Delaire Graff Estate

The name Delaire means ‘from the sky’, a suitable name for an Estate nestled high within the majestic mountains and overlooking the vineyards of Stellenbosch. This magnificent estate has achieved what owner, Laurence Graff (OBE), had in mind when he acquired the Stellenbosch in 2003 with a vision to transform it into South Africa’s most desirable wine, art and hospitality experience. Today, the estate features a state-of-the-art winery with a portfolio of multi-award winning wines worthy of their provenance, as well as two outstanding restaurants, exclusive lodges, a luxury Spa and four premium boutiques offering Graff jewellery, 100% Capri fine linens, Vana exotic leather handbags and Africa Nova African artefacts and contemporary design. Delaire Graff Estate is a rare piece of paradise and one of South Africa’s finest luxury wine and lifestyle destinations.

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Luxury Range

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Delaire Graff Summercourt Chardonnay
Delaire means ‘from the sky’. Sitting on the crest of the panoramic Helshoogte Pass, the combination of mountain and maritime influences at Delaire Graff produce intensely flavoured grapes and finely nuanced wines. The Summercourt Chardonnay, named after the vinyeards where the grapes come from, is vibrant and pure, a classic expression of Stellenbosch’s mountainous terroir.
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Delaire Graff Cabernet Franc Rosé
Savour the freshness of summer with this refreshing dry rosé. Made entirely from Cabernet Franc. Made in the same style as Sauvignon Blanc to retain the lovely fresh fruit characters. Grapes come from selected vineyards on the Helshoogte and Helderberg Mountain.
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Delaire Graff Shiraz
Delaire Graaf, is located on the highpoint of the Helshoogte Pass, just outside of Stellenbosch, boasts magnificient views of the surrounding valley. This luxuriously-appointed estate, owned by Laurence Graaf, pays fine and meticulous attention to detail in all aspects of the vineyard managment and winemaking process. The Shiraz is matured in old French oak barrels for 12 months to maintain the freshness of this varietal.

Premium Range

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Delaire Graff Coastal Cuvée Sauvignon Blanc
The Coastal Cuvée Sauvignon Blanc has its origin in distinctive vineyards within the Coastal region: Durbanville, Stellenbosch, Darling, and Franschhoek. Each has its own unique terroir, contributing complex and variety. A small, oaked Semillion component adds additional body and dimension, giving the Sauvignon Blanc a well balanced and multifaceted structure.
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Delaire Graff Banghoek Reserve Chardonnay
This Chardonnay is as multifaceted as the dramatic slopes of its Stellenbosch vineyards. Meticulous vineyard management, combined with exceptional terroir, yields fruit of superb quality. In order to retain freshness, no batonage or malolactic fermentation took place. 10 months maturation in 225L French barrels.
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Delaire Graff Botmaskop
Delaire Graff Estate, awarded best vineyard in Africa in 2020. 20 hectares of premium vineyards planted with Bordeaux reds, are situated on the slopes of Botmaskop Mountain in Stellenbosch. The Botmaskop is a handcrafted, blend of mainly Cabernet Sauvignon, followed by Cabernet Franc, Petit Verdot, Merlot & Malbec. Whole berry fermented to ensure gentle extraction of flavours and matured in 50% new French oak for 16 months.

Icon Range

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Delaire Graff Sunrise Brut
Named after the magnificent 118.08 carat Delaire Sunrise Diamond, the largest square emerald cut fancy vivid yellow diamond in the world, this Méthod Cap Classique, a blend of Chenin Blanc, Chardonnay and Cabernet Franc, is as unique and dazzling as its namesake.
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Delaire Graff Terraced Block Chardonnay
Forming part of Delaire Graff's Icon range, the flagshipTerraced Block Reserve Chardonnay is the ultimate expression of terroir. The contoured and sloped vineyard captures a vast flavour spectrum from varying exposure to the vibrant African sun, resulting in an intricate, classically crafted Chardonnay. In order to retain freshness and pure fruit flavours, no batonage or malolactic fermentation took place.
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Delaire Graff White Reserve
This precisely crafted, barrel fermented white wine is a modern and intriguing white Bordeaux style blend. Comprising Sauvignon Blanc from Darling and Stellenbosch regions, and Semillon that comes from 45 year old Franschhoek vineyards. Part of the icon range, this White Reserve, highlights the virtues of the grape varieties more than the site.
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Delaire Graff Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve
The estate with its breathtaking views from the crest of Helshoogte Pass outside Stellenbosch was acquired in 2003 by London-based diamantaire Laurence Graff. The pursuit of quality is evident in the wines produced here and can be seen in this single vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon. Complex yet refined, the Delaire Graff Cabernet Sauvignon is a sophisticated expression of a classic claret.
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Delaire Graff Banghoek Reserve Merlot
From the oldest vineyards on the Estate, the Delaire Graff Banghoek Reserve Merlot is a raconteur weaving the tale of the property’s humble beginnings. This single vineyard wine is matured in 80% new French oak for 16 months, its serene beauty is personified by silky tannins yielding a luxurious elegance.
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Delaire Graff The Banghoek 2017
A Bordeaux style blend of Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Petit Verdot and Malbec, with grapes coming from the oldest mountain vineyards on the Delaire Graff Estate. The Banghoek is a raconteur weaving the tale of the property’s humble beginnings. Expressions of the site’s splendour are experienced on the palate. Matured in French oak for 16 months, yielding a luxuriously elegant wine.
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Laurence Graff Reserve
The Laurence Graff Reserve holds within its moniker the vision to achieve a classical and elegant claret with gravitas. A single vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon, from Delaire Graff Estate’s mountain vineyards. Aged in predominately new French oak barrels for 20 months. A rigorous selection process identified the top 5 out of 35 barrels.
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Delaire Graff Sunburst Noble Late Harvest
Tropical fruit aromas such as litchi and blackcurrant, with subtle apricot, peach and geranium. Rich and layered spicy tropical fruit flavours abound on the palate with extraordinary freshness. Barrel ageing adds complexity and structure, and a vibrant fruit acidity finish.