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The Story behind our 1908 Muscadel

The Rietvallei 1908 Red Muscadel is a unique dessert wine, made from the oldest red Muscadel vineyard in South Africa. The bush vine was planted on the Estate in 1908, by the second generation of the Burger family, and consists of approximately a quarter of a hectare. At more than a 100 years old, these bush vines have an extremely low yield, resulting in an excellent fruit concentration. Muscadel was the first wine made on the estate and the original Muscadel-making recipe is still used to this day (for many years...