About the Farm

Situated in the heart of South Africa's Cape Winelands, Arra Vineyards enjoys an ideal location where we grow, produce, and bottle all our wines. The Klapmuts Mountain provides us with an abundance of water and shelters us from the Cape's south-easterly winds, while providing ...

Our Wines

The 74 ha farm is under 30 ha of vines comprising of Cabernet Sauvignon , Shiraz , Pinotage , Viognier , Ruby Cab , Mourvedre , and Merlot . In 2007 the production on the farm was dramatically increased with the view to increase the labels produced .Using only the finest French oak ...

Tasting Room

The Arra tasting room is situated at the heart of the estate, within the vineyards and beside the maturation cellar. We have magnificent views of Paarl Mountain, the Franschhoek Valley and the Simonsberg Mountains. For more details and for directions, click on the arrow below.
  • 2011 Cabernet Sauvignon

    Nose: Dark chocolate, cinnamon, mineral, herbs, vanilla, liquorice, tobacco leaves

    Palate: Almonds, cardamom, cherries, black pepper, cherries, raspberry

    85 % Cabernet Sauvignon
    15 % Merlot
    TA: 6.60
    RS: 2.90
    Alc: 15%
    ph: 3.61
    Wooded: 24 Months
  • 2014 Viognier

    Nose: Pear, Stewed peaches, grenadilla, tangerine, geranium, lemon verbena

    Palate: Lemon, lime, kumquat, peach, vanilla, creamy, mineral, fine textured

    100 % Viognier
    TA: 5.70
    RS: 2.20
    Alc: 14%
    ph: 3.17
    Wooded: 1/3 Wooded
  • 2015 Blanc de Noir

    Nose: Delicate strawberries, cherries, watermelon, pomegranate, red grapefruit

    Palate: Mineral, fresh berries, strawberries, ruby grapefruit, lemon zest

    100 % Shiraz
    TA: 6.80
    RS: 2.10
    Alc: 12.50%
    ph: 3.02
    Wooded: Unwooded
  • 2015 Natural Sweet Red Blend

    Nose: Cherry, blackcurrant, liquorice, dark fruit, spicy, earthy

    Palate: Mulberry, blackberry, spearmint, cacao, bush tea, fresh cracked peppercorn

    50 % Malbec
    50 % Carignan

    TA: 6.00
    RS: 40.10
    Alc: 13.00%
    ph: 3.76
    Wooded: 18 Months
  • 2011 Viognier – Nobility

    Nose: Gooseberry jam, caramelized sugar, fresh peaches, mineral nuances, lemon rind, rose petal

    Palate: Turkish delight, toffee apple, orange peel, naartjie, dried apricot

    100 % Viognier
    TA: 5.3
    RS: 92.8
    Alc: 13.5%
    ph: 3.72
    Wooded: Unwooded
  • 2012 Viognier – Natural Sweet

    Nose: Lemon, lime, lavender, marigolds, chamomile flower, rose petal, apple blossom, white peach, apricot, green apple

    Palate: Peach, gooseberry, lime, lemon, kumquat, tangerine, creamy, dried apricot, dried apple

    100 % Viognier
    TA: 5.80
    RS: 39.8
    Alc: 14.5%
    ph: 3.54
    Wooded: Unwooded
  • 2009 Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve

    Nose: Blackcurrant, cassis, pomegranate, almonds, mulberries

    Palate: Dark chocolate, oreganum, hazelnut, nougat, spearmint

    91 % Cabernet Sauvignon
    9 % Merlot
    TA: 5.90
    RS: 3.30
    Alc: 14.50%
    ph: 3.66
    Wooded: 24 Months
  • 2008 Shiraz Reserve

    Nose: Cherry, spicy, mulberry, cumin, cinnamon, coriander, cacao

    Palate: Mulberry, blackberry, caramel, good structure, lavender, carpaccio, well balanced, creamy, fills the palate

    97 % Shiraz
    3 % Mouverdre
    TA: 6.00
    RS: 2.40
    Alc: 14.00%
    ph: 3.52
    Wooded: 24 Months
  • 2010 Shiraz

    Nose: Deep berries, spicy, fennel, fynbos, creamy, cherries

    Palate: Blackcurrant, marjoram, apricot, spice, lavender, capaccio

    90 % Shiraz
    10 % Mourvedre
    TA: 5.80
    RS: 3.20
    Alc: 14.50%
    ph: 3.54
    Wooded: 12 Months
  • 2011 Cape Blend

    Nose: Caramel and vanilla, dense and intense, marzipan and nougat, sandalwood

    Palate: Berries, dark chocolate, freshly picked cherries, herbaceous, elegance and complexity

    62 % Pinotage
    22 % Petit Verdot
    16 % Merlot
    TA: 6.40
    RS: 2.80
    Alc: 14.50%
    ph: 3.60
    Wooded: 24 Months
  • 2008 Mourvedre

    Nose: Perfume, violets, lush, rich, prunes, cigar box, cedarwood, Bulgarian yoghurt, fresh cream, butter

    Palate: Cassis, raspberry, blueberry, soft velvet, lively, layers of flavours, hazelnut, nutmeg, fresh cracked peppercorn

    94 % Mourvedre
    6 % Shiraz
    TA: 5.50
    RS: 3.20
    Alc: 15.50%
    ph: 3.59
    Wooded: 24 Months
  • 2008 Shiraz/Mourvedre/Viognier

    Nose: Blueberry, blackcurrant, liquorice, aniseed, sage

    Palate: Creamy, rich velvety, blueberry, carpaccio, marjoram, sweet cherry, black pepper, chilli, almond, apricot, finesse, delicate texture

    88 % Shiraz
    7 % Mourvedre
    5 % Viognier
    TA: 5.80
    RS: 2.90
    Alc: 14.00%
    ph: 3.56
    Wooded: 24 Months
  • 2010 Pinotage

    Nose: Red berries, cherries, lavender, cardamom, raspberry, nougat

    Palate: Blackcurrant, red berries, marjoram, plum, caramel, velvet, raspberry

    100 % Pinotage
    TA: 5.40
    RS: 1.60
    Alc: 14%
    ph: 3.63
    Wooded: 24 Months
  • 2012 Shiraz / Cabernet Sauvignon

    Nose: Red and black berries, rich, prunes, meaty, coriander, tobacco

    Palate: Creamy, rich velvety, spicy, cloves, creamy texture, dark chocolate

    52 % Shiraz
    48 % Cab Sauv
    TA: 5.50
    RS: 1.70
    Alc: 13.30%
    ph: 3.66
    Wooded: Wood Alternative
  • 2011 Viognier – Reserve

    Nose: Lemongrass, naartjie, mineral, flinty, marjoram, yellow plum, honey, pear, apple

    Palate: Clean palate, orange blossom, fresh plum, naartjie, mango, winter melon, hazelnut, many levels of flavour, complexity increases in the glass

    100 % Viognier
    TA: 5.10
    RS: 4.70
    Alc: 13.5%
    ph: 3.66
    Wooded: 9 Months
  • 2010 Merlot

    Nose: Berry explosion, mulberry, earthy, ripe plum, aniseed, spearmint

    Palate: Red berries, glazed cherries, marjoram, cardamom, liquorice

    90 % Merlot
    10 % Cabernet Sauvignon
    TA: 6.00
    RS: 2.90
    Alc: 14.50%
    ph: 3.47
    Wooded: 18 Months
  • 2008 Shiraz Barrel Select

    Nose: Aromatic nose, cherries, blue berry, raspberry, spicy, liquorice, aniseed

    Palate: Blackcurrant, nougat, almond, chocolate, praline, carpaccio, cinnamon, black pepper

    97 % Shiraz
    3 % Mouverdre
    TA: 5.50
    RS: 2.70
    Alc: 14.50%
    ph: 3.59
    Wooded: 24 Months
  • 2008 Cabernet Sauvignon Barrel Select

    Nose: Deep blue berries, coriander, cigar box, tobacco, rich, blackcurrant, mushroom, violet, liquorice.

    Palate: Elegant, smooth texture, creamy, beautifully balanced, tobacco, black berries, lingering

    100 % Cab Sauv
    TA: 5.70
    RS: 1.70
    Alc: 14.5%
    ph: 3.73
    Wooded: 18 Months
  • 2014 Viognier

    Nose: Pear, Stewed peaches, grenadilla, tangerine, geranium, lemon verbena

    Palate: Lemon, lime, kumquat, peach, vanilla, creamy, mineral, fine textured

    100 % Viognier
    TA: 5.70
    RS: 2.20
    Alc: 14
    ph: 3.17%
    Wooded: 1/3 Wooded
  • 2011 Viognier – Reserve

    Nose: Lemongrass, naartjie, mineral, flinty, marjoram, yellow plum, honey, pear, apple

    Palate: Clean palate, orange blossom, fresh plum, naartjie, mango, winter melon, hazelnut, many levels of flavour, complexity increases in the glass

    100 % Viognier
    TA: 5.10
    RS: 4.70
    Alc: 13.5
    ph: 3.66%
    Wooded: 9 Months
  • 2008 Shiraz/Mourvedre/Viognier

    Nose: Blueberry, blackcurrant, liquorice, aniseed, sage

    Palate: Creamy, rich velvety, blueberry, carpaccio, marjoram, sweet cherry, black pepper, chilli, almond, apricot, finesse, delicate texture

    88 % Shiraz
    7 % Mourvedre
    5 % Viognier
    TA: 5.80
    RS: 2.90
    Alc: 14.00
    ph: 3.56%
    Wooded: 24 Months
  • 2010 Shiraz

    Nose: Deep berries, spicy, fennel, fynbos, creamy, cherries

    Palate: Blackcurrant, marjoram, apricot, spice, lavender, capaccio

    90 % Shiraz
    10 % Mourvedre
    TA: 5.80
    RS: 3.20
    Alc: 14.50
    ph: 3.54%
    Wooded: 12 Months
  • 2008 Mourvedre

    Nose: Perfume, violets, lush, rich, prunes, cigar box, cedarwood, Bulgarian yoghurt, fresh cream, butter

    Palate: Cassis, raspberry, blueberry, soft velvet, lively, layers of flavours, hazelnut, nutmeg, fresh cracked peppercorn

    94 % Mourvedre
    6 % Shiraz
    TA: 5.50
    RS: 3.20
    Alc: 15.50
    ph: 3.59%
    Wooded: 24 Months
  • 2011 Cape Blend

    Nose: Caramel and vanilla, dense and intense, marzipan and nougat, sandalwood

    Palate: Berries, dark chocolate, freshly picked cherries, herbaceous, elegance and complexity

    62 % Pinotage
    22 % Petit Verdot
    16 % Merlot
    TA: 6.40
    RS: 2.80
    Alc: 14.50
    ph: 3.60%
    Wooded: 24 Months
  • 2008 Shiraz Reserve

    Nose: Cherry, spicy, mulberry, cumin, cinnamon, coriander, cacao

    Palate: Mulberry, blackberry, caramel, good structure, lavender, carpaccio, well balanced, creamy, fills the palate

    97 % Shiraz
    3 % Mouverdre
    TA: 6.00
    RS: 2.40
    Alc: 14.00
    ph: 3.52%
    Wooded: 24 Months
  • 2009 Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve

    Nose: Blackcurrant, cassis, pomegranate, almonds, mulberries

    Palate: Dark chocolate, oreganum, hazelnut, nougat, spearmint

    91 % Cabernet Sauvignon
    9 % Merlot
    TA: 5.90
    RS: 3.30
    Alc: 14.50
    ph: 3.66%
    Wooded: 24 Months
  • 2008 Cabernet Sauvignon Barrel Select

    Nose: Deep blue berries, coriander, cigar box, tobacco, rich, blackcurrant, mushroom, violet, liquorice.

    Palate: Elegant, smooth texture, creamy, beautifully balanced, tobacco, black berries, lingering

    100 % Cab Sauv
    TA: 5.70
    RS: 1.70
    Alc: 14.5
    ph: 3.73%
    Wooded: 18 Months
  • 2008 Shiraz Barrel Select

    Nose: Aromatic nose, cherries, blue berry, raspberry, spicy, liquorice, aniseed

    Palate: Blackcurrant, nougat, almond, chocolate, praline, carpaccio, cinnamon, black pepper

    97 % Shiraz
    3 % Mouverdre
    TA: 5.50
    RS: 2.70
    Alc: 14.50
    ph: 3.59%
    Wooded: 24 Months
  • 2010 Merlot

    Nose: Berry explosion, mulberry, earthy, ripe plum, aniseed, spearmint

    Palate: Red berries, glazed cherries, marjoram, cardamom, liquorice

    90 % Merlot
    10 % Cabernet Sauvignon
    TA: 6.00
    RS: 2.90
    Alc: 14.50
    ph: 3.47%
    Wooded: 18 Months
  • 2012 Shiraz / Cabernet Sauvignon

    Nose: Red and black berries, rich, prunes, meaty, coriander, tobacco

    Palate: Creamy, rich velvety, spicy, cloves, creamy texture, dark chocolate

    52 % Shiraz
    48 % Cab Sauv
    TA: 5.50
    RS: 1.70
    Alc: 13.30
    ph: 3.66%
    Wooded: Wood Alternative
  • 2010 Pinotage

    Nose: Red berries, cherries, lavender, cardamom, raspberry, nougat

    Palate: Blackcurrant, red berries, marjoram, plum, caramel, velvet, raspberry

    100 % Pinotage
    TA: 5.40
    RS: 1.60
    Alc: 14
    ph: 3.63%
    Wooded: 24 Months
  • 2011 Cabernet Sauvignon

    Nose: Dark chocolate, cinnamon, mineral, herbs, vanilla, liquorice, tobacco leaves

    Palate: Almonds, cardamom, cherries, black pepper, cherries, raspberry

    85 % Cabernet Sauvignon
    15 % Merlot
    TA: 6.60
    RS: 2.90
    Alc: 15
    ph: 3.61%
    Wooded: 24 Months
  • 2015 Blanc de Noir

    Nose: Delicate strawberries, cherries, watermelon, pomegranate, red grapefruit

    Palate: Mineral, fresh berries, strawberries, ruby grapefruit, lemon zest

    100 % Shiraz
    TA: 6.80
    RS: 2.10
    Alc: 12.50
    ph: 3.02%
    Wooded: Unwooded
  • 2015 Natural Sweet Red Blend

    Nose: Cherry, blackcurrant, liquorice, dark fruit, spicy, earthy

    Palate: Mulberry, blackberry, spearmint, cacao, bush tea, fresh cracked peppercorn

    50 % Malbec
    50 % Carignan

    TA: 6.00
    RS: 40.10
    Alc: 13.00
    ph: 3.76%
    Wooded: 18 Months
  • 2011 Viognier – Nobility

    Nose: Gooseberry jam, caramelized sugar, fresh peaches, mineral nuances, lemon rind, rose petal

    Palate: Turkish delight, toffee apple, orange peel, naartjie, dried apricot

    100 % Viognier
    TA: 5.3
    RS: 92.8
    Alc: 13.5
    ph: 3.72%
    Wooded: Unwooded
  • 2012 Viognier – Natural Sweet

    Nose: Lemon, lime, lavender, marigolds, chamomile flower, rose petal, apple blossom, white peach, apricot, green apple

    Palate: Peach, gooseberry, lime, lemon, kumquat, tangerine, creamy, dried apricot, dried apple

    100 % Viognier
    TA: 5.80
    RS: 39.8
    Alc: 14.5
    ph: 3.54%
    Wooded: Unwooded

About the Farm

Situated in the heart of South Africa's Cape Winelands, Arra Vineyards enjoys an ideal location where we grow, produce, and bottle all our wines. The Klapmuts Mountain provides us with an abundance of water and shelters us from the Cape's south-easterly winds, while providing our vines with ideal soils and north facing slopes for ample sunshine. The 74 ha farm is under 30 ha of vines comprising of Cabernet Sauvignon, Shiraz, Pinotage, Viognier, Ruby Cabernet, Mourvedre and Merlot. Using only the finest French oak barrels, our wines are matured for up to 24 months, while being constantly monitored to maintain their deep, fruit flavours, and creamy textures. At Arra Vineyards, we are dedicated to ensure that our wines reach maturity in the bottle before we release them for sale.

Coenie Van Schalkwyk

Financial & HR Manager

Chris van Reenen

Winemaker & Viticulturist

Illezaan Makriel

General Administrator

Contact

Phone: 021 875 5363
Email: admin@arrawines.com

P.O Box 298
Klapmuts
7625
Stellenbosch, South Africa

Tasting Room

Trading Hours:

Wednesday to Saturday : 09h00 – 16h30
Sunday : 10h00 – 16h30

Phone: 021 875 5363

Orders

Cellar Door
Phone: 021 875 5363
Email: wines@arrawines.com

SA Trade
Phone: 021 875 5363
Email: sales@arrawines.com

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