Bot River is rather a hidden gem. It seems to attract unpretentious types whose hospitality is genuine and warm, and whose wine reflects their love of life. It is worth exploring the region simply to enjoy its particular ambience and to sample the range of excellent wines produced by passionate, big-hearted winemakers. Particularly worthwhile are their Chenin Blanc, Shiraz and Pinotage ranges. Any time spent there will pass in a most pleasant way.
The Wines: Cool climate Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Noir, Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon. New Plantings: Chenin Blanc and Chardonnay. PaardenKloof Estate was established on the slopes of the Babylonstoren Mountains in 2003. The unique terroir of our 1430-hectare farm finds expression in its highaltitude shale and sandstone vineyards. Leopard, caracal, wild buck, foxes, jackals, eagles, hawks, peregrines,