Stark-Condé Stellenbosch Syrah 2018
This is our “estate” blend of Syrah. It is primarily from what we call “Block 1,” which is full of fist-size river stones; it is surprising that anything can grow. The dense, structured fruit from that vineyard is complemented by two other vineyard blocks. We added about 5% whole bunch to the ferments. About 50% was done with natural yeasts. All the wine was aged in small French oak for 20 months, 20% new. A fine, elegant style of Syrah.
Stark-Condé Stellenbosch Cabernet Sauvignon 2018
This is our “estate” blend of Cabernet Sauvignon: it is from our 4 Cabernet Sauvignon vineyards, blended with Petit Verdot (10%), Petite Sirah (2%), Malbec (2%) and Cabernet Franc (1%). Matured in...
Stark-Condé Lingen 2017
From the next-door Lingen vineyard, owned by the Krige family. A unique blend of Syrah (66%), Petit Verdot (24%) and Petite Sirah (10%). Lingen has vilafonte soils, different from the...
Stark-Condé Oude Nektar 2017
This is the fourth vintage of this wine after re-planting. Our idea has always been to make what is basically a single-vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon from this unique vineyard. It is not...