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  • “This Red Blend is the crème-de-la-crème of our red wines on Lourensford. Harvested from select sections of the best single-vineyards. It is skillfully and meticulously blended from the best barrels in the cellar to express the essence of our unique terroir.” Aromas of ripe blackberry and mulberry fruit flavours with cherries and a touch of Cape fynbos greet you on the nose. The palate is dense, structured and explosive, bursting with upfront berry fruit flavours. The wine has a refreshing acidity and the complex palate will awaken your taste buds. Decant the wine for maximum enjoyment. Download PDF Awards Michelangelo Awards - Double Gold Tim Atkin - 91 points
  • “This White Blend is the crème-de-la-crème of our white wines on Lourensford. Harvested from select sections of the best single-vineyards. It is skillfully and meticulously blended from the best barrels in the cellar to express the essence of our unique terroir.” The wine is layered with fragrant aromas and exotic flavours. Asparagus and green fig aromas first appear on the nose infused with spices of clove and hints of cinnamon followed by butterscotch, white peach and pear aromas. With every sip more and more flavours are exposed hinting towards roasted pineapple, lemongrass and rooibos and ever so slightly wild buchu, saffron, ginger and also black truffles. There are hints of wood aged characters but no visible oak. It is a beautifully crafted and sophisticated wine with lots of mystery, layered flavours and rich finesse of balanced fruit and acidity with a long, lovely finish and lingering aftertaste. For best results this wine should be decanted 30 minutes – 1 hour before consumption. Serve this wine between 12 – 14C for best results. Download PDF  
  • “Our Kleipot wines were born out of the deep passion to explore and embrace the unknown, to interpret and understand our unique and diverse soils. The aim is to express and unlock the true essence of our Chardonnay in these soils in a natural wine. Made and aged with minimal intervention in terracotta amphora’s these wines are a true expression of perfectly balanced soils and meticulously selected grapes to produce an authentic Lourensford wine of honest purity that is true to nature.” The wine has elegant flavours of citrus, pineapple and melon on the nose. It is supported with white peach, green apple and hints of jasmine, lemongrass and ginger. The wine has a brilliant linear acidity and dominant dense mineral core with layered sweetness and balanced flinty acidity due to the natural fermentation and aging in the terracotta amphora. The roundness on the palate and a beautifully integrated texture with flavours of orange blossom and lemony zest supported by a concentrated textured finish coats your mouth and make you want to spend more time in the presence of this big wine. Download PDF Awards Tim Atkin - 92 points
  • “Our Kleipot wines were born out of the deep passion to explore and embrace the unknown, to interpret and understand our unique and diverse soils. The aim is to express and unlock the true essence of our Petite Sirah in these soils in a natural wine. Made and aged with minimal intervention in terracotta amphora’s these wines are a true expression of perfectly balanced soils and meticulously selected grapes to produce an authentic Lourensford wine of honest purity that is true to nature.” The wine has an intense inky, dark purple colour. The nose is elegantly perfumed with black pepper, blueberries, star anise and liquorice surrounded with aromas of acacia flowers and graphite. The wine has a brilliant smooth acidity and dominant dense mineral core with layered sweetness due to the carbonic fermentation (fermentation in the whole berries) and aging in the terracotta amphora. The roundness on the palate and a beautifully integrated texture with earthy and savoury notes balanced with hints of cherries, cocoa and cooked beetroot and supported by a concentrated bold textured tannin finish coats your mouth and make you want to spend more time in the presence of this big wine. Download PDF Awards Terroir Awards - Top Durif from Stellenbosch District Tim Atkin - 93 points
  • “Our Kleipot wines were born out of the deep passion to explore and embrace the unknown, to interpret and understand our unique and diverse soils. The aim is to express and unlock the true essence of our Roussanne in these soils in a natural wine. Made and aged with minimal intervention in terracotta amphora’s these wines are a true expression of perfectly balanced soils and meticulously selected grapes to produce an authentic Lourensford wine of honest purity that is true to nature.” The wine has elegant flavours of citrus, Frangipani blossoms, brioche and hints of camomile and apricots. The wine has a brilliant linear acidity and dominant dense mineral core with layered sweetness and balanced flinty acidity due to the natural carbonic fermentation and aging in the terracotta amphora. The has a roundness on the palate and a beautifully integrated texture with flavours of pineapple, ginger and lemony zest supported by a concentrated textured finish of delicate tannins that coats your mouth and makes you want to spend more time in the presence of this big wine. Download PDF Awards Terroir Awards - Top Roussanne from Stellenbosch District Tim Atkin - 90 points

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