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We know all of our clients by name and take the time to understand their individual tastes, budgets and desires before we make any recommendations. That way, we find out what is most important to them before selecting wines that fully match their criteria.
VAN ZYLSHOF ESTATE
This Bonnievale estate (close to Robertson), is the epitome of what Frogitt & Vonkel stands for… low production wines, from small farms where quality and character prevail over quantity and economics.
170km from Cape Town and 70km from the South Atlantic ocean the farm is ideally situated for the production of typically French Nobel cultivars.
“Van Zylshof” has been in the Van Zyl family for three generations and is run along the lines of small family estates in France, where different generations of the same family manage all aspects of operation – from day-to-day tending of the vines to marketing.The cellar, which was built by Oupa Andries van Zyl in 1940, has been modernised over the years, but the family ethos has remained.
Perfectly ripened Chardonnay, complete with zesty citrus notes and juicy lemon/lime flavours was hand-harvested and subjected to rigorous selection. Fermented and aged for six months in the finest French oak... Read More
Cab Sauv Merlot 2012
A classic medium-bodied Cabernet Sauvignon/Merlot (70%/30%). Fermentation in open fermenters, with regular punch-downs, extracted all the possible flavour, colour and tannins from the grape skins. After blending, the wine was matured with French oak for 12 months.... Read More
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