South Africa

The early history of South African wine can be traced to the founding of a supply station at the Cape of Good Hope by the Dutch East India Company. The main wine regions are Constantia, Durbanville, Franschhoek, Paarl, Robertson, Stellenbosch and Walker Bay.

For more information see our article on South African Wine.

Kaapzicht Estate Red, Stellenbosch, South Africa, 2016
Kaapzicht Kliprug
Kaapzicht Estate Red 2016
Kaapzicht Estate Red, Stellenbosch, South Africa, 2016    54% Shiraz, 42% Cabernet Sauvignon, 4% Petit Verdot, Cinsaut, Pinot Noir matured in small French oak barrels for 23 months. Winemaker Danie Steytler.  A full bodied dry...
Meerlust Estate Rubicon, Stellenbosch , South Africa, 2016
Meerlust Estate
Meerlust Estate Rubicon 2016
Meerlust Estate Rubicon, Stellenbosch , South Africa, 2016    49% Cabernet Sauvignon, 28% Merlot, 20% Cabernet Franc, 3% Petit Verdot with 18 months in French oak (66% new).  The 2016 Rubicon shows great charm and...