A Stellenbosch based wine-making enterprise, which was founded by cousins Gavin Bruwer and Bruwer Raats.
The cousins have an innovative approach, while keeping things simple, nurturing the grapes from vine to bottle and allowing the wines to express their sense of place.
“We celebrate our heritage in the Cape of Good Hope, crafting wines from historic Cape varieties.”
“Our exploration of unique vineyard parcels and vision for the future, takes us on a further discovery, to produce terroir specific wines.”
All the vineyards are distinct, in high-lying areas, close to the ocean and planted on weathered soils.
“Heritage helps us to better understand where we have come from, to now make the decisions and follow a path, that leads to a future of hope.”
that which is inherited from past generations, maintained in the present, and bestowed to future generations
B Vintners de Alexandria 2017
The extraordinary nose of the wine, is a starting point to a special experience. Lime, litchi and pear are well balanced with subtlety of floral perfume. The delicate palate, leads you further down a path of new discovery and shows tangerine and quince that linger. Fresh acidity caresses the palate and gives length to this special wine.
Cultivar: 100% Muscat d' Alexandrie
B Vintners Harlem to Hope 2017
A concentration of bright fruit on the nose that follows through onto the palate, that creates tension and excitement all at once. Nectarine, pear and melon are given depth by touches of spice, lemongrass and ginger, while hints of floral and scrub enhances a further dimension. Time in older oak, with close lees contact, has helped to give the wine breadth and depth on the palate and keeps the focus with a saline and savoury linger.
Cultivar: 64% Chenin Blanc, 28% Sémillon, 4% Muscat d’ Frontignan, 4% Muscat d’ Alexandrie
B Vintners Liberté 2016
Elegance, freshness and finesse is key, however still maintaining concentration. red and black fruits, flowers, herbs, spice and earth giving layered complexity. The palate follows through with fruit concentration - fine, dense and structured tannin with wonderfully fresh acidity.
Cultivar: 100% Pinotage
unique aspects of a place, that which is imparted by the environment, which influence and shape
B Vintners Strandwolf Chardonnay 2016
Slow ripening is achieved, this giving the grapes ample time to develop optimal fruit flavours. The wine has a citrus core of fresh limes, well defined with crunchy apple and pineapple. Salinity and mineral elements reveal themselves on the palate with delicate spice adding complexity. The wine remains fresh and restrained yet giving huge drinking pleasure.
Cultivar: 100% Chardonnay
B Vintners Fire Heath Chardonnay 2017
The wine is detailed with citrus fruit – limes and tangerine – pear skin and yellow flowers add depth. The wine is tightly wound and held together with a mineral backbone – resulting from the vineyard location – the combination of fruit, delicate spices and raw almond shavings, gives immense drinking pleasure.
Cultivar: 100% Chardonnay
B Vintners Black Bream Pinot Noir 2016
Delicate fruits of wild strawberries and red cherry while there is also a floral element of fresh violets that is underpinned by fragrant spices of cinnamon and clove. Time in glass reveals the salinity which gives distinctiveness to the wine. It is light of touch on the palate but remains concentrated with fine grain fruit tannin which is given length by the fresh and cool acidity.
Cultivar: 100% Pinot Noir