Sparkling Wines

We have a full selection of Cap Classique sparkling wines from the outstanding Pierre Jourdan cellars at Clos Cabriere in Franschhoek and below we've listed the two most popular bubblies from this range showing that you do not need to pay Champagne prices to get that sort of quality More will follow. (If interested, enquire by emailing Stephen.) .Made with the classic sparkling wine grape varieties Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. In South Africa these are made by the "Cap Classique" method, following identical traditions as used in Champagne, but in South Africa you pay for quality wine not for reputation - so much so if were buying Champagne of this quality you would quite honestly pay double!

Pierre Jourdan Brut NV,
Cabriere Estate, Franschhoek

Everybody should have a bottle of sparkling wine in the fridge, just in case. The Pierre Jourdan Brut NV is one of South Africa’s best value bubblies. Pierre Jourdan bubblies come from Cabriere Estate and is one of South Africa’s most famous names, particularly for Methode Cap Classique, (the South African name for the method used in Champagne)  Achim von Arnim.

The Brut NV is made from a classic combination of Chardonnay and Pinot Noir, 60% chardonnay & 40% pinot noir and has peach and apple flavours with a nice long finish. Be careful, too many people overchill sparkling wine and lose the lovely fruit and secondary biscuity flavours. Also remember, nice long flutes. Lovely dry bubbly. Really excellent value, a NV Champagne would be double the cost.
£14.00/btl, £84 per 6, £168 per case


Pierre Jourdan Cuvee Belle Rose,
Cabriere Estate, Franschhoek

The Pierre Jourdan Cuvee Belle Rose is salmon pink with lovely hints of strawberry fruit on the nose. The Belle Rose is made from 100% Pinot Noir like many of the best Pink Champagnes. With its faintest tinge of salmon pink, a lively presentation of Pinot Noir flavours, a pleasing fine mousse, it reveals an elegant dry finish. The discreet blush of Belle Rose, achieved by carbonic maceration (internal berry fermentation), is emphasized in the name the "beautiful rose".When drunk it is soft, fresh and dry (although a tad sweeter than the Brut) with a lovely persistent mousse of fine round bubbles and lots of body to it. On the palate the strawberry hint comes through along with a lovely ‘biscuity’ flavour that is the mark of all top notch Methode Cap Classique wines. £18.00/btl, £108 per 6, £210 per case

To order, email either Stephen or phone us on 07778 596756(Stephen)


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