Villiera Red Wines

The Villiera reds capture the unique combination of Old World and New World styles and have gained international approval for their well-balanced intensity and understated elegance. The predominant varieties are Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon. As a Merlot specialist we have a premium Merlot on offer called Monro Merlot which proudly carries the family name of generations of Griers. We have now released a super-premium red wine called The Clan. The red wine range is completed by the Down to Earth, a Touriga Nacional / Shiraz blend.

BLENDS: Down to Earth Red

VARIETAL WINES: Merlot | Cabernet Sauvignon | Pinotage

RESERVE WINES: Monro | The Clan

Villiera The Clan 2016

Intensely perfumed with dark berry fruit, liquorice, violets and underlying tobacco, spice and graphite. It is full bodied with ripe succulent tannins and great length. The wine is complemented by a small percentage of Carignan, which freshens the wine, improving drinkability while creating a point of difference.
Alc: 14.25  RS: 1.8  pH: 3.55  TA: 5.57  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:

Villiera Monro Merlot 2019

Intensely aromatic with forthcoming berry fruit and hints of chocolate, spice and vanilla. It is well balanced with velvety texture but with enough grip to ensure good length. The complexity will ensure that Monro Merlot should keep for up to 10 years.
Alc: 13.78  RS: 2.8  pH: 3.46  TA: 6.0  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:

Villiera Cabernet Sauvignon 2018

The 2018 vintage shows classic dark berry fruit with a hint of spice on the nose. On the palate it is well balanced with rich, soft tannins. It can be enjoyed now but will keep for up to 10 years in good storage conditions.
Alc: 13.59  RS: 3.12  pH: 3.47  TA: 6.05  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:

Villiera Merlot 2020

The colour of the wine is brilliant red. The aroma shows hints of wood spice and mint with attractive red berry fruit. On the palate the wine is rich and full with juicy soft tannins ensuring drinkability. It will however mature for up to six years from vintage.
Alc: 14.31  RS: 3.5  pH: 3.52  TA: 5.9  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:

Villiera Pinotage 2019

A new style Pinotage with subtle oak spice, plums and a hint of vanilla on the nose. On the palate it is soft but well structured with good length. The wine is well balanced and can be enjoyed now with the potential to age for a further 5 years.
Alc: 13.75  RS: 2.6  pH: 3.57  TA: 6.1  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:

Villiera Down to Earth Red 2020

An explosion of spice and dark berry flavours with the tannin caressing the palate. The extra dimension of integrated oak was all that was needed to complete the picture of a modern wine that illustrates the art of blending.
Alc: 14.16  RS: 3.3  pH: 3.61  TA: 5.34  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:

Villiera Stand Alone Pinotage 2018

The wine is fruit driven with intense berry and violet aromas and is well structured. It has grippy dry tannins, which have a moreish effect on the wine. The palate has really good weight and length with a good acidity.
Alc: 13.17  RS: 2.2  pH: 3.83  TA: 5.2  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:

Villiera Stand Alone Pinot Noir 2020

Spicy and succulent with a good berry core and concentration. Elegant but powerful.
Alc: 13.9  RS: 2.7  pH: 3.6  TA: 5.3  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:

Villiera Stand Alone Gamay Noir 2020

The wine is fruit driven with intense berry aromas and is well structured. It has a ripe, soft tannin texture and good length.
From an old bush vine block planted on Villiera in 1981 – A single vineyard registered with the “Old Vine Project”.

Alc: 13  RS: 2.7  pH: 3.53  TA: 5.6  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:

Tel: +27.218652002 Fax: +27.218652314 Email: Cnr R101 & R304, Koelenhof, P.O. Box 66 , Stellenbosch, 7605, South Africa

Drink Responsibly. Not for persons under the age of 18.