KEY FACTS

Region: Franschhoek

Varieties: Zinfandel & Chenin Blanc

Known for: 300 year old Franschhoek heritage estate

About Grande Provence

Grande Provence Estate wears its 300 year history with dignity. Sitting in the magnificent Franschhoek Valley in South Africa’s Western Cape, its lush vines spread across 47 acres with gentle vistas over the valley floor and the rugged mountains beyond. This is heartland South African wine country at its very finest.

The story of Grande Provence is steeped in folklore. The estate range, called Angels Tears, had been around for more than 10 years when the legend began that angels had descending onto the estate during harvest and while sipping the wine they cried tears of joy. Our original wine in the range is the semi-sweet, to which we have added three more wines to complete the series. It is fruity, light and pleasant – wines that taste best when shared with friends.

Our newly rebranded label incorporates elements of the estate; butterflies, cherry blossoms and one of our local squirrels from the big oak tree.

We have the first 100% Chenin Blanc/Muscat amphora wine which was nominated wine of the year by Tim James.

“I place the highest emphasis on viticulture and sustainable farming methods ensuring exceptional fruit with which to reflect South Africa’s world-class terroir in an elegant style of fruit expression and ageability.” – Matthew van Heerden

THE WINEMAKER

Matthew van Heerden

is well known in winemaking and viticulture circles. He was Young Winemaker of the year 2011 and he produced one of the world’s best Chardonnays, as voted by International Wine and Spirit Competition.

The Wines

Grande Provence Angel Tears Sauvignon Blanc 2015

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Grande Provence Angel Tears Muscat D'A Chenin Blanc 2013

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Grande Provence Angel Tears Rose 2013

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Grande Provence Angel Tears Merlot Cabernet Sauvignon Fruity Red 2014

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Grande Provence Angel Tears Red Blend 2012

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Grande Provence Angel Tears Merlot Cabernet Sauvignon Shiraz 2012

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Grande Provence Sauvignon Blanc 2015

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Grande Provence Chenin Blanc Viognier 2016

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Grande Provence Chenin Blanc Viognier 2016

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Grande Provence Sauvignon Blanc

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Grande Provence Chardonnay 2015

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Grande Provence Pinot Noir 2012

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Grande Provence Cabernet Sauvignon 2010

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Grande Provence Shiraz 2009

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The Grande Provence 2014

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