The Current Range

Sutherland Sauvignon Blanc 2016

Sutherland Sauvignon Blanc 2016

New Release

Prominent aromas of fresh citrus and passion fruit. These follow through on the palate with a lovely long mineral finish. This wine is fragrant and fruity with a dry, zesty finish.

Maturation

Will develop well for 2 years from vintage date.

Food Pairing

An excellent aperitif, and great with delicately flavoured foods.

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Older vintages:

2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011

Sutherland Riesling 2016

Sutherland Riesling 2016

Sutherland Riesling is fragrant and inviting on the nose with characteristic aromas of orange blossom and lime. The palate shows flavours of white peach, hints of citrus and elegant minerality.

Maturation

Potential to develop beautifully over the next 10 years.

Food Pairing

Enjoy as an aperitif or with salads, chicken and mildly spicy dishes.

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Older vintages:

2015, 2014, 2013, 2011

Sutherland Viognier / Roussanne 2014

Sutherland Viognier / Roussanne 2014

Pretty aromas of sun ripened apricots, peaches and a hint of spring blossoms are so typical of our Viognier and Roussanne blend. Ripe summer fruit flavours and good acidity are complimented by this wine's excellent texture and complexity; a prefect accompaniment to mildly spicy dishes.

Maturation

Will keep improving for three years from vintage.

Food Pairing

Lends itself to spicy foods such as Thai cuisine.

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Older vintages:

2013, 2012, 2010, 2009

Sutherland Unwooded Chardonnay 2016

Sutherland Unwooded Chardonnay 2016

Fresh and zesty, this unwooded style of Chardonnay has amazing citrus aromas, a touch of creamy peach on the palate and a beautiful long finish.

Maturation

Drinking well, and will develop for 4 more years.

Food Pairing

Al Fresco dining, chicken salads and seafood dishes.

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Older vintages:

2015

Sutherland Chardonnay 2014

Sutherland Chardonnay 2014

This wine shows pure citrus fruit, creamy oak and a touch of savouriness on the palate with a lovely fresh finish. Showing surprising complexity for such a young wine and will age gracefully.

Maturation

Drinking well, and will develop for 4 more years.

Food Pairing

Mild risottos, chicken salads and seafood dishes.

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Older vintages:

2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010

Sutherland Grenache Rosé 2016

Sutherland Grenache Rosé 2016

Dry and deliciously refreshing, our Rosé is packed with berries and red fruit aromas with hints of white pepper on the palate. The perfect wine to sip while watching the sun set.

Maturation

Enjoy now or over the next 2 years.

Food Pairing

An aperitif, or with sushi and light dishes.

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Older vintages:

2015, 2014

Sutherland Pinot Noir 2013

Sutherland Pinot Noir 2013

The wine shows pure strawberry fruit aromas and a lovely perfumed forest floor characters and hints of smoky spice. Bright berry fruit and spice on the palate, with a long, refined finish.

Maturation

Will continue improving for 5 years.

Food Pairing

Pinot Noir is a great option for food pairings. It pairs well with lightly flavoured dishes like risotto, salmon and mild beef dishes.

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Older vintages:

2012, 2011, 2010

Sutherland Syrah 2012

Sutherland Syrah 2012

Our Syrah is full bodied with inviting aromas of black berries, plums and savoury spice, with great texture on the palate and a long, juicy finish.

Maturation

Will develop well for 5 years.

Food Pairing

The spicy character of this wine lends itself to stews and grilled beef.

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Older vintages:

2011, 2010, 2009, 2008

Sutherland Cabernet Sauvignon 2013

Sutherland Cabernet Sauvignon 2013

New Release

The dark fruit flavours and cassis on the nose are a prequel to the refreshing sweet fruit and ripe tannins the palate delivers. The wine was aged in French oak barrels for 18 months and will reward cellaring.

Maturation

Good now, but will improve for 5 years.

Food Pairing

Red meat (especially game), strong cheeses.

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Looking for an older vintage? Take a look at our Vintage Wines, or contact us for information.

About the Range

While Thelema in Stellenbosch kept flourishing, Gyles Webb felt it was time for a new challenge. He embarked on a search for the right property and terroir for a second vineyard. In 2002, the Webb family purchased an idyllic apple farm in the cool coastal region of Elgin. Shortly after, the 100ha property was converted into vines, beginning with Sauvignon Blanc and Chardonnay with more varietals being planted over time. And so, Sutherland Vineyards was born.

The Elgin Valley is located about 70 kms southeast of Cape Town in the Overberg region. It is uniquely set on a high plateau surrounded by mountains, and forms part of the Kogelberg Biosphere where numerous Protea species can be found. Elgin is a world famous apple-producing area, but is now also quickly gaining acclaim for its aromatic white wines.

Sutherland Vineyards is situated just 9 kms off the Atlantic Ocean with altitudes of 140 to 250 meters above sea level. The cool maritime climate allows for slower ripening than in other Cape Wineland areas producing wines with vibrant concentrated fruit flavours and an elegant minerality. All Sutherland wines are bottled and produced at the estate in Stellenbosch. The classic Thelema and new Sutherland range sharply contrast in character, but are equally satisfying.