OUR WINES

TWO Cool climate Ranges produced in the heart of the elgin valley

Elgin Vintners

crafted at 300m altitude -

Being only approximately 15 km from the Atlantic ocean, together with predominately ferruginous (iron rich) gravel on highly weathered soft Bokkeveld Group shale and also situated at 300 m altitude surrounded by Table Mountain sandstone mountains at heights of about 500 – 1000 m, sheltering our vineyards from the often extremely strong south-easterly winds in summer, makes this the coolest wine region in South Africa.  Our aim with the Elgin Vintners range, is a true expression of this unique Elgin Valley terroir.

Longer ripening on the vine, minimal intervention in the cellar and extended lees contact is a culmination of a wine with character, complexity and concentration which reflects in our wine a true sense of place.

ELGIN VINTNERS RANGE:

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Ridgelands

old world style -

A special pocket of vine rows selected from our Ridgelands vineyards, taking into consideration the unique synergy of soil type and clonal selection. 

Our hands on approach from vineyard to cellar, extended maturation under ideal conditions and time being our friend makes this special cuveé typical Old World style of wine.

RIDGELANDS RANGE:

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- WHITE -

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- RED -

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- MERLOT ROSé -

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- RED -

WINE TASTINGS
With library shelves safekeeping a private collection of old Elgin Vintners vintages guests can sip on the award-wining current releases, either on the sandstone terrace or relaxing under the cool shade of the ancient oak trees with views of the surrounding mountain ranges and vineyards of the region.
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