Schalkenbosch Vineyards

Schalkenbosch vineyards are situated high up on the slopes of the Witzenberg mountain range overlooking the picturesque Tulbagh valley. The soils are like those found in the Rhone Valley in France and enjoy a unique micro-climate.  A late sunrise is due to the shadow of the mountain.  Cool mists occur most nights, which when coupled with warm day time temperatures, create ideal conditions to produce premium quality wines.

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Schalkenbosch Wines

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Schalkenbosch wines are crafted from carefully elected, and picked and sorted grapes which are vinified in the cellar behind the main house. They are then barrel matured in the best French and American oak until they develop the intense flavour and colour which is synonymous with wines produced on our estate.  The Schalkenbosch label is reserved for classic wines of exceptional quality.  These wines, taken from specially selected blocks are investment wines and should be stored under controlled conditions.

Schalkenbosch Cumulus (Bordeaux Style Blend) Cab Sauv36%,Merlot31%, Petit Verdot14%, Cab Franc13%, Malbec6% Cab Sauv 32% Petit Verdot 25% Cab Franc 18%Merlot 12.5%Malbec12.5% A full bodied well rounded wine with aromas of vanilla blueberries and spice The fine tannins linger and add balance to a fine wine. Oak aged for 12 months. (2012/2015)

Schalkenbosch Grenache Noir An intense fruit flavoured wine, harvested from bush vines with an elegant structure, spicy fragrance and a long lingering aftertaste. Aged in a mixture of first and second fill oak barrels. (2018)

Schalkenbosch Pinotage A wood matured wine with earthy aromas of truffle, roasted nuts and black cherry followed by a smooth, rich texture on the palate with dark ripe fruit and a long fine finish. (2018)

Edenhof Wines

Edenhof Wines are produced essentially for the European market. They are made in an easily accessible, “new world style” which makes them suitable for early drinking, although they will improve with appropriate storage and ageing.  Small quantities are now available directly from the cellar or online. 

Edenhof Sauvignon Blanc S/O A crisp, clean wine with low alcohol and flavours of green pepper and asparagus. (2020)

Edenhof Shiraz S/O A classically styled shiraz made with hand selected grapes from our mountain vineyards Rustic and spicy with notes of cloves, white pepper and an underlying blueberry nuance. (2017)