Last month I was lucky enough to visit Cape Town.  My first port of call was the Franschhoek/Stellenbosch area and we popped into the Bergkelder cellar for a Fleur du Cap wine tasting. We had a charming host – Brad – who let us taste a huge range of the wines and explained each wine’s properties and qualities eloquently and entertainingly. We started with the whites – trying their Unfiltered Sauvignon Blanc, their White blend and the Chardonnay.  Brad explains here why their Chardonnay is so good – they use French oak barrels but they take care not to over-oak the Chardonnay. Fleur du cap employs very modern manufacturing methods – including a filtration system that minimises the manhandling of the grapes and uses…