A tailored tasting in the Knorhoek Valley.
Behind canopies of trees in the Knorhoek Valley, Quoin Rock impresses with its magnificent setting: 200 hectares of vineyards framed by the Simonsberg Mountains. Its striking modern architecture, courtesy of the Gaiduk family who undertook its restoration in 2012, enhances its appeal, as do its two ranges of complex, well-balanced wines.
Quoin Rock wines
The estate produces two ranges: the flagship Quoin Rock and Namysto, a lifestyle selection. Their Stellenbosch vineyards are more suited to merlot, shiraz and cabernet sauvignon grapes, while their remote Cape Agulhas farm has cool-climate vineyards that produce delicious sauvignon blanc and chardonnay. The winemaker and viticulturist are dedicated to maintaining the unique terroir of these vineyards, transforming the grapes into a splendid bouquet of award-winning reds, whites, rosé and cap classique that truly express their origin and a sense of place.
Wine-tasting at Quoin Rock
A passionate sommelier will take you through a tailored experience of five wines, in the newly renovated wine lounge, with classic views of the vineyards that produce these delicious wines. A visit to the cellar completes the sensory journey.
The five Quoin Rock wines available for tasting are:
- The international award-winning Black Series MCC 2014, an elegant brut-style wine made with pinot noir and chardonnay
- Chardonnay 2018, a classic expression of this citrusy-biscuity summer favourite
- Shiraz 2016, a perfect expression of this spicy-rich fruity grape
- White Blend 2018, a beautiful, aromatic-fruit-laden pairing of sauvignon blanc and semillon
- Red Blend 2016, a complex, mouthwatering mix of cabernet sauvignon, cabernet franc and merlot
Times Monday – Sunday, 11am – 4pm
Cost R250 (five wines)
Feeling peckish? Accompany your wine-tasting experience with a platter of local cheeses or charcuterie for an additional R250.
Or, venture to one of the dedicated picnic pergolas for a family-friendly alfresco feast.
Times Thursday – Sunday, 12pm – 5pm
Cost R400 (adults); R180 (children)
Contact 021 888 4740, firstname.lastname@example.org
Address Quoin Rock Wine Estate, Knorhoek Road, Stellenbosch
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