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Delheim Grand Reserve 2013

The maiden vintage1981 Grande Reserve from Stellenbosch property Delheim was conceived in order to set a new standard for South African reds. Cabernet Sauvignon always dominates but small portions of the other Bordeaux varieties have been included in some vintages. In recent times, Delheim has undergone a change of regime with winemaker Reg Holder and […]

October 27, 2015
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Delheim Vera Cruz Pinotage 2012

Stellenbosch cellar Delheim recently released a maiden Pinotage 2012 (R310 a bottle) to its flagship Vera Cruz range, the wine having already earned the accolade of placing among the 2014 ABSA Top Ten winners. Grapes come from a 18-year-old bushvine block on the Vera Cruz property about three kilometres from Delheim, this land acquired by […]

September 3, 2014
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Delheim Vera Cruz Shiraz 2009

The Vera Cruz Shiraz 2009 from Delheim in Stellenbosch rates 5 Stars in Platter’s 2013. It was made by Brenda van Niekerk who was replaced by Reg Holder at the beginning of the year and Holder was keen to get some feedback on where he wants to take this wine, made from a 2.9ha bushvine […]

November 16, 2012
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Muratie Ronnie Melck Shiraz 2009

Stellenbosch is supposedly “Cab country” but turn off the R44 heading towards Wellington onto Knorhoek Road and  it’s the Shiraz which really seems to shine. Carl van der Merwe used to make an outstanding version at Quoin Rock before his move to DeMorgenzon while Delheim has just had its Vera Cruz 2009 rated 5 Stars […]

November 5, 2012
by Christian
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