Delaire GraffBotmanskop 2019Product code: 14041
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Delaire Graff Botmanskop is a luxurious wine estate located in the heart of Stellenbosch, South Africa. This magnificent estate spans over 250 hectares, boasting some of the most breathtaking and panoramic views of the surrounding area, which are ideal for a romantic wine tasting experience. The estate is home to a world-class restaurant, Indochine, which offers an exquisite menu served in a warm, laid-back environment. In addition, the estate’s Avant-Garde wine cellar, designed by David Collins studio, is a perfect environment to experience their elegant and refined wines. Delaire Graff Botmanskop is a must-visit destination for wine lovers seeking a unique, luxurious and authentic experience of South African wine culture.
Rich aromas of cassis and spice with intense liquorice and blackberry flavours on the palate and fine, lingering tannins. Optimal ageing potential of 5 – 8 years.
About the Winery
The history of Delaire Graff goes back to the early 1980s when Erica and John Platter, the creators of the Wine Guide, purchased a farm and renamed it Delaire. The name stood for ‘from the eyrie’ in French to represent the mesmerising scenery that one could look down upon from the place. In 2003, the ownership of the Delaire Graff Estate got acquired by the Chairman of Graff Diamonds International, Laurence Graff. Since then, it has operated under his guidance and supervision.
Delaire Graff reached new heights and peaks under Laurence Graff. The owner’s purpose and dedication transformed the estate into one of the most reputed and respected destinations for wine, art, and hospitality all over South Africa. Today, Delaire Graff owned two modern restaurants, exclusive lodges, two luxurious boutiques, a top-standard spa, and a state-of-the-art cellar and winery. The place between splendid mountains, overlooking the Stellenbosch vineyards, is now one of the most prominent wine destinations globally.
The vineyards owned by Delaire Graff expand over 20 hectares of land. They remain situated on the Botmaskop Mountain slopes. The winery primarily uses and plants Chardonnay and Bordeaux red grapes. The wines it produces are of the highest standard and quality. They possess superior elegance and character. It allows the products to become the very best in the wine industry.
The superior quality of Delaire Graff’s wines is also thanks to its terroirs and vineyards. The parcels remain at a high altitude and have excellent soils. In addition, they experience the cool breeze that allows the grapes to be plump and juicy. Generally, the slow ripening season and optimum growth conditions enable the wines of Delaire Graff to have elegance and soft tannins. It, in turn, serves as the factor that makes numerous people love and desire the product even more.