December is here and with year-end celebrations and Christmas fast approaching, Lourensford Estate is making it easier for you to find the perfect gift for the wine-lovers in your life.
Something special: impress any wine connoisseur with a selection of this year’s top achieving wines from Lourensford, available from Lourensford.co.za or the Tasting Room, open Monday to Sunday from 9am – 5pm:
- Limited Release Sémillon Noble Late Harvest 2014, R195 – Novare SA Terroir Wine Awards: national Natural Sweet Wine winner and trophy recipient for Top Single Vineyard. Michelangelo Awards – Double Gold. Tim Atkin: 94 points.
- Chrysalis White Blend 2016, R280 – Michelangelo International Wine & Spirits Awards: Platinum. Tim Atkin: 92 points. Platter’s Wine Guide 2021: 4.5 stars.
- Kleipot Petite Sirah, R550 – Terroir Awards: Top Durif from Stellenbosch District. Tim Atkin 93 points.
Something fun: experience Lourensford’s famous Belgian Chocolate & Wine Pairing at home. The pairing box includes 3 wines, a bottle of Honey Liqueur and 4 locally crafted Belgian chocolate slabs. Scan the QR code and let Tasting Room Assistant Kaylis take you through the pairing virtually. Ideal for 4 – 8 people, this if the perfect gift to enjoy with others. Cost: R750. Available for nationwide delivery from Lourensford.co.za.
Vinfari: discover the soul and story of Lourensford as you travel through the vineyard sites and sample some of the estate’s premium wines at two breathtaking vantages along the way before concluding with a short tour and final tasting at the cellar. Cost: R750 per person, including cheese and charcuterie platters. Purchase a Vinfari voucher or join the fun and make a booking for two or more. The tour takes 3 hours and is available to book on a date and time of your choosing, subject to availability. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.