Their estate wines are made with pride in provenance and humility in craftsmanship. They strive to make wines that are juicy yet structured, elegant, and above all authentic to the place they are grown.
Noble Hill is located in the Simonsberg-Paarl appellation of origin, which has made some of South Africa’s finest wines dating back to the late 17th century.
South Africa may be defined as a New World wine producer but this can be a bit of a misnomer: our vineyards are planted in some of the world’s oldest soils. The decomposed granite soils that define their vineyards give this wine an earthy, cool and distinctively Old World character. Black fruit, cedar, and a hint of spice.
This wine shows fresh primary fruit aromas of citrus, lemon curd, and orange blossom. With aging of 1-2 years these characters will give way to darker toast and whiskey peat. There’s enough fresh fruit here to titillate the easy-drinker, but structure to hold up to stronger flavours like roast chicken or duck.
The Noble Hill Blanc de Blancs shows a delicate array of aromas and flavours. Fruit notes include melon, pineapple, and hibiscus flower. Mineral notes elicit flint stone covered in moss. The structure of the wine is linear with racy acidity balanced by rich fruit. The bubbles are elegant and finely formed, with just enough fizz to start a celebration of...
Deep, clear colour with an intense aroma of fruitful ripe plum and a hint of tobacco leaf. The palate is focused with lingering black fruit and robust tannins. This wine pairs wonderfully with game meats such as pigeon, springbok, or kudu. Enjoy confidently through 2023.
This rosé stands out with a light salmon pink colour and a bit of orange peel on the rim. The wine elicits aromas of rose water, strawberries, watermelon, and black currant. It has a crisp, dry finish and is perfect alongside the braai. Serve chilled, at 7-9°C.
This Syrah reminds of fresh black cherries, liquorice, and dark chocolate: a perfect match for rich flavours. The wine is smooth and balanced to delight the connoisseur and convert the newcomer. The oak is well-integrated and will age through 2018 or beyond. Some sedimentation may occur in bottle.
This Viognier has bright, explosive, floral aromas of honeysuckle and orange blossom. The primary fruit expression is peach and pear, with a hint of straw. The lengthy, dry finish reveals a bit of spice and dried herbs. This wine is ready to be enjoyed now and can be cellared through at least 2018.