Wine List

Italian Wines    
Bubblies CVP Lambrusco Classico Dry NV - Emilia Romagna199 
  Very smooth, refreshing taste and a rich, lasting fizz add a festive atmosphere. Pairs well with a variety of meat dishes.  
  CVP Lambrusco Classico Semi Sweet NV - Veneto199 
  Delicate sweetness with a raspberry character and a delightful pink froth.  
  Valdo Prosecco DOC Extra Dry NV - Veneto349 
  Great Value!  
  Filled with aromas of exotic fruit, banana and papaya. Elegant as an aperitif but also excellent throughout a meal.  
  Valdo Prosecco DOCG Brut NV - Veneto489 
  Rich and persistent straw yellow bubbles with a golden bright reflection. Fruity aromas of pear and golden delicious apples.  
White Wines Mascciarelli Trebbiano Abruzzo Montepulciano 2016 - Abruzzo239 
  The owner fought for this Trebbiano clone to be recognised. On Abruzzo soils it creates immensely expressive, a touch opulent wines with expressive fruit and a gorgeous balance of round concentration, floral notes and a mineral freshness.  
  Sella & Mosca Vermentino d’Sardegna 2016 - Sardegna249 
  Pale yellow, elegant and supple, this single-vineyard wine couples fullness of flavour with an underlying acidity.  
  Tasca D'Almerita Grillo 2016 - Sicilia299 
  Citrus notes and minerality. Well balanced acidity and dry with a bold finish. "Grillo" translated, is a cricket or grasshopper.  
Red Wines Badia a Coltibuono Chianti Classico DOCG 2015 - Toscana479 
  Aromas of violets and cherries, tobacco and black pepper. This dry wine, with elegant minerals, is characterised by balanced acidity, great tannin structure and a long, persistent and slightly smoky finish.  
  Donatella Cinelli Colombini Brunello di Montalcino 2007 - Toscana1195 
  The entire winemaking team is made up of women! Dark ruby red. Light oak, intense cassis and black cherry. Beautifully balanced with a hint of mocha on the finish. Spectacular! Sangiovese at it’s purist!  
  Fattoria Mantellassi Morellino di Scansano DOCG 2016 - Toscana289 
  85% Sangiovese, 15% Cabernet Sauvignon & Canaiolo Nero Aromas of violets and cherries, tobacco and black pepper. This dry wine, with elegant minerals, is characterised by balanced acidity, great tannin structure and a long, persistent and slightly smoky finish.  
  Feudi di San Gregorio Primitivo di Manduria 2013 - Campania279 
  The minerality of the wine is balanced by fine tannins and the finish recalls warm notes of fruit and cinnamon  
  Masciarelli Montepulciano d’Abruzzo 2015 - Abruzzo299 
  Great Value!  
  Raspberry and cranberry with hints of violets and tobacco. Medium bodied, aligned to softened tannin.  
  Sella & Mosca Cannonau Di Sardegna Riserva 2017 - Sardinia280 
  Red cherry aromas plus leather and game on the palate with slightly drying tannins and enough rich red fruit to keep dancing on the palate. Cannonau is a Grenache clone!  
  Tasca d’Almerita Nero d’Avola 2016 - Sicilia299 
  Cherries and plums with hints of vanilla and coconut. The fruit, acidity and tannins are in sync!  
  Vietti Barbera d’Alba Tre Vigne 2012 - Piemonte439 
  Bright acidity, soft tannins with good integration of oak, good complexity and a lingering cherry finish.  
Home Grown Italian Varietals    
White Wines Morgenster Vespri Vermentino 2017 - Voor Paardeberg199 
  Sweet muscat perfume, ripe peaches and a little flintiness on the nose belies a full, almost bone-dry, flavoursome palate, balanced acidity. A tribute to late proprietor and "amico" Gulio Bertrand!  
  Terra Del Capo Pinot Grigio 2018 - Franschhoek169 
  The palate offers tangy and succulent notes of peach and nectarine fruit, along with some lemon freshness. Rounded yet juicy, and refreshing with a delightful jujube tail.  
Red Wines Terra Del Capo Sangiovese 2016 - Franschhoek19955
  Smooth, rounded and delightfully ripe, the vivacious fruitiness is skilfully balanced by a gentle hint of oak which adds depth  
Champagne Tribaut Brut Tradition NV -995 
  Fruity and floral notes on the nose. Very fresh and lively. Fine and delicate on the palate, with hints of dried fruit and apricot flavours.  
  Tribaut Brut Rosé NV -995 
  A fruity and elegant Champagne, dominated with red fruit flavours such as blackcurrant and raspberry. Nice mature complexity on the palate along with a superb light salmon colour.  
South African    
Cap Classique Graham Beck Brut NV - Robertson379 
  A consistent flavour of fresh Granny Smith apples with overtones of freshly baked biscuits rounded by a creamy yet fresh mouthfeel.  
  Graham Beck Brut Rosé NV - Robertson379 
  An explosive mousse, intensely savoury with a generous finish.  
  Pierre Jourdan Brut NV - Franschhoek34989
  Chardonnay contributes elegance and notes of lime. Pinot Noir intensity and richness. Crisp, stimulating and rewarding on the palate. The only way to start an evening or luncheon.  
 NewSteenberg 1682 Pinot Noir 2016 - Constantia449 
  A delicate balance exists between the crisp acidity and subtle creaminess on the palate. Stunning onion skin colour. Fruity aromas of raspberry jelly, wild strawberry sorbet, red apple skin and toasted brioche.  
Sauvignon Blanc Boschendal 1685 2018 - Franschhoek199 
  A soft, full-bodied wine with a harmonious palate and coated acidity adding to the zesty, mineral finish. Good balance between acidity and structure, with a persistent lingering length.  
  Catherine Marshall 2017 - Elgin249 
  Mouth filling flavours of passion fruit, lichee and ripe mangoes with a long, pure line of lime sorbet on the finish.  
  Delaire Graff Coastal Cuvée 2018 - Stellenbosch299 
  Rich in tropical fruit flavours, underpinned by layers of gooseberry and nettles. Well balanced and complex, it finishes long, with concentrated fruit and fresh, crisp acidity.  
  Groote Post 2018 - Darling199 
  On the nose fragrances of white stone fruit with quartz-like minerality greets you and a touch of asparagus rounds it off. The palate has great length, showing green fig and gooseberry flavours.  
  Hartenberg 2018 - Stellenbosch22955
  Fresh aromas of gooseberries, white pear and zesty citrus. A clean, vibrant entry that follows through to a mid-palate fullness. An absolute classic!  
  Suggested Pairing: Toasted Almond River Trout  
  Iona 2018 - Elgin299 
  Notes of granadilla and pineapple to the fore on the nose but also lime and a little jasmine. The palate is bursting with fruit offset by racy acidity, the finish long and dry.  
  Klein Constantia 2018 - Constantia299 
  I have always regarded this wine as a Rolls Royce of Sauvignon Blanc! Well integrated with flavours of gooseberries and tropical fruit, expressive of terrior, balanced acidity, the finish is long and rich, showcasing the typical Klein Constantia minerality.  
  La Motte 2019 - Franschhoek239 
  This extremely popular Sauvignon Blanc is highly regarded for its distinctive tropical fruit and green flavours with a rich, generous palate and satisfying structure.  
  Protea by Anthonij Rupert 2019 - WesternCape149 
  Fresh and lively with hints of ripe gooseberry and white pear bouquet. Tropical flavours abound on the palate with a fresh acidity supporting the lingering finish.  
  Splattered Toad 2019 - WesternCape14945
  Flavours of tropical fruit, limes, grapefruit, freshly cut grass and peppers dominate the nose, following through to a zesty, lively palate.  
  Springfield Life From Stone 2018 - Robertson25969
  Life from Stone derives its name from the incredibly rocky soils in which it is grown. Every year the vineyard battles against nature in order to produce highly concentrated, powerful wines with a flinty, mineral character true to the quartz rock in which it is grown.  
  Suggested Pairing: Gorgonzola Asparagus Starter  
  Thelema Sutherland 2018 - Elgin259 
  Prominent aromas of fresh citrus and passion fruit. These follow through on the palate with a lovely long mineral finish. This wine is fragrant and fruity with a dry, zesty finish.  
Chardonnay (Unwooded) Groote Post 2018 - Darling17949
  Pineapple, citrus flavours are in abundance on the nose and palate. This vintage has fresh acidity and concentrated structure with very good ageing potential.  
Chardonnay (Wooded) Boschendal 1685 2018 - Franschhoek189 
  Zesty citrus and ripe tropical fruit flavours. Well balanced with a soft, buttery character from barrel fermentation and maturation add to the complexity and roundness of the wine.  
  Hartenberg 2016 - Stellenbosch28975
  Seamlessly merges tangerine vibrancy with vanilla cream from barrel ferment. Textured and rich yet lean and focused throughout. A peach and cream delight with a dry finish.  
  Suggested Pairing: Calamari Salad  
  Joubert-Tradauw Barrel Fermented 2015 - Tradouw359 
  Elegant and feminine with fynbos floral. Hints of toasted almonds, honey and vanilla. Lively and full mouth Chardonnay fruit, complimented by citrus burst on finish. (Reminiscent of French style).  
 NewOak Valley Beneath The Clouds 2018 - Elgin249 
  I first tasted this extraordinary Chard at source during the Wines 2 Whales mountain bike race. Typical of the region, slow ripening, brings depth of character to this wine.  
  Tokara 2017 - Stellenbosch21955
  There is an abundance of fresh fruit aromas on the nose; ripe honeydew melon, pineapple, peach and citrus fruit; with a hint of toasted oak.  
Chenin Blanc AA Badenhorst Secateurs 2017 - Swartland195 
  Aromas of stone fruit, citrus and some floral notes. Good fruit structure, voluptuous mouth feel and a long finish.  
  Cederberg 2018 - Cederberg17947
  I was fortunate to partake in a harvest here 5 years ago, under the guidance of the super-energetic Cellar Master, David Niewoudt!. Layers of melon, grapefruit and fleshy white pear. Four months lees contact ensures a mouth coating creaminess on the palate with a lively crisp acidity to finish off.  
  Petit by Ken Forrester 2019 - Stellenbosch14939
  A youthful fresh wine with quince and pear drop flavours. Earlier picked freshness shows on palate with crunchy green apple and grapefruit aromas.  
  Villiera 2018 - Paarl159 
  Intense fruit and honey with a hint of wood spice on the nose, including pineapple, guava and citrus. On the palate it is rich and full bodied with good balance and a long finish.  
Chenin Blanc (Wooded)NewKleine Zalze Vineyard Selection 2018 - Stellenbosch229 
  On the palate there is ripe fruit with hints of minerality and good combination of oak gives a full but yet elegant finish to the wine.  
  Marras Piekenierskloof 2018 - Piekenierskloof16944
  Great Value!  
  Grapes grown in this region are exposed to tough conditions. Combination of barrel and tank fermentation. On the lees for 6 months. Spice, quince and pear, make a seductive finish.  
  Suggested Pairing: Zucchini Triangoli Pasta  
 NewLaibach Organic -189 
  Kaapzicht Kliprug 2018 - Stellenbosch249 
  Wonderful sun-ripe yellow fruit with crunchy apple, fresh pineapple and a lick of oak. The palate is medium bodied and fresh, but with fleshy texture and good weight. A rich fruited core of fruit on the mid-palate builds to a crisp, dry finish. From a combination of salt-of-the-earth father and son.  
White Blends Buitenverwachting Buiten Blanc 2018 - Constantia169 
  This full-bodied Sauvignon Blanc based blend offers a variation of fruit characters including ripe gooseberry, green peppers, green melon and hints of tropical fruit. Consistency in a bottle!  
  Haute Cabrière Chardonnay/Pinot Noir 2018 - Franschhoek23959
  You will find an abundance of zesty fruit – most notably white peach, lychee and red fruit – with a delectable full mouth feel and balance.  
  Laibach The Ladybird 2017 (Organic) - Stellenbosch230 
  The medium bodied palate is packed with fruits and the well balanced acidity adds a juicy, but fresh finish. A favourite for the discerning ladies.  
  Nicolas van der Merwe Sauvignon Blanc/Semillon 2017 - Stellenbosch329 
  A true gent of the wine industry and cancer survivor to boot! The wine is a crisp blend with a complex mouthfeel and long fruity finish, balanced and excellent food wine!  
Unusual White Varietals Cederberg Bukettraube 2018 - Cederberg17945
  It has prominent muscat flavours with apricot and floral notes on the nose. A well balanced wine with a delicate sweetness and a crisp acidity.  
Blush Wines Black Oystercatcher Rosé 2018 - Elim199 
  The distinctive strawberry, red cherry and pomegranate aromas originate from the unique way these two grapes are fused. A lingering, dry crisp and mineral taste on the palate.  
  Boschendal Classic Blanc de Noir 2018 - Franschhoek13937
  Hints of strawberry preserve impart an intriguing aroma, characteristic hints of ripe red berries are also evident.  
  Cederberg Sustainable Rosé 2019 - Cederberg189 
  A Shiraz Rosé from sandstone soil, shows elegant aromas of strawberries, watermelon and cotton candy. It has a dry entry with a creamy palate yet it has a crisp finish.  
  Suggested Pairing: Linguine Catharina  
 NewDelaire Graff Cab Franc Rose 2020 -21955
Cabernet Sauvignon Du Toitskloof Selected Vineyards 2016 - Rawsonville159 
  This full-bodied red wine holds aromas of blackcurrant, cassis and spices from ten months in wood. Richly textured on the palate with good supple, dry tannins, ending in a long-lasting, savoury finish.  
  Hartenberg 2016 - Stellenbosch479 
  Cigar box, lead pencil nose with cassis and cherry flavours. Juicy fruit with an elegant finish. A fine example from cellar master and friend, Carl Schultz.  
 NewKleine Zalze Vineyard Selection 2017 - Stellenbosch299 
  (5 Star Platter) Aromas of black cherry, black plum and cigar-box on the bouquet lead to a rich palate of currant and cassis backed up by hints of cedar and oak with fine tannins and a lingering finish.  
  Laibach 2017 - Stellenbosch33985
  Great Value!  
  On the nose hints of cassis and some meat with lovely integrated oak spice also evident. The wine is medium bodied with lovely juicy tannins and a bright fresh acidity. This wine and winemaker friend Francios Van Zyl, were at our wedding table.  
  Suggested Pairing: Char Grilled RibEye  
  La Motte 2016 - Franschhoek299 
  The dark red colour and big extract reveal a great year for reds. Intense varietal nose with blackcurrant, violets, mint and slight plum. Heavy body, but rounded tannins and fleshy consistency.  
  Springfield Whole Berry 2016 - Robertson329 
  Simply de-stemmed, the whole, uncrushed bunches are transported using only a gravity flow system. Whole berry maceration is followed by fermentation with natural yeasts, racking and one year’s maturation in oak barrels. The result is a velvety wine with softer tannins and classical varietal characteristics.  
MerlotNewDe Grendel 2017 - CapeTown300 
  If classic elegance is more your thing, look no further. It first reveals a delicate allsorts of berries – red, black and blue – followed by the alluring aroma of aniseed and liquorice which are all carried through on the palate.  
  Groote Post 2016 - Darling279 
  Berry and plum flavours are prominent on the nose, supported by a subtle hints of mint, resulting in a wonderful flavour spectrum. A juicy mid palate is supported by soft silky tannins and ageing in oak barrels.  
  Guardian Peak 2018 - Stellenbosch17945
  The vibrant red fruit flavours are well supported by soft, restrained tannins that helps create an elegant Merlot with good mid-palate weight and a round, juicy finish.  
  Hartenberg 2016 - Stellenbosch439 
  Opaque, brick red in colour. a melange of aromas permeate the nose, showing truffles, forest floor, violets, plums and cherry. The palate is medium/full bodied, realing juicy fruit, wonderful texture, fine grained tannins and a silky finish.  
  Laibach 2017 - Stellenbosch25969
  Great Value!  
  Good nose with some bitter chocolate, meat and hints of blackberries. Medium bodied with good tannin structure to support an array of flavours.  
  Suggested Pairing: Fettucine Caruso  
  Protea by Anthonij Rupert 2018 - WesternCape189 
  The juicy blackberry and plum flavours are immediately apparent, along with a subtle tinge of spice. Rounded, fleshy and voluptuous texture with a light squeeze of tannin.  
  Steenberg 2016 - Constantia379 
  Great Value!  
  On the palate, this Merlot displays notes of fresh plum, dark chocolate and black olive. Furthermore, it exudes an earthiness and velvety texture that is supported by an elegant tannin structure and juicy acidity. Just gorgeous!  
  Villiera 2016 - Paarl199 
  The aroma shows hints of wood spice with attractive dark berry fruit. On the palate the wine is rich and full with juicy soft tannins and good acidity.  
Pinotage Beyerskloof 2018 - Stellenbosch17949
  The Beyerskloof Pinotage boast with being South-Africa’s most popular Pinotage, and it’s no wonder. This wine has shown a fruity and enjoyable consistency year after year. Classic Pinotage.  
 NewJan Harmsgat 2016 - Swellendam37599
  Dense colour and bold flavour with notes of cigar box, banana tones and cherries. With gentle, ripe tannins on the pallet, delicate sweet note on finish. Low yield from a registered single block (W6), weathered Karoo soil. Exquisite!  
  Laibach 2016 (Top 10) - Stellenbosch259 
  Great Value!  
  On the nose lots of fruits with herbs, spice and mulberry aromas evident. The palate is complex with beautiful balance between wood, acid and aromas.  
  Marras The Trickster 2018 - Piekenierskloof160 
  Great Value!  
  Hand picked, cold fermented and unoaked. A light styled red with rose petals, cranberries and candy floss. aste pure, unadulterated Pinotage!!!  
  Petit by Ken Forrester 2018 - Stellenbosch129 
  Classic Pinotage aromas of spicy mulberries, plum pudding and cherries, supported by smoky bacon nuances. Juicy and accessible with soft palate and delicious fruit concentration.  
  Villiera 2015 - Paarl199 
  This is a new-style Pinotage with subtle oak spice, plums and vanilla on the nose and soft tannins on the palate.  
 NewKaapzicht - Stellenbosch269 
  From Father to son. Danie and Danie Steytler Jnr are masters of their craft! Prune and youngberry with toasted cedar, vanilla and gun smoke. The palate starts out racy, with a red fruited bright core and firm tannins, developing further complexity of sour cherry, cola, green olives and smoke.  
Shiraz/Syrah Boschendal 1685 2015 - Franschhoek199 
  Generous, deep black fruit and riper vintage fruit expression with pepper spice. Richness and juiciness with a round, integrated fruit core and silky ripe tannins. Shows elegant freshness and length with lingering fruit on the finish.  
  Boschkloof 2015 - Stellenbosch399 
  Complex and attractive bouquet of oriental spices, smoked ham and white pepper flavours. There are also lovely integrated tannins on the palate. Well balanced wine with a lingering finish. From another great Father & Son legacy!  
  Cederberg 2016 - Cederberg489 
  Well-balanced with elegant oaking expressing hints of sweet spice and vanilla.  
  Guardian Peak 2018 - Stellenbosch18949
  The dark fruit and mocha shows superb follow through onto the palate. The wine has a well-rounded mouth-feel, elegant velvet tannins and a long fresh fruit-filled finish.  
  Hartenberg 2016 - Stellenbosch475 
  Deep, dark red in colour with spicy, earthy notes on bouquet entry. Also cloves, red and black berry fruit. The palate is rich , fruit-driven and has great balance. Fine, powdery tannins finsh the wine.  
  La Motte Syrah 2016 - Franschhoek299 
  Combines Shiraz grapes of a number of cool terroirs to capture juicy berry-fruit, sweet liquorice, violet flowers and pepper spice integrated with oak intrigue.  
  Saronsberg 2016 - Tulbagh489 
  Great Value!  
  Succulent ripe red and black fruit flavours etched with alluring floral violet aromas and delicate peppery spice supported by fine textured tannins and a beautiful layered dark fruit finish.  
  Thelema 2014 - Stellenbosch379 
  Aromatic and inviting, this flavourful Shiraz shows ripe black fruit, cassis and lovely spice on the palate.  
Pinot Noir Catherine Marshall on Sandstone Soil 2017 - Elgin399 
  Great Value!  
  We have had a very long friendship with SA's best female winemaker; ever since the Barefoot Wine Company! Broad, seductive compote of concentrated black cherries, cranberries and savoury forest floor supported by dry oak tannins. Powerful yet silky texture, complex and seamless.  
 NewOak Valley Sounds Of Silence 2018 - Elgin28975
  I first tasted this sublime Pinot at source during the Wines 2 Whales mountain bike race. Fabulous example of this delicate grape, showing depth and elegance. You have to try it!  
  Suggested Pairing: Mamma's Coffee and Apricot Pot Roast Lamb  
  Thelema Sutherland 2017 - Elgin339 
  This Pinot Noir was aged in French oak barrels for 9 months. The wine is light & clean with perfumes of strawberry, raspberry toned to an elegant finish.  
Bordeaux-Style Blends Anthonij Rupert Optima 2014 - Franschhoek399 
  Great Value!  
  The mouth is succulent and packed with black cherry, blueberry and plum. Complex, layered, rich and powerful without being chunky or aggressive.  
 NewBoschkloof Cabernet Sauvignon/Merlot 2018 - Stellenbosch249 
  A concentrated middle palate with long after-taste of blackberries and undertones of vanilla, fruit and spice.  
  Buitenverwachting Meifort 2016 - Constantia19955
  Warm and inviting nose showing elegant plum, red cherry characters combined with spicy oak and tobacco characters.  
  Cabernet Sauvignon/Cabernet Franc/Merlot  
  Groote Post Old Mans Blend 2017 - Darling159 
  A down to earth, ripe fruit driven blended red wine. Cherry, mulberry and cedar wood are prominent on the nose with soft tannins on the palate giving a smooth finish.  
  Joubert Tradauw R62 2013 - Tradouw359 
  Complex notes gives of raspberries, blackberries and red fruit, followed by a lingering herbal finish.  
  Laibach The Ladybird Organic 2016 - Stellenbosch279 
  Natuarally low in sulphur. Merlot dominated Bordeaux blend, and has a complex nose with hints of spice, chocolate and mocha. Great structure with plum and mineral complexity and a lingering finish.  
  Morgenster Lourens River Valley 2009 - Helderberg389 
  Elegant and accessible entry, fullness is a given. A seamlessly put together palate. Beautiful balance of fruit, wood and acidity.  
  Nicolas van der Merwe 2015 - Stellenbosch379 
  Great Value!  
  Delicate black fruit flavour combined with elegant wood influence. The taste is well-balanced and fruity with a fine tannin structure, complex with a rich finish.  
  Cabernet Sauvignon/Cabernet Franc/Merlot  
  Rupert & Rothschild Classique 2016 - WesternCape359 
  Blackcurrant and plum aromas combined with cedar wood and graphite nuances. Abundant fresh berry flavours with fine textured tannins and a lingering aftertaste.  
 NewPrime Spot 2017 - WesternCape34989
  Winemaker Francois van Zyl is a long-standing good friend of mine. He is the winemaker at Laibach. It is an honour to support this wonderful wine which is his own label! Francois description: An array of redberry, lavender and some white pepper. Some undertones of menthol, mint and dark chocolate also evident. Palate is fresh, elegant and velvety with a long lingering finish. Some soft grape tannin with very subtle oak.  
  Cabernet Sauvignon/Cinsaut (from cold clay soil)  
Rhône-Style Blends Boekenhoutskloof The Chocolate Block 2017 - Franschhoek479 
  A soft, smooth entry, a rich mid-palate and the abundance of red and black berry fruit on the nose follows through with balanced acidity and svelte cocoa powdery tannins.  
  Ken Forrester Renegade 2014 - Stellenbosch249 
  Great Value!  
  This elegant Rhône blend displays Old World Style with New World fruit. Hint of Grenache’s earthy rusticity and Shiraz’s noble spice with hints of nutmeg and salty black olive on the finish. Balanced with soft integrated tannins.  
  AA Badenhorst Secateurs 2018 - Swartland199 
  As off-the-wall as the bearded-wonder, winemaker Adi Badenhorst! The aromas are brooding with complex notes of pepper, liquorice, perfume and black cherries. The palate entry is quite dense with lavender and dark berry fruit.  
Cape Blend Beyerskloof Synergy 2017 - Stellenbosch189 
  Shows an abundance of black fruit upon entry leads to a big, juicy middle with soft, well rounded tannins. A classic Cape Blend with a pleasant lingering aftertaste.  
  Pinotage/Merlot/Cabernet Sauvignon/Shiraz  
 NewBeyerskloof Traildust 2017 - Stellenbosch247 
  Known as the mother, father, son wine! It is an acknowledgement of every person who has been involved in the Pinotage journey, from vineyard to glass. This Cape Blend is a tribute to the legacy of Pinotage by uniting this unique South African cultivar with its heritage, Pinot Noir and Cinsaut (also know originally as Hermitage). Generous amount of sweet fruit, cherries and plum. A well-balanced wine with a juicy middle and soft well-rounded tannins.  
Other Red blends Steenberg Catharina Red 2014 - Constantia489 
  IN HONOUR OF MY BEAUTIFUL WIFE! This wine showcases subtle earthy and spicy aromas of black olives, dried fynbos, mint, clove and cardamom.  
  Merlot/Cabernet Sauvignon/Shiraz.  
  Hartenberg Cabernet Sauvignon/Shiraz 2016 - Stellenbosch19955
  The wine has richness and elegant fruit flavours, the fruit or oak balance is stylish and has a soft, smooth, silky “drink me” finish with good stand time and length.  
  Merlot/Cabernet Sauvignon/Shiraz.  
  Villiera Down to Earth 2017 - Paarl159 
  Mainly Touriga Nacional. An explosion of spice and dark berry flavours with the tannin caressing the palate. The extra dimension of integrated oak was all that was needed to complete the picture of a modern wine that illustrates the art of blending.  
Unusual Red Varietals Baleia Tempranillo 2017 - Riversdale229 
  Great Value!  
  Now under the management of Gunter Schultz, brother of winemaker Karl (Hartenberg) and Rudi (Thelema). Tempranillo is the grape variety that forms the backbone of some of the finest red wines from Spain and Portugal. Baleia means whale in Portuguese. Black currant and cherries, complimented on the palate by a nutty, spicy and savoury flavour.  
  Raats Red Jasper Cabernet Franc 2015 - Stellenbosch399 
  Great Value!  
  Blue and blackberries dancing on a tight rope with focus and concentration, balanced, fine-grained, velvety palate. The lingering finish with hints of fresh mint and cinnamon.  
  60% Cabernet Sauvignon/31% Malbec/7% Petit Verdot/ 2% Merlot  
 NewMarras Piekenierskloof Grenache 2017 - Piekenierskloof17960
  Relatively new kid on the block, Martin Lamprecht, alias Master Marras, is a protégé of David Nieuwoudt. Ripe cherries and strawberries on both nose and palate. Delicate wood intergration leaves a wonderful, juicy finish.  
 NewSteenberg Nebbiozo 2017 -499 
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