The Winery Akkerdal Estate of Franschhoek of Western Cape
The Winery Akkerdal Estate is one of the best wineries to follow in Franschhoek.. It offers 10 wines for sale in of Franschhoek to come and discover on site or to buy online.
Looking for the best Winery Akkerdal Estate wines in Franschhoek among all the wines in the region? Check out our tops of the best red, white or effervescent Winery Akkerdal Estate wines. Also find some food and wine pairings that may be suitable with the wines from this area. Learn more about the region and the Winery Akkerdal Estate wines with technical and enological descriptions.
How Winery Akkerdal Estate wines pair with each other generally quite well with dishes of beef, lamb or pork such as recipes of pasta al forno (baked pasta), moussaka with spices or basque chicken with chorizo.
The wine region of Franschhoek is located in the region of Coastal Region of Western Cape of South Africa. Wineries and vineyards like the Domaine Anthonij Rupert or the Domaine Holden Manz produce mainly wines red, white and sparkling. The most planted grape varieties in the region of Franschhoek are Cabernet-Sauvignon, Chardonnay and Merlot, they are then used in wines in blends or as a single variety. On the nose of Franschhoek often reveals types of flavors of cream, dried fruit or ash and sometimes also flavors of bell pepper, ripe blackberries or cigar.
In the mouth of Franschhoek is a powerful with a nice freshness. We currently count 78 estates and châteaux in the of Franschhoek, producing 472 different wines in conventional, organic and biodynamic agriculture. The wines of Franschhoek go well with generally quite well with dishes of beef, lamb or game (deer, venison).
Planning a wine route in the of Franschhoek? Here are the wineries to visit and the winemakers to meet during your trip in search of wines similar to Winery Akkerdal Estate.
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