Winter in the Winelands is not only special because of the much-needed rain! It is also special because of the great indoor activity that is wine tasting.
While opening your favourite bottle is special regardless of where you are, there is something to be said for enjoying a proper tasting of the latest vintages, some well-matured wines from the vinoteque or a few special releases.
Join one of the well-informed and passionate wine tasting ambassadors in the La Motte Tasting Room this winter for one of the following tastings:
Current Vintage Tasting: R60.
Enjoy a tutored tasting of the current vintages of La Motte’s various wine collections while relaxing in the elegant ambience of the La Motte Tasting Room. From the popular La Motte Sauvignon Blanc and Millennium, to the elegance of the Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon and Syrah - all produced to express distinctive varietal character, combining the best of what farms situated in diverse climatic regions have to offer. The tasting also includes the limited volume premium Pierneef Collection, consisting of varietal wines and innovative blends.
Limited Release Tasting: R120.
Enjoy La Motte's flagship Hanneli R, named after the owner of the estate and only produced in exceptional vintages, the delicate and delightful sweet wine made from Viognier grapes dried on straw as well as the limited production, celebratory La Motte Méthode Cap Classique.
The Limited Release wines can also be tasted individually:
Hanneli R Tasting: R80
La Motte Straw Wine Tasting: R30
La Motte Méthode Cap Classique Tasting: R30
The La Motte Vinoteque Tasting Cost: R250
Explore the history and evolution of La Motte wines with this innovative and informative tasting of the Cellarmaster’s choice of older vintages or special Syrah styles.Sit down in the elegant private tasting room for a personalised tasting where the history of wine-making at La Motte will be discussed in the broader context of the Franschhoek Valley and Cape wine-making region. Learn more about the benefits of bottle ageing and maturation in the Vintage tasting or discover what makes La Motte internationally and locally acclaimed for its Syrah wines in the Syrah tasting. Strictly by appointment only.
For bookings (Vinoteque Tasting or groups are required) or more information, please contact T +27(0)21 876 8820 or firstname.lastname@example.org
The La Motte Tasting Room is open from Monday to Saturday, 09:00 - 17:00. Vinoteque tastings, Monday to Friday.