cellar master is Jan ‘Boland’ Coetzee. Son of a west coast...

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Grenache / Garnacha

Grenache / Garnacha 

Grenache grows well in hot, dry regions, though it can develop very high (15 degrees+) alcohol.

As such it is grown principally in Southern France and Spain (as Garnacha). It is usually blended with other varieties in the Southern Rhône and Languedoc (Syrah, Mourvedre, Carignan, Cinsaut and others).

Its flavour usually encompasses the...

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Vriesenhof, Grenache / Shiraz / Mourvèdre, Stellenbosch 2018

46% Grenache, 35% Shiraz and 19% Mourvèdre, given nine months in old oak. Traditionally framed wine, showing raspberry and cherry flavours tinged with a mocha hint. Dry, savoury, well-balanced food wine for any hearty meat dish. Now-2023

To visit Vriesenhof is to spend time with a Cape legend. Founder, owner and cellar master is Jan 'Boland' Coetzee. Son of a west coast farmer, in the 1970s he was simultaneously both a Springbok under Doc Craven and winemaker at Kanonkop. In 1980 he bought his own farm on the windy slopes of Paradyskloof on the southern edge of Stellenbosch. In the 1980s he was one of the first suitcase smugglers of Chardonnay cuttings (in his son's nappies or the lining of a jacket) from Burgundy into the Cape. Though he was a mover and shaker, he also worked with enormous patience - he had loved Pinot Noir for over two decades but didn't release one until he felt ready in 1990. Earlier this year he completed his 54th vintage. Yet there he was in March 2020, humbly pouring wine for visitors.

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Vriesenhof, Conservation Collection Pinotage, 2018

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This is an unusual wine - in that it's a cross vintage blend of 2014, 2015, 2017, 2018, and...

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Vriesenhof, Pinotage, Stellenbosch, 2017

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Pinotage, a grape created in the Cape in 1925 as a cross of Pinot Noir and Cinsault, is a...

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