Blaauwklippen strives to produce internationally renowned, terroir wines. As one of the premier wine and hospitality destinations in South Africa, we aim to create an unforgettable experience

BLAAUWKLIPPEN 10yo

This rare Cape Brandy was matured in 225 litre French oak barrels for ten years.  A complex brandy with whiffs of vanilla, cloves and rich fruit flavours.  Serve neat or on the rocks after a meal.

Family name, family values’ applies throughout to Withington wines. We have always believed that at the end of the day, the best spokesman for a wine is the wine itself, and that while anyone can sell you the first bottle of wine, it is only the quality of the wine itself that will occasion a repeat purchase.

WITHINGTON VOORKAMMER

A gentle, almost floral nose with a nutty, fruity palate and an extremely elegant mouth feel all combine to give you a wonderful experience of a fine Cape Brandy.

The Robertson Valley is renowned for its wine and roses, and offers only the very best of nature. The town is abuzz with friendly, helpful and hardworking people who send tranquil waves of energy flowing through to the small boutique farm at the end of the Valley. The late Eddie Barlow of cricketing fame was so inspired by the mist cascading down the mountains that he renamed the farm WINDFALL. 

Windfall VSOP

Our base wine was slowly distilled in the silence of the long cold winter nights and then matured in the finest barrels for six long years. This has nurtured the finest tastes of pear, peach, figs, citrus peal with hints of Cape Flora which one can identify on the farm.

A veritable feast for the senses, Boschendal is one of the oldest wine producers in the New World with a proud tradition stretching back to 1685. From award-winning wines, to fine dining and exquisite grounds, this world-class estate seamlessly blends its rich past with a tireless commitment to constant innovation and sustainability as an awarded WWF Conservation Champion.

Boschendal XO

Deep Amber in colour with complex dried peaches and spice on the nose. It is full bodied with a fruity aftertaste of tropical pineapple, passion fruit and a hint of citrus.

Wines produced in harmony with nature, is the Louiesenhof philosophy. This natural and ecology friendly way of wine-making started in Europe. Louiesenhof has a wide range of soils with different slopes, gradients and a variety of micro climates, and the ideal cultivars are always planted to the correct terroir. Louiesenhof produces fine wines, Cape Brandy and Cape Ruby wines (Port-style)

Marbonne XO

10 & 16 year old blend Marbonne Brandy was distilled in a 131 L pot-still – built in Stuttgart in 1930. Aged in 300 L Limousine barrels. This is a well balanced, elegant, Cape Brandy.

Groot Constantia’s revered history tells us how a man’s love of wine established the first wine farm in South Africa. By going back 330 years, we come to understand how 891 morgen of land created the origins of the South African wine industry, and how every owner thereafter contributed to what we know as Groot Constantia today.

Groot Constantia VSOP

This pot still brandy has a beautiful golden amber colour.  The nose shows dried pear and apricots, followed by cinnamon, nutmeg and caramel.  The dried fruit follows on the palate, while the eight years wood maturation adds vanilla and almond flavours to the palate.

Die Mas is a tranquil destination on the Orange River bank in the town Kakamas in the Northern Cape. The farm was established by the Hanekom Family in 1970 with a single plot and has since grown to much more. Visitors can expect a unique combination of export table grapes, raisins and award-winning wines and brandies at our wine cellar, and a memorable experience with our hospitality and exclusive products.

Kalahari Truffel

Complex dried apricot, peach and citrus aromas on the nose are enhanced by subtle vanilla, ripe banana, litchi and raspberry on the palate. The finish is fresh and well balanced with a smooth lingering, fruit filled swallow.

Nestled high in the picturesque hills of the Elgin Valley, lies the Oude Molen Cape Brandy Distillery. Modern in appearance, with a legacy steeped in South African Brandy history, the quietly unassuming production facility expertly distills and crafts masterful Cape Brandy.

OUDE MOLEN VS

Aromas of sherry-wood, walnut, apricot and sweet vanilla. Full, fruity flavours entice the palate with hints of spice and nuttiness. The finish is soft, long-lasting and abounding in character.

OUDE MOLEN VSOP

Caramel and fudge on the nose, with just a hint of citrus. The aromas are complemented by a rich palate of raisin, dried apple and hazelnut. A warm, lingering aftertaste completes this VSOP’s signature experience

OUDE MOLEN XO

An abundant nose of peach, litchi and banana, hemmed by subtle traces of ginger and coconut. On the palate, an orchestra of flavours. The fresh, tropical notes of the nose are repeated and balanced by elements that can only develop after at least a decade of maturation: dried apricot, tawny port and dark chocolate. The delicate, focussed finish underscores this XO’s intricacy.

Mimosa Fine Boutique Wines and 8 year old Cape Brandy are handcrafted by award winning Swiss chef, Bernhard Hess and boutique winemaker, Lourens van der Westhuizen. The wines feature a complexity that meets balance to create elegance in a bottle.

Mimosa 8 Year Old Cape Brandy

Mimosa’s brandy is double distilled in a traditional copper pot still and is made from Colombar & Chenin Blanc grapes. Matured for 8 years in selected French and American Oak barrels. Golden amber, with citrus nose completed with oaky & spicy aromas, smooth buttery vanilla flavours. A hint of oak on the palate with a vanilla explosion, rum and raisins on the mid palate, with a smoky cigar after taste, ample body and sweet spice.

The philosophy of Backsberg remains that of providing pleasure and enjoyment to a broad range of wine lovers by producing wines not only with structure and finesse, but also with a high level of “drinkability”. To put it simply, if you find our wine and Cape Brandy easy to drink then we are achieving what we want.

Sydney Back 10 YO

Honeyed nose of rose, honeysuckle, rose, dried peach, apricot and nuts. Distinct sweet tobacco notes with hints of tea, and cinnamon. Long warming finish.

Sydney Back 15 YO

Hazelnut, peach and subtle liquorice aromas overlay the body of fine, pure spirit. The palate is warm, yet gentle, contrasting sweet peach and almond flavours with savoury notes.

Tucked away in a corner, at the end of a dirt road leading out of Wellington in the Boland, you will find the rustic, unassuming organic estate, Upland. You could be forgiven for thinking you were in Tuscany, as apart from the Hawekwa mountain range, which cradles the estate, there is a similar wonderfully rustic and timeless feel to this part of the world.

 

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leonard XO

Wafts of dried peaches and apricots, citrus and pineapple are topped by generous vanillas – a depth and complexity of flavour that lingers on the palate, with a dry finish reminiscent of a great Cognac.

24 karat XO

Wafts of dried peaches and apricots, citrus and pineapple are topped by generous vanillas – a depth and complexity of flavour that lingers on the palate, with a dry finish reminiscent of a great Cognac.

Kaapzicht Wine Estate is a family run farm and has been run by the Steytler family for the past four generations. The estate is nestled in the heart of the Bottelary Hills, near Stellenbosch.

KAAPZICHT 15 YO

Kaapzicht 15 yo shows luscious layers of toffee, caramel and vanilla on the nose, with a hint of citrus. The palate is fruit-filled and dry, with rum and raisin, cinnamon, and oak wood. The finish is warming, smooth and spice-laden.

Made from a base wine of Chenin Blanc grapes grown on the TOKARA home farm in Stellenbosch and following the traditional Cognac double distillation process done in our copper Pruhlo Alambic potstill, TOKARA XO Brandy is slow matured in Limousin French oak barrels.

TokarA 10 Year Old

Aromas abound with complex notes of fresh vanilla pod, cinnamon and nutmeg spice amplified with dried fig, peach and raisins. In addition, floral aromas flourish with star jasmine and orange blossom. The palate delivers rich flavours of caramel, dried apricots, cocoa butter and spice. This spirit is one of distinctive character with a fine length.

Set firmly at the heart of South Africa’s brandy country, Barrydale Cellar is a celebration of everything unique about Cape Brandy. The famous Route 62, or “Brandy Route” comes alive as you hit the quaint Karoo town of Barrydale, and waiting with open arms at its entrance, is the Barrydale Cellar.

JOSEPH BARRY VS

Lively fruit aromas of apple, pear, orange peel and lemon entice the nose, and are enhanced on the palate with oak, raisins and a tropical hint of coconut. The finish is fruit-laden, smooth and complex

JOSEPH BARRY VSOP

Tropical aromas of pineapple, passion fruit and banana are perfectly complemented by guava and fig flavours on the palate. A well rounded full fruit finish presents with a soft mouth feel and hints of mellow wood

JOSEPH BARRY XO

Full fruit driven nose with soft scents of vanilla, a gentle earthiness and hints of sherry. Rich dried apricots on the palate, subtle spice and mellow wood. The finish is soft, fruity, and perfectly balanced.

A short travel from Barrydale up the rugged and striking R62 Brandy Route, lies the tiny and Historic Town of Ladismith. Ladismith Cellars produce a number of good wines, but most importantly, one superb 8 year old Cape Brandy.

Ladismith 8 Year Old

Aromas abound with complex notes of fresh vanilla pod, cinnamon and nutmeg spice amplified with dried fig, peach and raisins. In addition, floral aromas flourish with star jasmine and orange blossom. The palate delivers rich flavours of caramel, dried apricots, cocoa butter and spice. This spirit is one of distinctive character with a fine length.

Windmeul Kelder is renowned for creating wines and brandy of distinction from the Paarl region that can be sampled in the relaxed and informal atmosphere of our convivial tasting room. Our approach is based on a combination of cutting-edge wine making techniques and age-old wisdom that is applied side by side in our state-of-the-art facilities.

 

 

Windmeul VSOP

Expertly crafted from Colombar and Sauvignon Blanc grapes, and aged for 6-7 years in French oak barrels, Windmeul VSOP is smooth and full bodied with aromas of fresh apple, pear and apricot with a hint of herbs.

From the very beginning, fermented (and forbidden) fruits have fueled the development of the African arts, language, and brought us closer to the spirit world. Here at Kinship, we view spirits, and the distillation process, as a cultural touchstone.

We’ve prepared a mystically luxurious collection of premium beverages in celebration of the bond between the ancient alchemical pioneers and their intoxicating experimentations.

Karo Cape Brandy XO

Named after his darling wife and the farm of its origin, this unique hallowed spirit is double distilled in copper pot stills and matured in French oak barrels for 13 years. Blended under the watchful eye of renowned

Master Distiller Kobus Gelderblom at Oude Molen Distillery, the final result is smooth and lingering with a pleasing aftertaste of vanilla and apricot, the final blend results in a unique flavour combination of delicate dried peaches and litchi, with a hint of delicate herbs from the Karoo bush.