WINE SELECTION

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Johanna Dry Rosé

From a young age, Johanna worked in the vineyards of Muratie, but never without a song on her lips. Now happily retired, she continues to bring beauty to the farm - by arranging the flowers in the manor house and cellar. This lively and fruity yet dry rose celebrates a tenacious woman, overflowing with personality, who embodies the honesty and passion of Muratie and its people.

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Muratie Melck's Sauvignon Blanc

Just as the history of Muratie dates back centuries, so does the Melck family vintage. And over the years they have invested in their staff this sense of family. Social upliftment has long been connerstone of Muratie's culture. Thus everyone on the farm is steeped in knowledge of the growing and winemaking processes - working as one for the betterment of all, as all close families do.

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Muratie Melck's Blended Red

Just as the history of Muratie dates back centuries, so does the Melck family vintage. And over the years they have invested in their staff this sense of family. Social upliftment has long been a cornerstone of Muratie's culture. Thus everyone on the farm is steeped in knowledge of the growing and winemaking processes - working as one for the betterment of all, as all close families do.

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Isabella Chardonnay 2017

For current Muratie owners Rijk and Kim Melck, there could be only one name for their Chardonnay, made from the free-run juice of hand-harvested, whole-bunch pressed grapes, fermented naturally and then matured in 500l French oak for nine months: the name of their baby daughter, Isabella.

 

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Martin Melck Cabernet Sauvignon

Faith, hope, charity, purity.

Made from 3 different blocks on the estate. The vines were planted in 1981, 1993 and 1998. The root stocks are Richter 101 and 104. The grapes are handpicked yielding 6 tons per hectare. they are then crushed, destalked and pumped into a combination of stainless steel and open fermenters.

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Cape Ruby NV

Warmth and Pleasure

Fermented in traditional open fermenters, fortified with grape spirits and then matured for one year in French oak barrels, the wine is as densely delicious as fruitcake, complete with citrus peel and baking spice, while the sweetest plums and ripest mulberries add plenty of fresh fruit appeal too.

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Lady Alice Methode Cap Classique

The life and soul of the party.

Made from the free-run juice of whole bunch-pressed grapes, with a rose-gold hue and very fine mousse, this wine has bright strawberry, cranberry and naartjie notes lifted by mouth-watering acidity and offset by a
shortbread richness and creamy mouthfeel.
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Ben Prins Cape Vintage

Barefoot Ben. The legend lives on.

On the nose, floral notes of violets and roses entice along with Christmas spice and plum pudding. Each sip is deeply rich, with flavours ranging from Kirsch-macerated black cherries to dark chocolate-enrobed hazelnuts.

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George Paul Canitz Pinot Noir

Heady combination of liquorice, aniseed, black and red berries on the nose, all underpinned by hints of truffle, exotic mushrooms and spice. Smooth, velvety entry opens into an elegant mouthful of fruits - preserved raspberries and cherries. A fresh lively acidity provides balance to the supply and juicy tannins and the finish is lengthy, changing from fruit through to satisfying truffles and earthiness.

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Amber Forever

To happy days and glorious nights.

True to tradition, our Amber is made from Hanepoot grapes (Muscat d'Alexandrie) grown on Muratie. The Hanepoot grapes were harvested at 25 ° balling and fortified with grape spirits at the critical time in order to assure us enough residual sugar.

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Alberta Annemarie Merlot

A tribute to a woman with character and persistence.

Harvested from three different blocks on the estate. The vines were planted in 1990 and 1992. The grapes wre handpicked, yielding 4.5 tons per hectare. They were then crushed, destalked and pumped into traditional open fermenters -  for 12 months.

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Laurens Campher

Mettle, passion and determination.

Made from meticulously source grapes from different sites and slopes. Vineyards vary in age from 10 - 15 years old.  This uniquely South African white blend is made in Campher's honour, combining predominantly Chenin Blanc - 27% Verdehlo, 20% Sauvignon Blanc and 6% Viognier.

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Ronnie Melck Shiraz

Humble, honest and full of integrity.

The vineyards yield approximately 7 tons per Hectare. The grapes are handpicked at optimum ripeness, then gently crushed and destalked. The wine is made in traditional open fermenters which enable plunging and pump overs to be done with ease. It is then matured for 16 months in 100% French oak barrels.

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Ansela van de Caab

A triumph of persistence and patience.

The varietals for our Ansela were all hand harvested, sorted, crushed, destalked and fermented in classic open fermenters. Its components were individually hand-harvested, sorted, crushed and destalked prior to fermentation in classic open fermenters and after 16 months they are tasted and selected for blending. the assembled wine are then returned to French oak for a further  6 months to ensure a good mairrage and secure future. 

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Martin Melck Cabernet Sauvignon Family Reserve

From a young age, Johanna worked hard in our wineyards, but never without a song on her lips. Still today, this happily retired and tenacious woman brings beauty to our farm - by arranging the flowers in the manor house and cellar.

 

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Ronnie Melck Syrah Family Selection

 

From the very old, low yielding vineyard, planted in 1977, this wine is made in extremely limited amounts, with each bottle individually numbered. Intensely concentrated berries result in a wine displaying the bold refinement reminiscent of a nothern Rhone Syrah. Tannins are firm but fine grained and a very long finish promises great ageing potential.