Things To Do in RobertsonCloverfield Wines
Where? Off R317, Robertson, Route 62, Western Cape, South Africa
When? Monday to Friday from 09h00 to 17h00. Saturday and General Public Holidays from 11h00 to 16h00.
How? Call +27 (0)23 626-4118
How much? Falls into price group R1 to R100 per person. Confirm with the provider.
Four-leafed clovers have long been a symbol of good luck, and Cloverfield has certainly enjoyed much love, luck and happiness over the years. The Marais family of Cloverfield hail from the original 17th-century French Huguenots that settled in the Western Cape, and now produce world-class wines on this old Robertson farm. It is flanked by the Breede River and the Langeberg, giving the entire area an ambience of serenity.
Today, there is about 110 hectares under vine, and these grapes are known to produce fabulous Chardonnay and Shiraz. However, Cloverfield is also acclaimed for its Sauvignon Blanc, Chenin Blanc, Merlot, Cinsaut, Colombar and Petite Verdot. Discovering a process of cold fermentation changed the profile of the wines being produced in this area, giving Cloverfield the edge.
Wine tastings are a must if you are to get the full range and benefit of this part of Robertson. Other activities include bicycle trails, walking and hiking trails, bird watching, picnicking in the Langeberg and relaxing beneath the boughs of the green foliage that characterises this magnificent part of South Africa.