Paul Cluver Wines
Paul Cluver Wines are the result of a close-knit family who are dedicated to the holistic production of fine handcrafted wines. Guided by Dr Paul Clüver, Neurosurgeon, Apple farmer and chairman of Capespan and Vinfruco, the companies whose visionary and pioneering spirit created the foundation for Paul Cluver Wines.
Paul Clüvers vision for the family run business is-To combine the tremendous diversity of mesoclimates and soil of our farm and the passion of our family to develop great and distinctive wines.
This vision is ably carried by G.M. Paul Clüver junior, and Winemaker Andries Burger, married to one of the Clüver daughters Inge. Andries qualified in viticulture and oenology at Stellenbosch University. Andries Burgers winegrowing credo is focused on expressing the Elgin Terroir through handcrafted individual wines with fruit intensity, balance and elegance. Dr Clüvers wife Songvei and daughter Karin are deeply involved with the nurturing and upliftment of the De Rust farming community.
Breaking News !
Paul Cluver Chardonnay 2009 was awarded the Old Mutual Trophy at a ceremony on Monday 17th May 2010.
The Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show is South Africas premier wine competition that recognises the top local wines and winemakers, and honours excellence in the wine industry.
It is widely regarded as the countrys most credible wine show, largely due to the quality of its judging process. The tasting panels comprising leading South African and international wine judges subject wines to the most rigorous scrutiny. (For more information visit www.trophywineshow.co.za).
The success of the previous vintage Chardonnay included 5-stars in the John Platter 2010 guide. The Old Mutual Trophy is a clear indication that the latest vintage Chardonnay will stand up to its predecessor well.
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