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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
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- Free parking
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Alarm set for 0615, another early start. We were off to the wine lands! Got picked up slightly later than planned, slight misunderstanding as to the pick up time, however 0900hrs and we were away! Mike, our driver, was very knowledgable of the area the wines. We didn't have to drive first to visit one of more than two hundred wine farms in the …
We got up early and packed our cases, we were leaving Langebaan behind and heading to Stellenbosch. After a couple of nights enjoying wine country, from there we would leave for Cape to spend the remaining few days of our holiday. On our way we visited Babylonstoren, a place recommended to us by a guest who was staying at the lodge in Kruger. A …
... before bottling.
Pale and clear. Creamier nose that the first wine (the oak aging?) with more pear notes and minerality. Fuller and richer on the palate with a spicy finish.
3. Dolomite Cabernet Franc 2013
From exclusively decomposed Dolomite soils which apparently contribute to greater acidity, freshness and minerality. These vines are between 7 – 20 year old. Hand sorted, crushed and left to soak for ...
... chores we had been avoiding. Maarten took Friday off to bring us to Cape Horn. On the way we stopped at South Africa's oldest winery, Bolder's Beach (home of a bunch of endangered, funny looking penguins), a gem factory, and a beach for a picnic. Cape Horn was windy as all get-out, but absolutely spectacular. It's famous for being the southernmost tip of Africa, but is really second or third in line. I have a feeling the country just decided to label it as ...
... heading towards it, so I parked immediately outside the cable car entrance in the 'Drop & Go' area, jumped out, took a couple of quick snaps, then drove off. Luckily we had no plans to go up the mountain, (we had done it before) because the queues were huge. We drove up the road towards Signal Hill where the parking area for Lion's Haed was situated, but made the decision we would look out at the top of Signal Hill first. At the top we parked up and marvelled at ...