From the Cellar
The 2018 harvest has turned out to be an exceptionally pleasing one for Jacques, Charles and the cellar team because, despite the drought conditions during the entire growing season, which usually results in high alcohols or low acidity, Zevenwacht have not suffered these challenges. The only real low has been the yields due to much smaller berries on the vines. The quality of the grapes, phenolic ripeness and sugar levels are so far indicative of a truly exceptional vintage. The team have also introduced spontaneous fermentation to add more dimension to some of the Zevenwacht wines this year. So by all accounts, the general feeling is that the vineyards have weathered the dry years particularly well being the adaptive plant that they are and delivered fantastic grapes.
The Zevenwacht Chenin Blanc 2017 and Zevenwacht Barrel Fermented Chardonnay 2017 have recently been released and are available in our Online Shop.
Both these wines pair particularly well with various seafood dishes making them ideal choices for traditional or contemporary Easter meals. The Chenin Blanc is partially barrel fermented and has a palate that is rich and refreshing. The Chardonnay has superb and distinctive flavours of citrus and pear with a subtle oak aroma of roasted almonds.
Bakwena Spa Easter Holiday Special
Bakwena Day Spa @Zevenwacht is offering a Full Day Spa package for two @ R2798.oo per couple. The package includes six treatments, meals, limited complimentary bar and a snack platter. Go on you deserve to be pampered.
Don't miss the Easter Weekend Piekniek & Musiek event at Zevenwacht on 1 April 2018 featuring Dewald Wasserfall, Monique Steyn and Touch of Class. Tickets via www.webtickets.co.za.
Remember to pre-book a Zevenwacht Picnic Basket to enjoy with the show. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Great entertainment for the whole family.
Zevenwacht Lifestyle Estate
The estate, designed for individuals 50-years and over offers unique retirement living including Lifestyle Homes, Retirement Apartments and a Health Care Centre with Assisted Living Suites. Developed and financed by Old Mutual and MSP Property. Click here to find out more.
Zevenwacht wines can be ordered online and delivered anywhere in South Africa. Visit our Online Store today and have the convenience of having your wines delivered to you.
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