La Motte

Situated in the beautiful Franschhoek Valley in South Africa’s Cape winelands, La Motte is home to the finest wines, recognised internationally for exceptional quality and a culture of excellence. With its picturesque setting, traditional cuisine and historic charm, La Motte is an enchanting destination for those who appreciate the finer things in life.

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La Motte Brut

A refined Cap Classique with a delicate mousse promising an exciting, fresh wine with dimension. Ample secondary aromas are present including yeasty flavours of baked bread followed by nuts and ripe pear fruit. The entry is soft and foamy and the freshness of the wine lingers with intricacy and pleasing length.

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La Motte Sauvignon Blanc

Attractive engaging gooseberry character on first impression, followed by pineapple, lime and wild grass well balanced by a moderate acidity and alcohol presenting as polished on the palate with medium-round weight and  a vibrant, dry and refreshing finish.

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La Motte Chardonnay

Grapes from one specific site in the Franschhoek area are combined with a secret French barrel selection, to produce the classic flavours that give this style its wide appeal. The wine is light in texture, but has all the charm of a world-class example of this variety, as it has proved to be.

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La Motte Cabernet Sauvignon

An elegant, typically South African style Cabernet Sauvignon made to reflect varietal character. The depth of dark red colour reveals a great vintage supported by an intense blackcurrants, violets, mint and fleshy plum finishing with seamless oak integration, texture and lingering fruit intensity.

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La Motte Syrah

Years of experience in producing this variety has enabled La Motte to combine the grapes of a number of cool terroirs to capture juicy berry-fruit, sweet liquorice, violet flowers and pepper spice integrated with oak intrigue and ripe tannins refined to deliver a medium-bodied, highly accessible wine.

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La Motte Hanneli R
This wine is made in honour of world-famous opera singer and owner of La Motte, Hanneli Rupert-Koegelenberg in a magnificently structured Shiraz dominated blend of Shiraz with Petit Syrah and Tempranillo. Intense and distinctive from the onset showing rose-petal perfumes with blackberry and mulberry fruit as well as cinnamon and black pepper spices. A well structured wine with layers of alluring flavours and fleshy fullness finishing with seamless intensity and discreet minerality.
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La Motte Millennium

A Bordeaux-styled blend first created in the late 1990s to showcase the potential and vision for the quality of red blends from the Cape. La Motte Millennium has long since came of age and continues to impress in class and style with raspberry and mulberry fruit, cinnamon spice and a hint of mint as well as earthiness delivering a complex wine with a smooth entry and firm mid-palate finishing with lingering fruit and discreet minerality.

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La Motte Pierneef Sauvignon Blanc

This wine forms part of the La Motte premium range, which is a tribute to South African artist Jacob Hendrik Pierneef (1886 – 1957), famous for his mastership in portraying the unadorned beauty of the South African landscape and its architecture. Inspiration for the label designs was gained from a limited edition of 128 Pierneef linocut prints. A stunning Sauvignon blanc of great stature and varietal character that captures its origin.

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La Motte Pierneef Syrah Viognier

This wine is a tribute to South African artist Jacob Hendrik Pierneef (1886 – 1957), famous for his mastership in portraying the unadorned beauty of the South African landscape and its architecture. Inspiration for this label design was gained from a limited edition of 128 Pierneef linocut prints and the wine is made in great Côte Rôtie style in the northern Rhône area. It is a unique blend of white and red wine. The flamboyant flavour of the Viognier is a lively complement to the spiciness of the Syrah.