Bartinney Noble Savage Cap Classique, NV, Stellenbosch, South Africa
You brute! You savage! You... you... look, just ravish me already. Jeez.
Owner Rose Jordaan describes her wines as: wine made on a mountain, and that's no exaggeration. She repurchased the old family farm, situated precariously on the hellishly vertiginous slopes of the Helshoogte Pass, between Stellenbosch and Franschhoek, in 2006 and has returned it to stunning form.
|STYLE:||Brioche & Elegant|
At Humble Grape, we believe wine is for sharing & that each wine-drinker should be allowed to build their own version of their world wine. We seek out hand-crafted wines made by people with love, & import them directly. Small, family-run producers get the representation they deserve, & customers only pay for the wine they’re drinking, with no agents, importers or distributors. And as they’re made with loving care, all these wines are biodynamic, organic or come from sustainable vineyards. As many of the wines we list are small-batch, our wine list of approx 400 wines is living & updated frequently.
What we bring to the wine drinker is a selection of wines that represent stepping out of the supermarkets, & in return they get to know our “Hero Producers”. Hero producers are winemakers that we import directly & exclusively to the UK. They personally work closely with our staff to keep them train about what is happening in the vineyard & in the winery, & how we can best uphold their ethos. They are all small production, family-run, as well as run biodynamic, organic and/or sustainable farms. They visit us quite often, collaborating in winemaker dinners & guest meet & greets.