There’s always a vineyard to be explored when it comes to Cape Town. We are spoilt for choice and each one brings their own character and personality.
The Cape is blessed with some of the most beautiful wine farms in the country. From panoramic vineyard vistas to sumptuous comfort, and a relaxed ambience. You’ll struggle to find a reason to leave.
Remhoogte wine estate is situated in the Stellenbosch winelands and it’s a small family owned farm with a history dating back to 1812. It derives its Dutch name from the days of the ox wagons when brakes needed to be applied to the wheels before descending the steep hill down into Stellenbosch. The name typifies the Dutch heritage and is uniquely South African.
The view from the tasting room terrace is spectacular with zebra and wildebeest roaming in the distance. The tastings are conducted by the friendly ladies, Kungeka and Elsebe, and they will make you feel very welcome with their vibrant personalities. Remhoogte also offers accommodation with comfortable and private self-catering units.
Wine Tasting Options
Premium Tasting: 6 wines from the Premium range – R60
Reserve Tasting: 6 wines from the Reserve range – R100
REMHOOGTE SYRAH 2018
Deep ruby red. Aromas of black plums, cranberry, white pepper, vanilla and sweet tobacco. Sweet fruited entry on the palate. Broad, plush tannins and mouth feel with a fresh acidity and a savoury liquorish spice on the finish.
REMHOOGTE CABERNET SAUVIGNON 2018
The wine has juicy dark fruit on the entry with a lively acid adding balance. A classic fine-grained tannin counters the fruit and lingers in the finish.
REMHOOGTE SIR THOMAS CULLINAN 2016
Enticing aromas of blackcurrants and strawberries with undertones of cedar, cocoa and liquorice. Perfectly balanced palate of the initial sweetness of ripe currants and plums; leading to red cherries and black olives. This Bordeaux style is made up of 70% Merlot and 30% Cabernet Sauvignon grapes.
REMHOOGTE HONEYBUSH CHENIN BLANC 2020
Honeybunch is made from the first pick through this vineyard. All the exposed bunches on the morning sun side only are harvested. They turn a golden colour as a result of their exposure to the sun and develope a unique honeyed character.
100% Chenin Blanc. Aromas of pears, orange, limes and honeysuckle. On the palate, gentle brioche like sweetness freshened by flavours of lime and passion fruit. A beautiful well-rounded wine with a cream feel and a long lingering finish.
REMHOOGTE ASPECT MERLOT 2016
The Aspect is from a vineyard at the top of the estate and the name refers to the direction the slope faces.
Fresh herbal scent, surrounded by fruity notes. Balanced and long lasting on the palate.
REMHOOGTE VANTAGE PINOTAGE 2018
Aromas of cherries with a hint of fynbos. Slight earthiness bringing depth to the wine. Soft and smooth. The palate is bright and juicy with a delicate acidity and soft tannin.
It’s produced from grapes that are harvested from 19-year-old bush vines from a single two-acre vineyard block.
REMHOOGTE CHRONICLE CAPE BLEND 2017
The wine is dark purple and inky in colour with sark fruits on the nose. Fruity red wine blend with spicy notes. Long-lasting on the palate with pleasant tannins.
It’s a Cape Blend of Pinotage, Syrah, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot. This blend is meant to serve as a record or Chronicle of the estate in its entirety each year. Due to the varying soil types, elevations and aspects each block brings a unique character to the blend.
REMHOOGTE FIRST LIGHT CHENIN BLANC 2020
Refreshing aromas of apricots and pears followed by almond and fynbos. The palate is fresh with a zesty acidity. A gentle spice and light lees character brings length and polishes the finish.
Selected from Vineyards Exposed to the Early Light of the Rising Sun Resulting in a Fresh Fruit Driven Chenin Blanc.
Free To be Range
REMHOOGTE FREE TO BE CABERNET SAUVIGNON CINSAULT 2019
The nose shows lovely red and black cherry aromas with some fresh herbs in the background. The palate is light bodied with juicy fruit and a fresh acidity.
REMHOOGTE FREE TO BE WEISSER RIESLING 2020
Smooth entry onto the palate with all the juicy fresh fruit coming through and freshened by a limey acidity which also brings length.
The Free To Be range Is a pure expression of the cultivar, terroir and minimal intervention.
REMHOOGTE FREE TO BE VINE DRIED RIESLING 2020
Delicious sweet dessert wine with an amber hue. Enticing aromas of toffee, dried apricots and walnuts. Flavours of fleshy pineapple, ripe apricot and marmalade supported by orange blossom, jasmine and wild rosemary.
Winemakers choice – R120
Cream cheese base with Mozzarella Cheese, Red Onion, Toasted Sesame Seeds, Camambert Cheese, Preserved Green Fig, Rocket, Fig Dressing.
South African – R120
Tomato base with Mozzarella Cheese, Peppedew, Biltong, Feta, Rocket, Balsamic Reduction.
Cape Classic -R120
Tomato base with Mozzarella Cheese, Bobotie, Rocket, Balsamic Reduction.
Remhoogte philosophy is: “We would like people who drink our wines to experience the estate, our soils, our slopes, our vines and our terroir. Wine should be experienced and not merely drunk and we endeavour to make every bottle of our wine a memorable experience”.
+27 21 889 5005
R44, Stellenbosch, South Africa
Monday to Friday:
09h00 – 16h30
Saturday & Public holidays:
10h00 to 15h30
Categories: Remhoogte Wine Estate
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