Cavalli aims to produce intriguing and sustainable wines of such a superior quality that ours will come to be the benchmark of quality in the Helderberg. Our focus falls on varieties such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec, Petit Verdot, Chenin Blanc, Chardonnay and Verdelho. Cavalli’s premium range of wines includes the NWC “Double Platinum” Grand Cru Winner ‘Cremello 2015’, a blend of Chenin Blanc/Chardonnay/Verdelho.The ‘Passions’ Range includes the award winning ‘White Knight’ Chenin Blanc and ‘Pink Pony’ Grenache Rose’ which are sure to be formidable contenders in the entry-level market, bringing a modern product and a high level of quality to the table at a price any top-end, boutique producer would struggle to beat.
PASSIONS RANGE - WHITE KNIGHT
A rich Chenin Blanc that embodies both the richness and the staying power of a good Chenin Blanc from South Africa. Citrus and tropical fruits on the nose, with ripe quince and pear blossom on the pallet. a well-rounded balanced wine with a long finish.
PASSIONS RANGE - PINK PONY
A fragrant Grenache Rose that has the power and vibrancy to hold up to being served cold. Summer Fruits on the nose leading into the dry, full bodied style of the pallet, with highlights of a juicy red currant, raspberry and honeysuckle mid-palate. Made in a Provence style, perfect for the perfectionist.
PASSIONS RANGE - BLACK BEAUTY
A fragrant Grenache Rose that has the power and vibrancy to hold up to being served cold. The wine is very versatile and can be used in many different occasion. Perfumed dark cherry, black current, liquorice and crushed pepper poised on a velvety and juicy texture.
PREMIUM RANGE - CREMELLO
The Cavalli Champion of 2017. This multiple awarded (Awards: NWC Top100 wine, Winner Best White Wine Blend, Double Platinum and NWC Grand Cru award) wine is a blend of Chenin Blanc, Chardonnay and Verdelho . Aromas of passion fruit and vanilla pods supported by an aura of floral notes and orange blossoms. Vibrant and fresh with hints of lime and marmalade, rounded off by citrus and stone fruits.
PREMIUM RANGE - NIGHTMARE
Cavalli Flagship Red of 2017. A velvety blend of Shiraz and Grenache. A deep violet red wine, with subtle tannin structure to age for at least 10 years to come. Intense blackberry and ripe plum laced with cardamom and clove; juicy bushberry profile over elegant florals on the nose. Juicy, ripe entry complemented by soft, supple tannins with well-rounded mouthfeel.
PREMIUM RANGE - VALKYRIE
A rich blend of Malbec and Petit Verdot, as delicious as it is unique, the 2014 is a wine that can be drunk now or aged for the next 10 years. Structured mouthfeel carries the purity of the fruit; medium finish delivering balanced wood & alcohol.
PREMIUM RANGE - COLT
Our Maiden Cabernet Sauvignon. This wine shows the progress and potential of Cavalli. Strong Dark fruit flavours overlaying a savoury black pepper and cigar box notes. Gentle feminine tannin structures round off this delicate wine. Drink Now or Cellar for 10 years.
PREMIUM RANGE - FOAL CHARDONNAY
The epitome of quality from the Estate. A Single French Oak barrel. A Single Variety. Barrel fermented. Essences of apricot and honey-roasted almonds with a subtle cream flavour. Aged on the lees for 18 months in one French oak barrel, bottled unfined and unfiltered. Drink now or cellar for up to ten years from vintage.
PREMIUM RANGE - FOAL VERDELHO
The epitome of quality from the Estate. A Single French Oak barrel. A Single Variety. Barrel fermented in old French oak to give complexity and richness; aromatic and floral with subtleties of honey and fig. Aged on the lees for 18 months, bottled unfined and unfiltered. Bold but well structured acidity lending to a fruit driven wine with good ageing potential for up to 10 years after vintage.