The Colours of La Motte Syrah

La Motte’s Syrah wines are acclaimed for their elegance. Perhaps the wines find their classic style in the origin of the grapes - a natural fruitiness from the Franschhoek Valley and the cool climate complexities from the Cape South Coast. Perhaps it is winemaking inspiration from France, where La Motte’s vinicultural heritage began or perhaps it is because the estate’s celebrated way of combining wine and food is all about subtlety and balance. The calm and caress of blue come to mind when enjoying a glass of La Motte Syrah and that is what inspired our short film: The Colours of La Motte Syrah. Watch now.

Enjoy all the charm of La Motte Syrah with our special August offerings.

A winter-warming 10% less on La Motte Syrah

To make the most of the last bit of winter, order your favourite from the La Motte Syrah stable and pay 10% less.

Available online or from the La Motte Tasting Room, this offer applies to the current vintages - 2017 La Motte Syrah and 2017 Pierneef Syrah Viognier, as well as some special vintages from the Rupert Vinoteque: 2003, 2008 and 2013 La Motte Shiraz/Syrah as well as the 2008, 2010 and 2015 Pierneef Shiraz/Syrah.

Also available as a 1.5 Litre La Motte or Magnum Pierneef Syrah Viognier for the perfect gift!

Discount valid until 31 August 2021.

Celebrating Seven Days of Syrah

Visit the La Motte Tasting Room during the Seven Days of Syrah and choose a special Syrah tasting curated by the chairman of Shiraz South Africa and La Motte’s celebrated cellarmaster, Edmund Terblanche.

Presented by one of the estate’s Wine Tasting Ambassadors, the line-up comprises the current vintage Franschhoek origin La Motte Syrah, the renowned Pierneef Syrah Viognier with its cool Cape South Coast character, the estate’s flagship Hanneli R as well as a special vintage from the Rupert Vinoteque.

Tastings cost R80 per person. Available from 21 to 28 August.

Vinoteque Tasting

Explore the history and evolution of the wines of La Motte with this innovative and informative tasting of the Cellarmaster’s choice of older vintages and special Syrah styles.

Sit down to an elegantly presented, personalised tasting and discover why La Motte’s Syrah wines enjoy such global acclaim.

By appointment only. R250 per person.

Syrah and Venison

There’s something about Syrah that works beautifully with venison. Or perhaps it is the other way round. But Syrah understands the flavours that also work well with venison. Earthy notes, a subtle smokiness, fragrant herbs and spices and the charm of fruity sweetness.

Find the beauty of such a combination in Chef Eric’s recipe for Fire-roasted venison leg, braised kale and honey roasted parsnips.

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