Country: South Africa > Coastal Region


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ESSAY WINES consists of 2 blended wines produced in a Mediterranean style representing what we believe to be the best from our area, the Agter-Paarl. Our vineyards are unirrigated and planted on old Malmesbury shale soils producing wines with distinctive flavour and texture.

With the ESSAY WHITE, we try to produce a richer style of unwooded Chenin Blanc. The small portion of Viognier blended into the wine helps to flesh out the mouthfeel and adds inviting aromatics.

The ESSAY RED is our take on a southern Rhone blend: the wine shows ripe berry fruit and soft gentle tannins with a brush of fine oak. With a hint of spice and a little smokiness, this medium bodied red wine is smooth and packed with flavour.

  • Appellation: Western Cape
  • Owner: José Conde and Tyrrel Myburgh
  • Winemaker: Riaan Möller
  • Varieties Grown: Cabernet Sauvignon blend
  • Hectares/Age of Vines: Coming soon
  • Altitude/Soil: Coming soon
  • Farming Methods: Certified Sustainable


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