We are not planning to substantially increase our production, preferring to remain diligent in our pursuit of wines of distinction.
The name “Black Pearl” was inspired by the fact that the vineyard is situated on the slopes of Paarl Mountain, and Paarl Rock resembles a black pearl after it has rained. Black pearls also have rarity value. The name of our blend “Oro” comes from the God Oro, King of the Firmament, who gave the black pearl as a gift to the ocean.
“They’re friendly Yanks, are the Nashes of Rhenosterkop Farm, on the Agter-Paarl slopes. “Just give us a call,” they say of their tasting times. They’re equally relaxed about visitors who want to walk on the property, situated in a conservation area with pristine renosterveld and rare flora..