Mont Rochelle Hotel
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- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Room service
- High-speed internet in room
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... daily for 12 weeks then once a week for six months. 50% went through malolactic.
Lemon with legs. Toasty vanilla with peaches and cream on the nose. Butter and peaches on the palate. High acidity and a little short.
4. Paulina’s Reserve Semillon 2011
22 year old vines, extremely low yielding – 4.5tonnes/Ha. Barrel fermented in 25% new oak. Three months daily lees stirring for three months then ...
... yet. We had some much needed cheese and chutney and some really nice red wines - we bought a very SA pinotage and a bottle of the nicest port we have both ever had. We then came back to the hotel for a snooze after all that wine! With 8 bottle of wine to fit in the suitcase I might have to leave Steve at home! Thank you Steph and Simon for our bottles of wine - we will def enjoy ...
... at a winery, it was with a personalized tour of an artist's studio.
After the studio tour, the evening started with a sundowner, what South Africans call happy hour, a drink while watching the sun set. The Winelands around Franschhoek provide the perfect backdrop for a sundowner, with its beautiful views and moderate weather. Returning to the Dieu Donne winery for sunset was the perfect denouement to our little story in the Winelands ...
... more of the area.
Only five minutes down the road was our next stop, Tokara Winery a relatively new winery. This winery was very busy compared the others we visited today. Tokara Winery was located on a hill and had an amazing view of the surrounding hills - full of vines and olive trees. We tasted a few wines and I tasted some olives - Rach can't stand olives - lucky me! We still had one winery to go and decided not to buy any wine here, instead ...
... to say she is a real trooper and kept on going with a big smile and happy disposition.
We did not hike all the way to the waterfall because I am just too out of shape!!! No laughing allowed my dear friends! Our next destination was to the Cheetah Reserve where we planned on getting to know these magnificent animals a little better. The drive took us around the mountains and into the wine land, again with beautiful scenery ...