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Robertson is a wine region within the Breede River Valley in South Africa, centered around the town of the same name. An array of terroirs and climates within this district allow a variety of grapes and styles of wine produced. In warm, dryer locations, mainly concentrated styles of red wines are produced, along with some dessert wine from Hanespoot (Muscat) and Muscadelle. Other parts of the region feature vineyards in higher elevations with cooler climate conditions favorable to producing Sauvignon Blanc, Chenin Blanc and Chardonnay. 
 
The Robertson Wines of Origin (WO) districts are as follows:
 
*Agterkliphoogte
*Bonnievale
*Boesmansrivier
*Eilandia
*Hoopsrivier
*Klaasvoogds
*Le Chasseur
*McGregor
*Vinkrivier
 
– Description from Amanda Schuster

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  • Chardonnay

    British wine writer and critic, Jancis Robinson, once noted that throughout the 80’s and 90’s in the United States, C...

  • Cabernet Sauvignon

    “King of the Red Wine Grapes.” The colonizer of the vineyards, pushing native wine grapes into its shadows. The Caber...

  • Syrah

    The irony here is that Syrah’s origins could give Carmen Sandiego a run for her international wallet. Syrah’s deepest...

  • Sauvignon Blanc

    Sauvignon Blanc is widely grown in California -- at over 15,000 acres, it’s now the third most planted variety -- and...

  • Chenin Blanc

    History of the grape: Modern day French oenologist Pierre Galet states Chenin Blanc has been in France at least since...

  • Pinotage

    History of the grape: In 1925, Stellenbosch University Chief Horticulture Professor Abraham Izak Perold created the P...

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  • Minnestalgia Winery

    Minnestalgia® Foods & Gifts where we are proud to bring you memories of Minnesota's Northwoods in...

  • Bushmanspad - Red Gold Wines

    Bushmanspad Estate, a top-quality red wine project situated high on the slopes of the spectacular...

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  • So I did find a little information about Firefinch.  Seems the wine might ... a "d") and is from Robertson Valley.  Back in 2004 the Washington Post reviewed it.  They said:Firefinch (Robertson) Colombard/Chardonnay 2003 ($13, Country Vintner): This wine has a great name and explosively fresh flavors that make it one of the best summer sippers... Read More

    Forum post in the topic Hello Snooth!


  • Van Loveren Pinotage Robertson Wo 2005

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    Heerlijke wijn.Die koffie afdronk heel speciaal. Ze hebben ze deze maand in de aanbieding bij Once a Grape [www.onceagrape.nl] 5,85.Drinkt ie nog lekkerder..... Read More

    Wine review by Wiebe1970


  • Excelsior Cabernet Sauvignon 2011

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    A bit muted on the nose with subtle but attractive aromas of black fruits, violets, woodsmoke, and a hint of mint and rosemary. Big, round and polished in the mouth, this delivers ripe yet fresh black currant and plum fruit gentle framed with clean, fresh oak. The balance is attractive for a wine of this size, smooth yet firm enough though allow... Read More

    Wine review by Gregory Dal Piaz


  • Excelsior Cabernet Sauvignon 2011

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    No written review

    Wine review by mark


  • Rooiberg Winery Shiraz Robertson Rsa 2007

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    A little more bitter than a prefer, but a good full-bodied red that remains light and smooth. Long-lasting aftertaste. Read More

    Wine review by mark


  • Excelsior Cabernet Sauvignon 2011

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    No written review

    Wine review by rapepe


  • Excelsior Cabernet 2010

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    Great Cabernet at an excellent price. Read More

    Wine review by calywa


  • Barista Coffee Pinotage 2011

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    No written review

    Wine review by Sandy71


  • Esona Single Vineyard Shiraz 2011

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    2011 - Spicy, cigar box, ripe prunes with soft tannins and a lingering after palate. Third fill barrels further added to the structure and softness of this well balanced wine. Read More

    Wine review by Melujones


  • Esona Single Vineyard Chardonnay 2011

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    2011 - Apricots, granny smith apples. Barrel fermented and matured in third fill barrel adding to the subtle notes of honey and butterscotch that adds to a lasting finish. Great aging potential. Read More

    Wine review by Melujones


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