Normandie Est. 1693 is one of the original twenty nine French Huguenot-settled farms in the Franschhoek valley. Set in a unique microclimate of hot days and cool nights, sixteen hectares are planted with Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Petit Verdot grape varieties.
The vineyards are surrounded by fresh springwater streams running down from the mountains, irrigating the clay layer in the sub soil and creating a perfect medium that acts as a buffer during the summer heat to protect the vines.
An expressive wine that balances between tropical and herbaceous aromas. Notes of ripe fig, gooseberry, and asparagus with a crisp, lingering flavour.
This versatile and fruity wine has aromas of citrus blossom, ripe pear, and guava. The fresh and well-rounded palate adds to an array of white... read more...