The online world of Groote Post - May 2013

Monday, 20 May, 2013
Groote Post Vineyards
Another year, yet another vintage. The saying time flies is an understatement, 2012 flew by. For me the time between coming back from summer holiday and the new harvest, is the same as a child waiting for school holiday to start, it couldn’t arrive any quicker.
When harvest eventually arrives it starts like an old steam train but soon as it has momentum there is no stopping it. This was definitely the case for 2013 vintage. This vintage will be remembered for it’s all round good quality across all cultivars.

The 2013 Sauvignon Blanc and Chenin Blanc have already found their way into bottle as the last stock of 2012 were sold through thanks to your great support of our brand.

Top 100 SA Wine Challenge...

The Top 100 SA Wine Challenge, now in its third year, was founded by local entrepreneur Robin von Holdt, to highlight the excellence of South African wines while providing an authoritative reference point for wine lovers internationally. The 2013 competition was judged by a panel of high profile, well-respected international and local wine judges. Visit for more information.

The Groote Post Reserve Sauvignon Blanc 2012 displays the typical Darling minerality that makes this area’s Sauvignon Blancs stand out. It is stacked with flavours of granadilla, green fig and green pepper, has a full and lingering finish and is a perfect food match. Cellar door price: R 109.

The Groote Post Reserve Pinot Noir 2009 is a more European-style Pinot Noir than previous vintages, according to our winemaker, Lukas Wentzel. It displays suitably restrained plum and raspberry notes with savoury, dried-beef flavours. Cellar door price: R 130.

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