Plaisir was founded by French Huguenots some three centuries ago. They came to South Africa with old-world winemaking expertise that influences the winery to this day.
The diversity of the soils, slopes and elevations is closely linked with the quality of Plaisir’s range. The vineyards for this wine are between 12 and 15 years old, with South-East facing slopes for generous sun exposure.
This wine was matured in 60% new French Oak Barrels, for 12-16 months. It’s full-bodied, with notes of blackberry, dark chocolate and sweet vanilla; firm tannins and a generous finish with red berries lingering on the palate.1
This hand crafted boutique wine has been matured for more than 18 months in French oak barrels and bottle matured. Intense Ruby Garnet in colour. Plums, dry prunes, damsons and cherries with hints of dry mint, cinnamon and violets and notes of spices and herbs. Full and rich, juicy and appealing....
This small production of Sauvignon blanc, Chardonnay and Semillon is the result of many years of research into the best possible expression of the quartzitic sandstone derived soils and our cool, maritime expression. Complexity and character are built through fermentation and ageing in ceramic eggs and amphorae, and carefully blended....
A fabulously aromatic Rhône-inspired blend, with bramble fruit, violets and complex smoky-mineral notes. The palate is seamlessly textured and beautifully balanced, with real lift yet no lack of power
45% chenin blanc, 28.5% viognier, 16.5% chardonnay, 10% sémillon This intriguing white blend expresses a fresh, fruit-driven wine with peach, lime and litchi flavours.The wine is refreshing yet complex, with lovely tropical flavoursrounded off with a lingering, fresh acidity.