In July we launched our flagship wine the premium, limited-edition Navitas 2009. Mother Nature played her part with a suitably cold winters evening to match the superb Rhone-style blend. A welcoming glass of Armilla bubbles on arrival, a warm fire, and the comparison of 2008 and 2009 vintages by winemaker Corne Marais created an excellent atmosphere. Then the exquisite #FABERfood and the Navitas were paired and found to be in complete harmony. The aromas and flavours complemented one another – long, full, dense mouth feels with refreshing aftertaste. The Navitas’ powerful initial taste, the soft flow on the palette leading to a full-bodied explosion, and a sensual after taste. A perfect companion to the three course meal.

The order of the evening was laughter, long tables, good food, good wine and good company. Don’t miss our La Luna Vintage Dinner to be held on the 18th August.

OTHER DATES FOR THE DIARY

·         9th August: Women’s Day

·         18th August: Vintage Dinner – La Luna 

·         26th August: Spring Field to Feast

·         5 & 6 September 2018: Wade Bales Wine & Malt Whisky Affair in Durban

·         23rd September: Heritage Day inspired lunch

·         29th September: Vintage Dinners – Armilla

·         7th September till end of March 2019: Join us on Fridays after work for our fabulous Avondale Garden Bar where food platters and wine are available for sale

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