Vrede En Lust Estate
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- Continental Breakfast
- Minbar in room
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Microwave in room
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... Dark cherry fruit and chocolate on the palate. Medium acidity. Still quite grippy but good length and a vanilla finish.
5. L’Amour Toujours 2010 14%
A Bordeaux blend of 40% Cabernet Franc, 30% Cabernet Sauvignon, with Merlot and about 3% Petit Verdot. Four day cold soak, inoculation and pump over and punch down on the Merlot. 24 days maceration. Malolactic in barrel and 14 months aging before blending in 60% new ...
... about the group....it took only 3 tastes of wine before a table began singing, and then Beverley jumped up and started conducting rounds of the song. Oh oh!
A short drive to Oudtshoorn where we checked into a quaint old hotel, The Queens Hotel, which everyone really enjoyed. For Lyn's birthday we, with Janet and Gary, had dinner on the outdoor terrace of the hotel - rack of lamb and a lovely Shiraz. ...
... They were successful wine farmers and lived at Boschendal until 1879. They constructed the existing buildings (the wine cellar, the coach house or the homestead as it stands now). The Manor House has 6 main parts: dining room, foyer, drawing room, main bedroom, second bedroom and kitchen.
- Thelema Mountain, Tokara, Rustenberg. We also wanted to see these three vineyards but all of them were already closed (on Saturdays they close around 15.00). ...
... and tourist-y feel to it which Napa did. There are no tour buses and tourist-orientated tasting rooms. At each winery, Jeff had been in contact -- usually multiple times -- with the owners to arrange private visits and tastings. It was true VIP treatment.
For the evening, we stayed at Sugarbird Manor, which is a large protea (native South African flower) farm and vineyard. The guest house had an idyllic setting looking over the valley, and was a ...
... of a headache. Couple more great meals in the last few days (we haven't ran into a poor meal yet).
Bit of shopping in the morning and a tour of the chocolate factory, then off to our next adventure - heading East a few hours from here.