Frans K Smit

Our flagship wines and a tribute to our cellar master: two limited release blends handcrafted by Frans K Smit.

Every vintage, a work of art. Every barrel, personally crafted. An internationally sought-after wine with a unique story and rare ageing potential. Our limited-edition Frans K. Smit is named after our Cellar Master, whose track record with Spier goes back 2 decades. Taste our flagship wine.

Frans K Smit

Frans K. Smit White Blend 2017

Frans K. Smit White Blend 2017

"Picked early in the day and season to retain acidity, this is a partnership of Sauvignon with 15% Semillon, fermented in a large foudre and showing herbal top notes, precise, tangy, lemongrass and grapefruit flavours and leesy complexity. 2021-25" - Tim Atkin, MW

Frans K. Smit Red Blend 2015

Frans K. Smit Red Blend 2015

Picked ripe, albeit in a very good vintage, this is a big, bold, age-worthy blend of Cabernet Sauvignon with 50% Merlot, Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot. Showing lots of scented new oak, serious tannins, layers of damson, cassis and blueberry fruit and a hint of graphite, it's a serious wine that needs time to integrate fully.

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Our Ranges

  • Signature Collection
  • Creative Block
  • 21 Gables
  • Frans K Smit
  • Seaward