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Winemaking Philosophy

After the harvest, the grapes are taken into a winery and prepared for primary ferment. At this stage red wine making diverges from white wine making. Red wine is made from the must of red or black grapes and fermentation occurs with the grape skins, giving color.
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The legacy of the Marais family and 400 year wine-making history continues to live on at the estate. Set amongst manicured lawns and ancient oak trees, Plaisir de Merle offers an exquisite setting for tastings, cellar tours, private functions and...

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Buying and Tasting

Plaisir de Merle’s wines are known for their exceptional ageing potential, depth of flavour and complex character. You can purchase your wine when visiting the estate or from leading wine retailers, our international agents and online at...

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Facilities & Accommodation

The historic Manor House dates back to 1764 and opens up to a magnificent vista of the Simonsberg Mountains and cascading vineyards. Period furniture with modern touches and exquisite cuisine turns private functions, weddings and overnight stays...

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The Cap Classique Garden Party
The Cap Classique Garden Party
Live Wine Tasting with Dr Peter
Live Wine Tasting with Dr Peter
Three of South Africa’s top wineries offer a memorable weekend getaway
Three of South Africa’s top wineries offer a memorable weekend getaway
Plaisir de Merle Grand Brut sparkles with Gold
Plaisir de Merle Grand Brut sparkles with Gold
Plaisir de Merle participates in Inter Hotel Challenge
Plaisir de Merle participates in Inter Hotel Challenge
The Franschhoek Cap Classique & Champagne Festival
The Franschhoek Cap Classique & Champagne Festival
Plaisir de Merle Wines taking home Gold
Plaisir de Merle Wines taking home Gold
Plaisir de Merle rated gold by top judges
Plaisir de Merle rated gold by top judges
HQ Fine Wining 2018 with Plaisir de Merle
HQ Fine Wining 2018 with Plaisir de Merle
Plaisir de Merle Merlot Awarded as one of the Best
Plaisir de Merle Merlot Awarded as one of the Best
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