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Waterkloof is situated on Schapenberg Hill in the Helderberg sub-region, and nestles almost in the centre of the embrace of the Hottentots-Holland and Helderberg mountains, its highest point 300 metres above sea level and a scant four kilometres from the False Bay coast. They produced their first wine in 2005 and now produce some of the finest, well structured and most elegant wines in South Aftrica. To many, the intensively farmed district around the town of Stellenbosch is the wine producing area in South Africa. A variety of soils and locations ideally suited to the flourishing of a wide variety of grape cultivars, has seen Stellenbosch continue to dominate the South African wine scene in terms of prestige. Within the Stellenbosch wine growing region, there are various sub regions, the Helderberg being the coolest. It is one of the most visually dramatic areas in the Cape, with the Hottentots-Holland and Helderberg Mountain ranges creating a powerful backdrop against which the valley descends Read more »

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  • Waterkloof Chenin Blanc Stellenbosch 2014


    Pleasant minerality with light notes of lemon and peach on the nose. A bit more green apple and pear coming through on the palate and some toasted almond towards the finish. There's a warm sweet spice coming through the fullness of the palate here and ending with some baked apple and honeysuckle. Read More

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  • Waterkloof Merlot Stellenbosch Peacock Ridge 2005


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