Tasting Oldenburg Vineyards Chenin Blanc 2020

This Chenin Blanc delivers a splendid tasting experience. It shows a sumptuous straw-yellow colour in the glass. On the nose, peaches and cream, honey-melon, mangoes and pineapple. The mouth-feel is sublime, the acidity is zesty, and the fruit is incredibly balanced. The palate shows ripe pears, banana and star jasmine, accompanied by an elegant hint … Continued

Tasting Merlot Vertical

Leading up to International Merlot Day on Sunday 7 November, we’ll be celebrating this sumptuous varietal all month with a very special Vertical Tasting.   Enjoy a comparative tasting of four of the best vintages of our Oldenburg Vineyards Merlot (2013, 2015 Magnum, 2017 and the current vintage 2018). R400 per person. Bookings are required. … Continued

Tasting Cabernet Sauvignon 2018

Cabernet Sauvignon has found ideal terroir on the slopes of Rondekop, our mystical hill. The exponential increase in quality of this wine over the past few years is testament to that fact.   This wine has a dark ruby core, and the aromatics burst out of the glass. Mulberries, blackcurrant leaf, plums and graphite come … Continued

Tasting Syrah 2018

This wine displays a lovely purple hue, with a dark core. The nose is inviting with aromas of cloves, brambles, blackcurrant and mulberries. This Syrah shows a tannin structure that is both grippy, and smooth and silky. A delightful acidity provides the perfect backbone for the aromatics of this beautiful wine. Purple lavender flowers, coffee … Continued

Tasting Rondekop Rhodium 2018

For the first time in the history of the Rhodium, Cabernet Franc becomes the dominant cultivar of the blend, and the result is truly spectacular. The wine shows a deep ruby-red colour in the glass.   On the nose, you will find redcurrants, juniper berries and blackcurrant leaf. Spices like nutmeg, cinnamon and mustard seed … Continued

Tasting Oldenburg Vineyards Chardonnay 2020

Conditions in the Banghoek Valley are exceptionally favourable for Chardonnay, as is reflected in this superb vintage. The wine displays a golden hue in the glass. On the nose, a flintiness is detectable among inviting aromas of peaches, honey melon, apricots and freshly baked brioche.   The palate complements the aromas with exceptionally vibrant quince, … Continued

Tasting CL° White Blend 2020

CL° is the concept range in the Oldenburg Vineyards stable. A concept means the representation of an idea. For us, the CL° range represents a key part of the Oldenburg Vineyards story: that we are cooler than Stellenbosch (in terms of climate).   The Chardonnay and Chenin Blanc in this delightful blend is entirely sourced … Continued

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