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2015 was one of the best vintages we have had in South Africa. Early, ripe
and cool with beautiful berry set. A classic vintage.

Tasting Notes

Rich, ripe and vibrant red and black currants, spice and plumbs. A classic
example of South Africa’s very own grape varietal.

Grape Variety

100% Pinotage


Dryland bush vines were selected to provide complexity, concentration and

Cellar Notes

This is a style is made to be consumed within the first 8 years however with
careful temperature control, only your patience will determine how long it will


The grapes were handpicked and sorted then crushed and fermented in open
top, stainless steel tanks. Manual punch downs were conducted (of the skins)
to ensure a fine tannin and colour extraction. After fermentation, the wine
was pressed and half stored in stainless steel tanks and the other half in older
barrels for maturation.

Residual Sugar2.5 g/l
Total Acid5.5 g/l
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Guest accommodation is a recent addition to the farm with luxury accommodation ranging from the historical Herbert Baker designed Rhodes Cottage to beautifully restored farm labourer cottages. With emphasis on stylish simplicity the guest cottages are authentic, rural yet contemporary in character.

Must Do's at Boschendal

Guests are invited to enjoy all this magnificent farm has to offer: an award winning wine and bio-friendly food experience; a rich heritage; a spectacular natural and soulful landscape; fun, informative and engaging activities whilst also taking the opportunity for some down time in tranquil surroundings.

The Farm

Agriculture and a simple farm lifestyle is at the heart of Boschendal. One of the oldest farms in South Africa, founded 1685, the farm has grown with the passing centuries into a cherished source of wholesome produce, great wines and happy memories.