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The Cape winelands stretch from the rugged mountains and multi-directional slopes of the coastal region to the open plains of the Little Karoo where viticulture takes place mainly in the riverine valleys. South Africa's vineyards are mostly situated in the Western Cape near the coast. Rainfall on the coastal side, where fynbos and renosterveld vegetation flourish, measures up to 1 000 mm per year. Travel over the mountains into the hinterland and the rainfall decreases dramatically with the vegetation dominated by hardy succulents, cycads and aloes.
Currently around 102 146 hectares ha of vines producing wine grapes are under cultivation over an area some 800 km in length. Under the auspices of the Wine of Origin Scheme, production zones in the Cape winelands are divided into officially demarcated regions, districts and wards. There are four main regions – Breede River Valley, Coastal, Little Karoo and Olifants River, encompassing 21 diverse districts and some 61 smaller wards.
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£10.992011 vintage - John Platter 4 stars - 50% Cabernet Sauvignon, 30% Shir...
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£20.99100% Cabernet Sauvignon
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£23.99This wine is an outstanding example of Cabernet Sauvignon from the Cap...
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£28.99International Wine Challenge 2012 - Bronze
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£13.99This medium full bodied wine that can be enjoy now or keep for up to e...
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£16.99This wine is a classical example of a South African Cabernet Sauvignon...
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