Our Heritage Range consists of 3 wines:
1. Pionier Pinotage 2013
The Lanzerac Pionier Pinotage is a tribute to the first world’s first bottled Pinotage – a 1959 Lanzerac Pinotage. A big mouth-feel, complex and velvety palate and a long and lingering aftertaste rounds off this wine. Enjoy with hearty game dishes and rich meaty stews.
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Cellar Price R 600 | Wine Club Price R 480
2. Le Général 2013
This blend, made from 40% Cabernet Sauvignon, 27% Merlot, 13% Pinotage, 13% Shiraz, and 7% Malbec was matured in a combination of new and 2nd fill 300 litre French oak barrels for a period of 20 months. Enjoy with roast beef, venison, wild pheasant, red wine reductions, hearty peppercorn sauce.
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3. Mrs English 2014
Elizabeth Katherina English bought the farm Schoongezicht in 1914 for £18 000 and subsequently renamed the farm ‘Lanzerac’. She also bottled the first Lanzerac wine. This wine is a tribute to this formidable lady. The Lanzerac Mrs. English is a limited selection of the finest Chardonnay barrels of the particular year. The 2014 vintage is a complex wine with abundance citrus flavour on the nose, a full palate and lingering aftertaste. Enjoy with steak Béarnaise, guinea fowl, wild mushrooms, sea bass with fennel puree, pumpkin ravioli and foie gras.
Download Tasting Notes: HERITAGE – MRS ENGLISH 2013
The second tier, our Premium (Single Varietal) Range, consists of 6 wines:
1. Lanzerac MCC Blanc de Blancs Brut NV
A new era in the winemaking from Lanzerac Wine Estate has been marked by the maiden release of the Lanzerac MCC Blanc de Blancs Brut in December 2014. Entirely made from selected Chardonnay vineyards this sparkling wine have typical fresh citrus and lime flavours on the nose supported by a biscuit, yeasty undercurrent on the palate. Enjoy with pear & parmesan salad; freshly baked bread & Egyptian dukkha; fried mushrooms.
Download Tasting Notes: PREMIUM – MCC BRUT NV
2. Sauvignon Blanc 2015
The 2015 Sauvignon Blanc has prominent tropical, green pepper and chalky flavours on the nose and mouth-filling pineapple, guava and a limey twist on the palate. The wine is well balanced and ends on a lingering clean, minerally note. Enjoy with goat’s cheese; asparagus quiche; tzatziki; classic pea soup; garlic & lime squid.
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3. Chardonnay 2014
Our first wine of origin Jonkershoek Valley. 80% of the Chardonnay is fermented in 300 litre Burgundy oak barrels; 20% is fermented in stainless steel tanks. Prominent citrus aromas on the nose followed by a complexity of flavours including lemon, clover, ginger and vanilla. Enjoy with mild seafood curries with buttery sauces; fish cakes; chicken Caesar salad; peach and mango based salads.
Download Tasting Notes: PREMIUM – CHARDONNAY 2014
4. Merlot 2014
The 2014 Merlot has an excellent deep red colour with ripe red berries, cocoa, slight mint and chocolate on the nose. On the palate the wine shows a good balance and tannin structure, rich body with fruit and a lingering aftertaste. Enjoy with tomato-based Italian dishes; caramelised roast vegetables; mild to medium hard cheese; crispy duck pancakes; rabbit casserole with apricots and prunes.
Download Tasting Notes: PREMIUM – MERLOT 2014
5. Pinotage 2013
An excellent deep colour with ripe berries and plums on the nose and palate with a good mouth-feel and lingering aftertaste. Full-bodied, complex with a beautiful fruit/wood balance and a good tannin structure that will allow it to age extremely well. Enjoy with charcuterie; country terrine; hard cheese; Kudu burger; hearty game pie; grilled portobello mushrooms; typical South African braai (BBQ).
Download Tasting Notes: PREMIUM – PINOTAGE 2013
6. Cabernet Sauvignon 2013
Flavours of violet, leather, blackberry and youngberry with hints of cocoa, almond and cedar. A full-bodied wine with excellent balance on palate and a lingering aftertaste. Enjoy with charred Gruyere cheese; braised short ribs; mushroom stroganoff; grilled eggplant; bitter chocolate.
Download Tasting Notes: PREMIUM – CAB SAUV 2013
Our third and final tier, the Alma Mater Range, consists of 3 wines:
Alma Mater Rosé 2015
The Lanzerac Alma Mater Rosé is made from Shiraz and Malbec and has typical summer fruit, like strawberries and watermelon on thenose. The palate is light, succulent, fresh and slightly off-dry. Enjoy on lazy summer days on its own or with fruit skewers, grilled fish, and strawberry and watermelon salad.
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Alma Mater Shiraz 2013
The Lanzerac Alma Mater Shiraz 2013 has a fruity nose with prominent plum and blackberries. The palate is soft, packed with black fruit and integrated tannins. Ideal for everyday drinking, with light pastas and meat dishes.
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Alma Mater Chenin Blanc 2015
The Lanzerac Alma Mater Chenin Blanc is packed with fruit with prominent guava, tropical and citrus flavours. The palate is succulent, fresh and lively. Enjoy with salads, chicken and seafood dishes.
Download Tasting Notes: ALMA MATER – CHENIN BLANC 2015