Driven by his passion from crafting his love of wine and his yen for the unusual, Thys took guidance from farmer and wine maker Peet Smith of the farm Dagbreek. Together they crafted this fine wine. Dagbreek is situated in the heart of Breedekloof region of the Western Cape near Rawsonville. Rare in South Africa, Carmeniere is a french grape cultivar which is almost extinct in France due to the damaged caused by the phylloxera invasion in the late 19th century. Due to the remote location the Carmeniere vineyards of the central Chilean Valley, sheltered from the ravages of phylloxera has become the home of the largest Carmeniere production.
The grape produces at deep red wine which is medium bodied the gentle tannins.
Tastings have elicited comments like "smokey" , "spicy" , "earthy".
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Born from their passion for crafting their love for wine , their yen for the unusual and with the leadership of wineman Peet Smith of Dagbreek Hans, Rob, Berthold and Thys have crafted this fine wine. Rare in South Africa,...
Born from his passion for crafting his love for wine , his yen for the unusual, guided by winemen Peet Smith, Thys has crafted this fine wine. The Nebiollo grape is not well known in South Africa but a stalwart in Italian...
The Wine In March 2017 whilst working on his annual wine project at the farm Dagbreek in the breedekloof Valley, Thys met Mathilda, a Junior winemaker working at the Du Toits Kloof Winery. Her father , a farmer on the...
Born from his passion for crafting his love for wine, his yen for the unusual of wineman Peet Smith of Dagbreek, Thys has crafted this fine wine. Rare in South Africa, Tinta Amarela is Portuguese cultivar common in the Duoro...