The Winery Anthonij Rupert of Franschhoek of Western Cape

Winery Anthonij Rupert - Cabernet Sauvignon
The winery offers 10 different wines
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Its wines get an average rating of 4.2.
This estate is part of the Anthonij Rupert Wines.
It is ranked in the top 1 of the estates of Western Cape.
It is located in Franschhoek in the region of Western Cape

The Winery Anthonij Rupert is one of the largest wineries in the world. It offers 10 wines for sale in of Franschhoek to come and discover on site or to buy online.

Top Winery Anthonij Rupert wines

Looking for the best Winery Anthonij Rupert wines in Franschhoek among all the wines in the region? Check out our tops of the best red, white or effervescent Winery Anthonij Rupert 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 Anthonij Rupert wines with technical and enological descriptions.

The top red wines of Winery Anthonij Rupert

Food and wine pairings with a red wine of Winery Anthonij Rupert

How Winery Anthonij Rupert wines pair with each other generally quite well with dishes of beef, lamb or poultry such as recipes of beef stew express, leg of lamb with spices or teriyaki chicken.

Organoleptic analysis of red wines of Winery Anthonij Rupert

On the nose the red wine of Winery Anthonij Rupert. often reveals types of flavors of cherry, floral or microbio and sometimes also flavors of vegetal, oak or spices. In the mouth the red wine of Winery Anthonij Rupert. is a powerful with a nice balance between acidity and tannins.

The best vintages in the red wines of Winery Anthonij Rupert

  • 2007With an average score of 4.47/5
  • 2005With an average score of 4.44/5
  • 2006With an average score of 4.36/5
  • 2008With an average score of 4.32/5
  • 2015With an average score of 4.30/5
  • 2016With an average score of 4.30/5

The grape varieties most used in the red wines of Winery Anthonij Rupert.

  • Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Cabernet Franc
  • Merlot
  • Petit Verdot
  • Shiraz/Syrah

Discovering the wine region of Franschhoek

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).

Discover other wineries and winemakers neighboring the Winery Anthonij Rupert

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 Anthonij Rupert.

Discover the grape variety: Petit Verdot

Petit Verdot noir is a grape variety that originated in France (southwest). It produces a variety of grape specially used for wine making. It is rare to find this grape to eat on our tables. This variety of grape is characterized by small bunches and small grapes. Petit Verdot noir can be found in several vineyards: South-West, Languedoc & Roussillon, Cognac, Bordeaux, Rhone valley, Provence & Corsica, Loire valley, Savoie & Bugey, Beaujolais, Armagnac.

News about Winery Anthonij Rupert and wines from the region

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The prestige attached to winning at the Decanter World Wine Awards (DWWA) means that being awarded a Bronze medal for some wineries will mean huge celebrations in China, Japan, India, or Thailand. Since the competition began in 2004, I have often reminded judges on my panel about this – whether they are journalists, sommeliers, educators, Masters of Wine or Master Sommeliers. Scroll down for new tasting notes and scores on Jia Bei Lan vintages: from the Chinese wine label that won big at DWWA 20 ...

Platinum: The 97 point wines of DWWA 2022

The largest-ever year for entries, an incredible 18,244 wines were judged at the 2022 Decanter World Wine Awards – with just 163 wines awarded a Platinum medal. ‘Winning a Platinum medal is something really exceptional’ said Decanter World Wine Awards Co-Chair Sarah Jane Evans MW. ‘Platinum is like the stratospheric level’ she commented, ‘so it’s really saying to the winemaker: this is a great wine.’ Making up just 0.87% of the total wines tasted at the 2022 c ...

Warmer climate to boost UK wine production, says study

Higher growing season temperatures over the next 20 years are likely to further increase the UK’s potential for wine production, according to new modelling on ‘near-term’ climate change impact on the sector. Yet wineries also need flexibility to adapt to challenges, said the study, published in the Oeno One journal and part of a wider project on climate resilience in UK wine. Conditions seen in the excellent 2018 vintage are set to become more common in several areas, including East ...

The word of the wine: Foxé

An animal odor found in certain reduced or old wines, which are also said to fox, in reference to the fox.