02.07.09 Quality sparkling wine/Sekt of other origin
Quality sparkling wine/Sekt of other origin
Product category: South Africa
2015 Chenin / Sauvignon Blanc
Varietal 70% Chenin Blanc 30% Sauvignon Blanc
Region Stellenbosch, South Africa
Vineyards 24 & 25 year old Chenin Blanc and Sauvignon Blanc vine-yards, respectively, situated on south and west facing slopes between 200 and 270m above sea level consisting of decomposed granite and loam soils.
Winemakers Notes: Christian Kuun This 70/30 blend of these two zesty varietals, made in a fruit driven style, offers crisp citrus and opulent tropical flavours with a slight green capsicum finish. Fresh acid and lively fruit make this light straw coloured wine an absolute favourite for all occasions. It is an excellent partner to any lighter style dish but is also the perfect wine to enjoy on its own. If cellared correctly this wine will maintain freshness and will be equally enjoyable.
Pairings Wonderful compliment to most aperitif’s, salads and sea-food.
Vineyards 13 & 27 year old Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon vineyards, respectively, situated on south and west facing slopes be-tween 170 and 190m above sea level consisting of decomposed granite and loam soils.
Winemakers Notes: Christian Kuun A 89/11 blend of these two varieties, beautifully crafted in a new world style. This fruit driven wine boasts glorious dark currant, berry and sweet cassis flavours, with hints of spice, dark mocha and subtle cigar box. Complimenting firm, ripe tannins and an integrated acid give this wine superb struc-ture and ageing potential. Cellared correctly, this truly tan-talizing wine will continue to mature for another 3-5 years.
Pairings Great with Pizza and compliment to many ‘braai’ (barbecue) dishes.
Vineyards 12 & 26 year old Shiraz and Cabernet Sauvignon vineyards, respectively. Situated on south and west facing slopes be-tween 180 and 195m above sea level consisting of decom-posed granite and loam soils.
Winemakers Notes: Christian Kuun This lively, fruit driven, 55/45 blend offers subtle flavours of white pepper and spices complimented by juicy ripe plums, dark berries, stewed fruit and hints of sweet cassis followed by gentle lingering smokiness. This soft, smooth and well structured wine with its lovely balanced acid and ripe, integrated tannins will drink divinely now and will continue to impress for another 5 years if cellared correctly.
Pairings Compliments most braai (barbecue) dishes.
“For over 200 years, we have hand-harvested our grapes from noble varieties… born from our vines, hugged by the mountains, and kissed by the sea breezes… creating world-class wines!” Nestled within the Polkadraai Hills of the world-renowned Stellenbosch wine region, BEAU JOUBERT’s viticultural history dates back to 1695 when the governor of the Cape, Simon van der Stel, allocated this remarkable land, titled as Veelverjaagt, to Coenraed Visser. A century later in 1795, this unique terroir would inspire a French family to continue the winemaking tradition in South Africa.
This winery’s founder was a French Huguenot descendant, Dirk Daniel Joubert. He in turn divided the farm between his two sons; one retained the Veelverjaagt name while the other named his portion La Provence, to honor the birthplace of his forefathers.
A new era began with the turn of the millennium when a group of families from Wisconsin, U.S.A., fell in love with the grandeur of the Cape on their first visit to South Africa. BEAU JOUBERT has taken the name from the French word Beau, describing the beautiful winelands, as well as the family name of the Joubert’s that brought the Old World winemaking tradition to these lands.
2016 brings yet new era upon BEAU JOUBERT. Co-Owner and MD, Andrew Hilliard has taken over as full ownership of the brand and joining him in this new venture, Global Sales & Partner, Robert Carter and Wine Maker & Partner, Christian Kuun. These amazing wines and grapes will now be sourced from nearby farms and partners with the sales focus on the International Markets.
BEAU JOUBERT and OAK LANE wines have been opened up to the world and this new dynamic team is excited about the great heights this well established brand can reach.