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Spring Launch – Le Lude Cap Classique

Spring Launch – Le Lude Cap Classique

The first release will be the Brut NV and Rosé NV which are both matured for 36 months on their lees (sur latte). These blends are representative of a house style but importantly show traces of both terroir and vintage. Le Lude Cap Classique will regularly sponsor...

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Innovation with Cap Classique – Amorim Corks

Innovation with Cap Classique – Amorim Corks

With its interest in Cap Classique, Amorim keeps a close eye on developments in this exciting local wine category. At Le Lude, a new producer in Franschhoek, wine-maker Paul Gerber is a pioneer in fermentation of Cap Classique on cork. According to Paul, this process...

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Champagne Researchers and I.O.C. Visit Le Lude

Champagne Researchers and I.O.C. Visit Le Lude

A research and innovation group from Champagne and the I.O.C. visited Nic and Ferda Barrows, Le Lude MCC Cellar in Franschhoek. The purpose of the visit was to taste the new Le Lude Cap Classique wines and to discuss future collaboration and projects. Gérard...

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Welcome to the Le Lude News Section

Welcome to the Le Lude News Section

We will be sharing the daily, weekly and monthly happenings on the farm with you, right here in our news section.

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Beauty abounds at the Chelsea Flower Show

Beauty abounds at the Chelsea Flower Show

Currently on somewhat of a Champagne reconnaissance mission in the blossoming European spring, Ferda Barrow and her female progeny decided to make a necessary pit stop at what is arguably the most prestigious and definitely one of the longest standing commercial...

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