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Cederberg, South Africa

David Niewoudt took over the amazing Cederberg estate from his father in 1997. The vineyards here are the highest in the Cape at 1100-1150 metres up in the Cederberg mountains, most of them on dramatic shale slopes. Good natural rainfall, around 550-600mm, cool temperatures (occasionally snow showers in winter), with plenty of wind, mean that Cederberg enjoys a near perfect climate, in particular a long ripening period. The whites are mountain-fresh, with plentiful natural acidity.Not content with the efforts he has made at Cederberg - for example the new plantings into the hard shale slopes - he has also bought land in windswept Elim in the far south of the country on slate and granitic soils, and also in Chile.

Cederberg, South Africa

David’s reds are now reaching new heights of concentration and refinement. Perhaps it’s the increasing vine age - both Cabernet and the Shiraz were planted in the late 1990s - but these latest vintages are grand. David has single-handedly taken this estate to the top of the tree in the Cape.

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    Rated 1 out of 5
    Dry > Sweet
    • Origin: South Africa
    • Region: Western Cape
    • Colour: White
    • Bottle Size: 75cl
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