We are tremendously excited about the potential of Rhône varietals on Waterkloof. Our windswept slopes and rocky, granite soils, allied with Paul Boutinot (Waterkloof Custodian) and Nadia Barnard’s (Waterkloof Cellarmaster) previous experience working in The Southern Rhône Valley, means that we have really high hopes for Syrah and Mourvèdre.
Decanter Magazine seem to agree, awarding our newly-released Circumstance Syrah 2012 with 93 points amongst their ’70 Top New World Buys For Rhône lovers’. Here’s what they thought:
Recent acclaim for other Rhône varietals in the Waterkloof portfolio: