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“Wine Tasting”
Review of Haute Cabriere

Haute Cabriere
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Situated on the slopes of the Franschhoek Mountains, Haute Cabriere – The Home of Pierre Jourdan - specialises in still wines and Methode Cap Classiques produced exclusively from Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. The Tasting Room offers visitors a personal introduction to its wines through cellar tours and tastings, in English, Afrikaans, German or French (French and German by appointment only). An informal tapas-style small plates menu is also available to enjoy during the wine tasting. Next door, Haute Cabriere Restaurant treats guests to the “True Marriage of Food and Wine” with a menu that revolves around the estate’s wines.
Reviewed 3 May 2018

We did a wine tasting here on the day of our arrival in Franschoek. Although we arrived late, the staff were friendly and accommodating. The wine tasting was wonderful. Haute Carriere wines are great and we enjoyed the ambiance of the tasting room.

Thank Juanita D
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Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

We booked a cellar tour and sabrage on a Saturday at 11am. The owner’s wife Hildegard gave us the most informative and entertaining wine tasting experience we have ever had in the Cape Winelands. She was so enthusiastic and we had so much fun! It is so interesting to hear about the history of the farm from the person who founded it. Would definitely recommend to all my friends!

Thank Katherine D
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Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

You can enjoy the wine tasting inside the lovely tasting room, or sit outside where you have a spectacular view of the Franschhoek valley. Come back to try both - as the atmosphere inside & outside differs a lot.

Thank Dirmu G
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Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

Stunning view on a windy day..great and professional service..but unfortunately not our favourite wines.

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Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

Very enjoyable morning at Haute Cabriere. Arrived a bit early so they gave us some water to drink as no coffee was available because the restaurant hadn't opened yet. We then did the wine tour and our guide was very entertaining and knowledgeable about the history of the winery. We did the wine tasting outside and there was a good atmosphere amongst our group. White wine and sparkling wine are not my favourites but the ladies in our group thoroughly enjoyed them. The highlight of our visit was when my sister-in-law was chosen to help demonstrate the sabrage. She decapitated a bottle of MCC with a huge sabre! They then mounted the end of the bottle (with cork) and presented it to her. Lovely touch. Overall thoroughly enjoyed and would highly recommend.

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HauteManager, Manager at Haute Cabriere, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2018

Dear Rees Family

Good to hear that you had an enjoyable time at Haute Cabriere.
Please do visit us again in future.

Regards
Tasting Room Management

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