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Aaldering Vineyards

Aaldering Vineyard

Location: Devon Valley          
Phone Number: 021 865 2495

GPS: S33°55’9.81”018°49’8.14”
Website: wwww.aaldering.co.za
Email: estate@aaldering.co.za
Owner(s): M & F Aaldering
Winemaker(s): Guillaume Nell, JParson.
WO: Stellenbosch

Lovely setting amid rolling Devon Valley hills, sloping vineyards and wildlife, friendly caring attention and everything is done with utmost detail.

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Aaldering Vineyard

List of Wines reviewed under Aaldering Vineyards

Sauvignon Blanc

Florence Chardonnay/Sauvignon Blanc

Chardonnay

Pinotage Blanc

Pinotage Rosé

Lady M Pinotage

Pinotage

Florence Shiraz/Cabernet

Shiraz

Cabernet/Merlot

NLH

Wine Vintage Score Best Drinking
Sauvignon Blanc     RR
2013: very pale, tight green apple and pear with grippy acidity, A touch raw.2017: watery depth, with overt mineral and citrus notes, clean, persistent and memorable.
2013

2017

85

84

2013-2018

2017-2024

Florence Chardonnay/Sauvignon

2017: overt, sinewy and bristling with melon and lime, nutty background, unusual and very good.

RR 2017 90 2017-2024
Chardonnay

2013: slightly shy with delicate but bright fruit, just tropical again with bright acidity.

2017: crisp and fresh, juicy, energetic and with pristine fruit such as honeysuckle and yellow skins.

 RR 2013

2017

87

88

2013-2019

2017-2027

Pinotage Blanc

2013: pale with shy nose then hints of peach on palate. Surprisingly pleasant.

2017: shy and nervous, dry and hinting at citrus and richer guava, rather brief.

RRR 2013

2017

86

82

2013-2018

2017-2027

Pinotage Rosé

2013: expensive for a dry, red berry fruited  rosé, enjoyable if unremarkable.

RR 2013 86 2013-2018
Lady M Pinotage

2013: squashed cherry nose and bursting with berry fruit and liquorice bite finish. Big and bold.

2016: Bold and juicy, unwooded style lets the deep berry and liquorice fruit sing, smooth, seamless and delightful.

RRR 2013

2016

86

89

2013-2020

2016-2026

Pinotage

2010: classy sweet oak, then deep and rich layered fruit, balanced and composed.

2013: straightforward version, hint of wood and dark fruits in a mid-weight style.

RRR 2010

2013

91

85

2012-2022

2013-2023

Florence Shiraz/Cabernet

2013: development offers leather and game over soft and smooth peppery cassis, rather hot.

RRR 2013 84 2014-2024
Shiraz

2010: silky mulberry nose, delicate oak and smooth dry peppery black fruits. Very nice.

2013: lots of bitter cherry and cloves, spicy rich and smooth, very drinkable.

RRR 2010

2013

90

87

2011-2022

2013-2023

Cabernet/Merlot

2010: elegant and balanced ripe fruit over quality oak. Silky and dry with intense spicy berries.

2013: still a glossy ruby, little fading, still deep blueberry and spice fruit over cedar, seems younger.

RRR 2010

2013

90

86

2011-2022

2014-2024