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Farm to table
It’s unlikely that you’ll be getting together with mates for a wine tasting in the Cape anytime soon, but you can certainly pretend that you’re all polishing off a couple of excellent bottles of red in the picturesque Constantia Valley. More to the point, you can make like you’re at Steenberg Farm enjoying a wine tasting. If only!
The clever folk at the muchloved wine estate have developed three tasting boxes of their goods for home delivery. Each one comes with tasting notes and QR codes that link to videos of cellar master Elunda Basson guiding you through the virtual tasting.
There are three options. The
is ideal for newbie wine enthusiasts and offers a good introduction to the farm’s goods. This sample — or flight, as it’s called in the world of wine — comprises a méthode cap classique (MCC), sauvignon blanc,
Classic Tasting Selection
rosé and three red wines (including a stellar blend and syrah).
Diehard MCC fans will obviously go for the
This offering starts with a sparkling sauvignon blanc and goes on to Steenberg’s renowned range of fizz, including the flagship prestige cuvée,
In the mood for a real spoil? Order the
This showcases the diversity of the farm’s vineyards. The nebbiolo, semillon, intense Catharina red blend, pinot noir MCC and Black Swan sauvignon blanc are some of the signature wines representing the best of Steenberg in this flight.
Bubbly Tasting Selection. Flagship Tasting Selection. steenbergfarm.com