Value varietals from Robertson, South Africa
The Great Expectations range is produced by the family-owned Goedverwacht Estate, beautifully situated in the Bonnievale area on the banks of the Breede River in South Africa. The farm has been owned by the Du Toit family for three generations dating back to the 1950s.
“South Africa is known for it’s value – compared to other regions you get so much more in the bottle for each pound you spend. I’m delighted we found Jan’s Great Expectation wines that offer real varietal specialisms and all at incredible value.” Richard, Founder & Buyer
Currently, the farm constitutes 180 hectares of vineyards and spans a diverse range of terroirs, soil types, and micro-climates.These conditions enable the Estate to produce wines of distinctive character with an inherent fruit purity and elegance. The best sites and vineyards have been identified for each varietal, and only grapes from these vineyards are deemed good enough to be bottled under the Great Expectations label.
The Great Expectations label perfectly encapsulates the essence of the wines and the Goedverwacht Estate’s philosophy in crafting them. Each new vintage brings with it an expectation of even further improvement and new possibilities, going greater with every turn.
The absolute meticulous attention to detail out in the vineyards along with sustainable farming practices and a minimalist approach in the cellar brings about perfectly-crafted wines that are a delight to wine lovers around the world.
Location: Robertson, South Africa
Working with us since: 2018
Our pick of the best wine from this producer: Triangle Bordeaux Blend
Interesting fact: The vineyard sites are selected for their specific site differences so that the right grape varieties were planted in locations that provided the optimum conditions to grow perfect grapes.