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The Rose & Crown Hotel
Le Huret, Alderney
UK Channel Islands

Delivery on Alderney is free :-) we deliver Monday to Saturday between 10am and 1pm. Please note that we cannot deliver off-island.

Groote Post

Groote Post is an historic 18th century farm on the Cape's West Coast where winemaking traditions have been revived by the Pentz family. Unique aspects and cool climatic conditions of the Darling Hills yield excellent fruit.


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Groote Post Chardonnay Noble Late Harvest 2006

This maiden vintage from a botrytis infected Chardonnay produced this golden nectar displaying glorious peach and honey flavours offset by a textured but refreshing and uncloying acid structure. With five years bottle age it has brought apricot and orange marmalade flavours to the fore. Makes a delightful finish to a meal. Excellent with blue cheeses. 10. 5% Alc. [read on...]


A B V: 10.5% Vintage: 2006 Color: white Country: South Africa Code: 75779

The Old Mans Sparkling Blush N V

Made by the traditional Champagne methods of bottle fermentation, it is produced from an interesting grape blend of 20% Chardonnay and 80% Pinot Noir. After disgorging and dosage the wine is matured in bottle for a further two years. This time honoured process produces a classic yeasty biscuit flavour. [read on...]


A B V: 11.5% Vintage: non-vintag Color: unspecifie Code: 77333

Groote Post Old Man's Red 2015

A down to earth easy drinking soft and smooth blended red wine made up of 50% Merlot, 20% Cabernet Sauvignon, 20% Shiraz and 10% Cabernet Franc. White pepper, spice and raspberry are prominent on the nose with soft ripe tannins giving an elegant finish. The 'sweet' sensation in the mouth is pure rich fruit. A value for money wine that is perfect to share. Everyone has a favourite Old Man in their life! [read on...]


A B V: 14% Vintage: 2015 Color: red Country: South Africa Code: 82763

Groote Post Sauvignon Blanc 2016

Good vineyard management and early morning harvesting at the coolest time of the day has produced a rich, fresh, fruity wine with comination of ripe tropical fruit - gooseberries, grapefruit, figs and guava giving this Sauvignon Blanc many layers of flavours. This vintage is ripe and full on the palate with good minerality on the finish. [read on...]


A B V: 13.5% Vintage: 2016 Color: white Code: 82746

Groote Post Merlot 2015

A warm elegant bouquet with hints of soft black fruits and subtle hint of mint. On the palate berry and plum flavours are prominent with an explosion of blueberries, blackberries, plums and chocolate giving a wonderful flavour spectrum. A juicy mid palate is supported by soft silky tannins and a brush of oak. [read on...]


A B V: 14.5% Vintage: 2015 Color: red Country: South Africa Code: 82772

Groote Post Chenin Blanc 2015

Careful vineyard management and early morning harvesting at the coolest time of the day has produced an immensely drinkable dry white wine with remarkable fruit intenity and full of character. This 2016 vintage has an abundance of apple, guava and gooseberry flavours. [read on...]


A B V: 13% Vintage: 2015 Color: white Country: South Africa Region: Western Cape Code: 82738

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