Stanford Hills Estate Wines

Veldfire Cape Blend

Veldfire Cape Blend - This is a robust wine with great balance between savoury and fruit flavours. Dark berries, and olives.


Veldfire Cape Blend 2021

This is a robust wine with great balance between savoury and fruit flavours. Dark berries, liquorice and olives gives this wine a broody nature while tannins are still soft and elegant.

Vineyard Information

Cultivar: 65% Shiraz, 35% Pinotage
Region: Walker Bay
Appellation: Stanford Foothills
Irrigation: Complimentary Drip
Trellis System: Vertical Shoot Positioning
Soil: Clay & “Koffieklip” (Ferricrete)
Climate: Cool with winter rainfall

Product Information

Full name: Veldfire Cape Blend
Current Vintage: 2021
Varieties: 75% Shiraz, 25% Pinotage
Origin: Walker Bay
Total produced: 1350

Wine Making

Wine Maker: Peter Kastner

Consultant: Niels Verberg

Grapes were hand selected, crushed and allowed 1 day cold maceration before yeast inoculation. Fermentation was done in small bins, punched down four to five times daily. Fermented between 22 & 30oC until dry on skins. Malo-lactic fermentation completed in tank. Stavin oak segments added and aged for 9 months in tank before blending, filtering and bottling.

Wine Makers Remarks

Colour: Ruby red

Nose: White pepper, dark fruit plums and blackcurrants with hints of Fynbos.

Palate: Soft entry followed by firm tannins giving a rich mouthfeel. Full bodied with a long peppery finish. Moderate astringency and soft tannins.

Food: Steak, Game, curries and rich stews.


Alcohol: 13.16%
RS: 1.5 g/l
TA: 6.1 g/l
pH: 3.58


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