Apostle Two Gone, Next Apostle in the Wings, 12 Apostles Chenin Blanc 2012 Ready!

Posted by on Dec 13, 2012 in Uncategorized

Apostle Two Gone, Next Apostle in the Wings, 12 Apostles Chenin Blanc 2012 Ready!

Wow, 2012 – gone! We’re sure you also agree. It feels like only yesterday when we were discussing 2012; what wines to produce, where we would source our grapes and the quantities. Crazy, but exciting. Our second Apostle, Mark 2010, is sold out and, as with the Matthew [2009], Mark will only make its return every 12 years. This was a beautiful Bordeaux-style blend, a truly great wine! So if you still have some stock, enjoy every sip.  We will be making up the blend of the new Apostle, and naming it, in January. We are very happy with the individual components and are excited to follow...

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June 2012 Wines Available

Posted by on May 28, 2012 in Uncategorized, Wine Pictures

June 2012 Wines Available

In June 2012 we will release the Shiraz 2010. This wine has spent 12 months in 2-3rd fill French Oak and a further 14 months in the bottle before release. This is a perfect example of wine showing more fruit than oak allowing for the true cultivar characteristics to feature on both the nose and palate. The typical expected spice, clove and pepper with layers of rich red fruit. Fermented in open bins with regular punch downs  in the early stages of the fermentation. (Colour extraction from the skins) The fruit was sourced from the Bottelary Hills, Stellenbosch. Only  550 bottles of Shiraz...

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