Nederburg Baronne 2011

Nederburg Baronne strikes out on its own

  • by Spotong
  • Aug 26, 2012
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Nederburg Baronne 2011 vintage.

Nederburg Baronne, one of South Africa’s top-selling red blends, is now a part of the Paarl winery’s popular Winemaster’s Reserve Collection that has been repackaged as a wine in its own right from the 2011 vintage. 

The Cabernet Sauvignon/Shiraz blend, launched in 1973, is such a fixture of South African wine that for some, the name has come to signify red wine itself. “For many people, Baronne is synonymous with wine, so we thought the time had come to give this ubiquitous satisfyingly smooth red blend a Nederburg pedestal of its own,” says cellar master, Razvan Macici. 

Its classical, almost universal appeal of succulent red fruit flavours, matched by slight peppery, smoky characters, makes it a very versatile wine that goes extremely well with burgers, ribs, hearty pastas and even Sunday roasts,” Macici adds. 

Baronne, closed in the traditional way, under cork can be found in most bottle stores, on supermarket shelves and is listed widely on restaurant menus from steakhouses to family bistros in the city, outlying towns and at game lodges.

Nederburg Baronne retails for around R45 a 750 ml bottle. 

Nederburg Baronne, one of South Africa’s top-selling red blends, is now a part of the Paarl winery’s popular Winemaster’s Reserve Collection that has been repackaged as a wine in its own right.