Franschhoek’s original cemetery is the final resting place of the original Huguenot families until the turn of the 20th century. The legacy of our ancestors endures on the engraved tombstones. Our Cabernet Sauvignon symbolises longevity and evolution with stealth and structure to preserve Franschhoek’s secrets and stories.
Deep crimson with intense blackcurrants and violets on the nose, there are also notes of currant and mulberry fruit along with attractive savoury oak spice. The palate is smooth with good weight and balance, this really is a great example of a new world Cab.
Service and Cellaring
Best served at 16°C for delicious drinking with or without food. Great with steak and chops, oxtail stew, beef stroganoff, lasagne or ratatouille. Ready for smooth easy enjoyment, yet the structure will allow up to 5 years bottle maturation.
Franschhoek, a village renowned for its French Huguenot heritage is nestled between towering mountains in the beautiful Cape winelands. Franschhoek Cellar combines the charms of leisurely country life with the elegance of a world class venue. Franschhoek Cellar offers a distinctive range of single varietal wines capturing the vibrant character and charm of this magnificent valley of wine. Our wine philosophy is centred around elegance and refinement. A new edition, The Last Elephant, sits at the pinnacle of the portfolio highlighting the history of the Olifant’s Hoek (Elephants Corner) as homage to the elephants that previously roamed the Franschhoek Valley.
Silver, 91 Points – Decanter Awards 2021