diemersdal wine estate

adderley road
durbanville, 7551
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In 1698 Simon van der Stel granted farmland to free burgher, Hendrik Sneewind. Later, the farm changed hands to Captain Diemer when he married the widow Sneewind, and thus Diemersdal was formally established. An inventory found in an old leather-bound book dating back to 1705 lists 45 wine barrels, a wine press and glass bottles, indicating that wine has been made on the Estate for over three centuries. Six generations of Louws have practised their art with skill and passion at Diemersdal since the Estate passed into their hands in 1885. More than 12 decades later, Diemersdal is a well-known landmark in the lush Durbanville Valley, one of the Cape's oldest wine regions. – Description from Alejandro

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  • Diemersdal Unwooded Chardonnay Chardonnay Durbanville 2012


    My wife and I are not white wine drinkers. This came as part of a subscription to the South African Winemakers Guild along with a Merlot from the same winery. Overall this is a nice simple Chardonnay. It is unwooded so there is a smoother feel to this than other Chardonnays that I have had. Overall not a bad wine but not one that I would go seek... Read More

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  • Sadly I did Not. I had a busy weekend that involved wine, but sadly that was mostly inventorying, packing, and moving wine around the state of NY! Got about a dozen cases moved closer to home, so now I'm pretty well set for the next few months of drinking! Next bottle up looks like it might very well be 1987 Dunn Napa Valley. Funny how Dunn was ... Read More

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