Did you know that Scrucap wines by LUX* Resorts are featured in the John Platter wine guide 2017?

Scrucap wines by LUX* Resorts & Hotels have been honoured by a feature in the world known John Platter wine guide. It is a great recognition by the South Africa’s first and still best-selling wine annual guide.


Guests of LUX* Resorts & Hotels staying in Mauritius, Réunion and the Maldives are being invited to ‘say farewell to corks and Old World wines and say hi to Scrucap, a collection of exclusive South African wines specially selected’ for the hotel group. Consultant Kent Scheermeyer says the aim is to offer ‘fresh and delicate’ wines that combine trendsetting styles with quality and value – a goal that should be met, considering the elite Cape wine sources: AA Badenhorst, Paul Cluver, De Grendel, Jordan, Lammershoek, Steenberg and Winery of Good Hope.

“It’s an incredible honour to receive these prestigious ratings. The Scrucap range is made up of wines of fantastic quality, made by passionate and talented winemakers and enjoyed daily by our guests. While I’m thankful for the acknowledgement, this recognition is really testament to the team back at the wineries as well as the skill and passion of everyone involved LUX* ” believes Dominik Ruhl, COO of LUX* Resorts & Hotels.

The Scrucap wines, by LUX* Resorts & Hotels have been consistently improving on quality, responding to the needs and tastes of its audience and having a strong appeal to a wide range of consumers. LUX* Resorts & Hotels’ vision to make each moment matter, and purpose to make people celebrate life, is inherent in everything they do and clearly resonates with all consumers regardless of age, gender or nationality. This, coupled with a quality benchmark that is always set high, means that the LUX* brand endeavor to make each moment matter by offering a holiday experience with a twist; creating a lighter, brighter experience.

The different Scrucap wines are:

  • 3 Valleys Blend 2014 (Steenberg)
  • Chardonnay 2014 (Paul Cluver)
  • Chenin Blanc 2015 (Winery of Good Hope)
  • Pinot Noir 2014 (De Grendel)
  • Popcap Rosé MCC (Steenberg)
  • Popcap Brut MCC (Steenberg)
  • Rosé 2015 (Lammershoek)
  • Elgin Sauvignon Blanc 2015 (Paul Cluver)
  • Durbanville Sauvignon Blanc 2016 (De Grendel)
  • Shiraz 2014 (Paul Cluver)
  • Merlot 2014 (Jordan)
  • Swartland Blend (AA Badenhorst)
  • Syrah Reserve (Winery of Good Hope) 2014
  • Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve (Land of Good Hope) 2013

They have been rated from ‘characterful’ to ‘outstanding’ by the John Platter Guide. South Africa’s first and still best-selling wine annual, Platter’s Guide is the comprehensive, up-to-date and authoritative guide to who’s who and what’s what in the winelands. Featuring hundreds of producers and brands, and thousands of individual wines, Platter’s Guide packs everything you need to know about the South African wine scene into an informative and entertaining format.

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