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        Clouds Blanc de Noir 2022

CLOUDS CHENIN BLANC  2021


 

TASTING NOTES 

The fruit for this wine comes from old bush vines, grown on decomposed granite soils in Wellington. The grapes are picked by hand and pressed a whole bunches to preserve the delicate fruit and freshness of this old vine chenin. 

 

OTHER INFORMATION

Fermented naturally in concrete eggs and then matured for 10 months before bottling.

 

ENJOY

This classic example of old vine Chenin goes great with a variety of seafood dishes, but can be just as enjoyable on it's own. 

 

AGEING POTENTIAL

Enjoy now and over the next 5 years.

 

BLEND INFO

100% Chenin Blanc

 

 

 

 

 

CLOUDS CHARDONNAY 2018


TASTING NOTES

 This wine has a wonderful entry that shows pear blossoms, lime and citrus undertones on the nose, which is also prominent on the palate.  The wine is also held together by a persistent line of acidity, adding to the freshness and longevity of the chardonnay. 

 

Fruit grown on the estate, expresses the terroir, with minimum cellar interference.  Aged and fermented in concrete and a small portion in new Burgundian oak. 

 

ENJOY

This wine pairs beautifully with oysters and other seafood as well as gamefish. 

 

AGING POTENTIAL

To be enjoyed now, but will mature well for another 5 - 7 years.

 

BLEND INFORMATION

100% chardonnay

 

 

 

 

CLOUDS CHARDONNAY 2017

1,5L MAGNUM

 

TASTING NOTES

This wine has a delicate, fresh entry and shows crushed seashells, citrus blossoms and freshly cut limes on the nose.  The palate is tropically driven with a persistent mineral finish. 

 

Fermented and matured in a combination of concrete egg, amphora and small French barrels. 

 

ENJOY

This chardonnay pairs brilliantly with fresh oysters and other seafood, as well as game fish. 

 

AGING POTENTIAL

A very distinctive wine which shows great potential for aging 5 – 7 years. 

 

BLEND INFO:

100% chardonnay

 

 

 

CLOUDS BLANC de NOIR 2022



TASTING NOTES

This wine with its lovely salmon colour is perfect for summer. Green apple and strawberries on the nose are followed by hints of peach pit. The palate is fresh and fruity with layers of citrus and a long lingering finish. 

 

ENJOY

This wine is best enjoyed ice cold and preferably next to the swimming pool. It pairs well with a light summer salad or cheese platter. 

 

AGEING POTENTIAL

To be enjoyed now but will mature well over the next 3 years.

 

BLEND INFORMATION

A blend of shiraz, grenache noir & carignan 

 

CLOUDS METHODE CAP CLASSIQUE 2020



TASTING NOTES

Subtle notes of lemon followed by green apples and pears on the nose.  The wine has a fresh mouthfeel and ends in a clean lemon-like acidity. Made from 100% chardonnay grapes, it spent 12 months on the lees, adding finesse. 

 

ENJOY

Delicious with a brunch of French toast and crispy bacon,  it always pairs well with oysters and other seafood. 

 

AGEING POTENTIAL

Drink now or over the next 3 - 5 years.

 

BLEND INFORMATION

100% chardonnay 

 

CLOUDS 
SAUVIGNON BLANC 20
22

 


TASTING NOTES

A classic sauvignon, showing grassy notes and green pepper and even some white pepper on the nose.  The wine has a natural acidity, reminice of cut limes on the pallet, a bright wine with intense aromas. 

 

ENJOY

Ice cold, on its own or goes well with grilled fish and seafood pasta.  

 

AGING POTENTIAL

To be enjoyed now, but will mature well for another 2-3 years.

 

BLEND INFORMATION

100% sauvignon blanc

 

 

 

CLOUDS RED BLEND 2016

750ml & 1,5L

 

TASTING NOTES 

Dark and brooding, with black current and fynbos dominating the nose.  The palace it rich & dense with ripe, round tannins and just enough acidity to balance the fruit.  

 

IN THE VINEYARD

This blend of Cabernet, Merlot and Petit verdot is grown on Clouds Estate and harvested, fermented and matured together.  The wine spent 20 months in older French oak before being bottled with minimum filtration. 

 

ENJOY

Decant if possible, enjoy with hearty meat dishes and in front of a roaring fire.

 

AGEING POTENTIAL

Enjoy now or drink over the next 10 years

 

BLEND INFORMATION

This wine is a rare, but true field blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Petit Verdot grapes

61% Cabernet

30% Merlot

9% Petit Verdot

 

 

CLOUDS RED BLEND 2016

 1,5L MAGNUM

 

TASTING NOTES 

Dark and brooding, with black current and fynbos dominating the nose.  The palate is rich & dense with ripe, round tannins and just enough acidity to balance the fruit.  

 

IN THE VINEYARD

This blend of Cabernet, Merlot and Petit verdot is grown on Clouds Estate and harvested, fermented and matured together.  The wine spent 20 months in older French oak before being bottled with minimum filtration. 

 

ENJOY

Decant if possible, enjoy with hearty meat dishes and in front of a roaring fire.

 

AGEING POTENTIAL

Enjoy now or drink over the next 10 years

 

BLEND INFORMATION

This wine is a rare, but true field blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Petit Verdot grapes

61% Cabernet, 30% Merlot, 9% Petit Verdot

 

CLOUDS RED BLEND 2018

 

TASTING NOTES 

Dark, almost inky in colour with violets and other purple fruit as well as a hint of tobacco dominating the nose.  A structured wine with firm juicy tannins and a long persistent finish.  A field blend of cabernet, merlot & petit verdot grown on Clouds Estate and uniquely harvested, fermented and matured together as one wine from the start. 

 

The wine spent 12 months on older French oak, before bottled, un-fined with minimum filtration. 

 

ENJOY 

Decant if possible, enjoy with hearty meat dishes and in front of a roaring fire. 

 

AGING POTENTIAL 

Drink now or over the next 10 years 

 

BLEND INFORMATION

64% cabernet 

27% merlot 

9% petit verdot 

CLOUDS PINOT NOIR 2019

 

 

TASTING NOTES

This Pinot noir is  dark and perfumed on the nose with purity and structure to match on the palate from the deep rich clay its grown on.  A combination of juicy red and purple fruit now in its youth will develop into a typical pinot forest floor character over the next few years.  

 

ENJOY

We recommend this wine slightly chilled in the warmer months. It pairs well with ostrich, and is a good match with earthy flavours like beetroot, mushrooms or rhubarb.

 

AGEING POTENTIAL

Drink now or over the next 4-5 years.

 

BLEND INFORMATION

100% pinot noir

CLOUDS SHIRAZ 2020

 

TASTING NOTES

 Dark and brooding with black olive and purple fruit on the nose.  The palate has real weight and intensity.  The wine will develop beautifully in the next 5 - 10 years. 

 

OTHER INFO

Fermented naturally with around 60% whole bunches to add some fresh tannins from the stems. This semi-carbonic maceration method also adds to the spice profile of shiraz grown in the Swartland region. 

 

ENJOY

This wine is the perfect choice with a slow cooked winter dish like lamb shoulder or oxtail.

  

AGEING POTENTIAL

Drink over the next 10 years.

 

BLEND INFORMATION

100% Shiraz