After working in Western Australia, Clare Valley, Napa Valley, St Emilion and the Mosel, Chris and Suzaan Alheit have used all this knowledge picked up from their wine adventures and have put them into practice back home in the Western Cape. Based on the Hemel & Aarde Ridge, their wines - although only a couple of vintages in - are getting critical acclaim and selling out VERY quickly.
Based out of a rented shed, the Alheits aim is to 'vinify extraordinary Cape vineyards' and the next few years look promising. When we have their wines GRAB THEM - they are REALLY limited availability.
"The nose shows lemon peel, fennel, spearmint, ripe apple and pear, perhaps a touch of honey. The palate is very vibrant and fine, with ample texture and weight. The finish...
Pre-order offer This is a blend of 75% Semillon Blanc and around 10% Semillon Gris from a Franschhoek vineyard planted in 1936. Chris has worked these vines since 2011 when...
Pre-order offer This is sourced from old vine Chenin planted on its original rootstock or makstok from a
This is also 100% Chenin and now comes from two sites atop the Bottelary Hills in Stellenbosch. The 2012 and 2014 (there was no 2013) were from a single parcel...