Every winter South Africans celebrate Christmas in July (25th). Families get together to feast on roasts, wear silly jumpers, and exchange mid-year gifts. This year, as we all know, is a little bit different. So in the spirit of giving and happiness-making we’d like to give you a chance to win a special gift: the. Cabernet franc 2015, valued at R5,000.00!
Pure liquid luxury, this cabernet franc dominant wine was produced with the intention of competing with the best wines of the Loire Valley. the. is a project between Niels Verburg of Luddite Wines and Brian Smith of Elgin Ridge and the 2015 is the second vintage of the acclaimed wine.
An ultimate partner for your table: think a hint of spice and freshly crushed dark fruit on entry followed by perfumed nasturtium and a dusting of pencil shavings. On the palate the wine is dark, rich and full with bright fruit on the mid-palate. Supreme balance prevails.
Only 900 bottles of this ultra-premium wine have been made—one of which can be yours. All you need to do to enter is subscribe to our newsletter:
Not only is our multi-talented winemaker, Kosie van der Merwe responsible, for the internationally award winning wine inside this beautiful bottle, but he also designed the intriguing label which tells the story of this unique wine.
If you’d like to see the Chaos label win, please follow the link below and click on the ? icon ABOVE the thumbnail image of our wine (you’ll find it at the start of row 2).
Don’t forget we are open for wine tasting and sales 7 days a week!
Our opening hours are Monday to Saturday from 10h00 until 16h00, Sunday from 10h00 until 14h00.
Come and enjoy a glass of our Elgin cool climate wines in our Tasting Room and enjoy the view as you sip on our organic wines, or on the balcony, whilst watching the activity in the vineyards of our organic wine estate.
Our squad of Peking ducks are in charge of pest control at our biodynamic and organic wine estate, scoffing up all of the snails, slugs and other creepy-crawlies in the vineyards. If you visit us around 4pm, you can watch them returning to their duck house all in a row.
Brian hosting our Japanese importer, who popped in for a quick 4 hour tasting yesterday, we couldn’t resist also tasting, the, a Cabernet Franc, Elgin Ridge has made with our friends over at Luddite. Brian and Niels joint venture is lauded as the most expensive wine in South Africa
Such a lovely lady, our wines are in very good hands
Look how well our certified biodynamic and organic Sémillon vines growing and developing for more Chaos white, it will be a few years before we get grapes though as it takes 3-4 years to get a crop from newly planted vines. Each vine is lovingly tended to by a member of our vineyard team.