The Winery Normandie of Franschhoek of Western Cape
The Winery Normandie is one of the largest wineries in the world. It offers 3 wines for sale in of Franschhoek to come and discover on site or to buy online.
Looking for the best Winery Normandie wines in Franschhoek among all the wines in the region? Check out our tops of the best red, white or effervescent Winery Normandie 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 Normandie wines with technical and enological descriptions.
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).
How Winery Normandie wines pair with each other generally quite well with dishes of beef, lamb or game (deer, venison) such as recipes of tournedos with foie gras, pastasotto pepper merguez (risotto style pasta) or rabbit italian style.
On the nose the red wine of Winery Normandie. often reveals types of flavors of non oak, earth or oak and sometimes also flavors of spices, red fruit or black fruit. In the mouth the red wine of Winery Normandie. is a powerful with a nice balance between acidity and tannins.
Merlot noir is a grape variety that originated in France (Bordeaux). 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 to medium sized bunches, and medium sized grapes. Merlot noir can be found in many vineyards: South West, Languedoc & Roussillon, Cognac, Bordeaux, Loire Valley, Armagnac, Burgundy, Jura, Champagne, Rhone Valley, Beaujolais, Provence & Corsica, Savoie & Bugey.
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 Normandie.
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.
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Acidity is present in all wines, and is essential in white wines. It is due to the presence of different organic acids in the wine, and is expressed in the mouth by a sensation of freshness combined with other elements, such as minerality or a note of bitterness. Moderately present, it brings relief and vivacity to the wine.