The Winery Mara of Franschhoek of Western Cape

Winery Mara - Nyekundu
The winery offers 5 different wines
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Its wines get an average rating of 3.5.
It is ranked in the top 348 of the estates of Western Cape.
It is located in Franschhoek in the region of Western Cape

The Winery Mara is one of the best wineries to follow in Franschhoek.. It offers 5 wines for sale in of Franschhoek to come and discover on site or to buy online.

Top Winery Mara wines

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

The top red wines of Winery Mara

Food and wine pairings with a red wine of Winery Mara

How Winery Mara wines pair with each other generally quite well with dishes of beef, lamb or spicy food such as recipes of fleischnacka leaf, leg with a spoon or seven o'clock leg or spicy chicken and mustard pie.

Organoleptic analysis of red wines of Winery Mara

On the nose the red wine of Winery Mara. often reveals types of flavors of vanilla, black currant or non oak and sometimes also flavors of oak, spices or black fruit.

The best vintages in the red wines of Winery Mara

  • 2016With an average score of 3.60/5
  • 2013With an average score of 3.50/5
  • 2011With an average score of 3.10/5

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

  • 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).

The top white wines of Winery Mara

Food and wine pairings with a white wine of Winery Mara

How Winery Mara wines pair with each other generally quite well with dishes of shellfish, spicy food or lean fish such as recipes of chicken tagine with apricots and almonds, mullet with onions and white wine or fish and shrimp wok with curry.

The best vintages in the white wines of Winery Mara

  • 2017With an average score of 4.10/5
  • 2014With an average score of 3.80/5

The grape varieties most used in the white wines of Winery Mara.

  • Chenin Blanc

Discover the grape variety: Merlot noir

This grape variety most certainly originates from the Bordeaux region and is registered in the Official Catalogue of vine varieties, list A1. According to genetic analyses carried out in Montpellier (Hérault), it is the result of a cross between the magdeleine noire des Charentes and the cabernet franc. It should also be noted that it is the half-brother of the côt or malbec and that it is not the black form of the white merlot, but its resemblance reminds us that it is indeed a descendant.

Discover other wineries and winemakers neighboring the Winery Mara

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 Mara.

Discover the grape variety: Chenin blanc

It most certainly originates from the Anjou region and is registered in the official catalogue of wine grape varieties on the A1 list. It can also be found in South Africa, Australia, Argentina, Chile, the United States (California), New Zealand, etc. It is said to be a descendant of Savagnin and to have sauvignonasse as its second parent (Jean-Michel Boursiquot 2019). On the other hand, Chenin blanc is the half-brother of verdelho and sauvignon blanc and is the father of colombard.

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