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A taste of luxury at the Franschhoek Uncorked Festival at Plaisir De Merle
Plaisir de Merle, R45, Simondium, Franschhoek Wine Valley
Experience the splendor of the Simonsberg Mountain whilst feasting on scrumptious cuisine prepared by Chef Mynhardt Joubert. Enjoy deliciously crafted Kudu burgers with a Plaisir de Merle red wine and dark chocolate sauce, Franschhoek smoked trout sandwiches and a delectable twist on a traditional dessert, milk tart ice cream with koeksister crumble.
Enjoy the light jazzy notes of Marelize Zeeman-Theron and Myrtle Visser as you explore the range of complex, beautifully balanced and multi-layered wines. Cellar master, Niel Bester, will host an intimate private wine tasting on the Sunday (17 September) at 12h00 where you can indulge in the estate’s Petit Verdot, Cabernet Franc, Malbec and the recently launched Charles Marais blend.
Cost per person includes Chef Mynhardt Joubert’s Kudu burger served directly after the tasting. Only 20 seats available and booking essential. email us for reservations.
A Bedouin tent will provide shelter should the weather turn and you can take advantage of a 10% discount on all wines purchased on the day. Festivals goers should note that the tasting is complimentary as part of the Franschhoek Uncorked Festival - we only taste Grand Brut, 2014 , Chardonnay, Merlot and Cab Sauv. Any additional tastings: R 30 per tasting and per glass R 60
Click HERE to make a booking.
time: 11h00 - 17h00
cost: R120 per person
spaces: 20 seats/booking essential
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Plaisir de Merle