A charming Aglianico from D`Angelo, with crushed blue fruit on offer, such as blueberries and bilberries, in addition to lavender and dried-tobacco undertones. Full body, chewy tannins and a blackberry-soaked finish.
Four generations of the Roche family have worked the vineyards at Château Croze de Pys, cultivating the local variety `Cot` (Malbec). A modern approach to a very traditional wine ensures a supple, balanced wine with red berry fruit and a touch of oak spice rather than the black tannic wines of yesteryear.
Rhone meets Chile in style, great black fruit with fresh acidity. Bright purple in colour. On the nose lifted floral notes of lavender and violet predominate together with just a hint of white pepper. In the mouth red cherry, cedar and a touch of cloves combine with fresh acidity and crisp tannins leading to a long, vibrant finish.
Deep ruby red in colour, with perfumes of sour cherry and plums with notes of leather and tobacco. Great depth of flavour, with juicy fruit and supple tannins, giving the wine a silky-smooth texture. This wine has a great structure and a fine mineral note on the finish.
Gabrielskloof The Blend is a South african Bordeaux blend. Delicate violets and black fruit on both the nose and mouth are followed by hints of tobacco, leather and caramel flavours. The bright acidity and juicy palate is rounded off with velvety and complex tannin grip.
A blend of Cabernet Sauvignon with Feteascå Neagrå, also known as `Black Maiden` which is one of Romania`s oldest black grape varieties. The nose is intense and full of blackcurrant aromas with notes of coffee and pepper.
The grapes were partially destemmed before treading by foot in the traditional lagars, a hallmark of Quinta do Infantado wines. Fermentation is long at Infantado, producing drier wines, some of the wine was aged in tank and some in oak barrel of various sizes and ages.
Baby Mouchao A blend of Alicante Bouschet, Trincadeira and Aragonez, vinified in Lagares in the traditional way and aged in large wooden vats with a proportion in barrels for 12 months and released after a further 6 months in bottle. A fantastic fruity, full bodied wine with stacks of ripe black fruit and hints of vanilla. Terrific value for money!
The grapes for this wine come from their estate vineyards on the Felton Road. Handpicked and hand crafted, this wine reflects the nature of the vintage displaying great concentration and balance. Red fruits of the forest along with blackberries dominate the aroma, these are underpinned by savoury herb and liquorice.
Lambrusco, really? Yes it`s coming back into fashion and this is frothy fruity and fabulous. Ruby red in colour, with plenty of bright bubbles. On the nose it has a fresh, pronounced and very fine fruity scent.
BEST SELLER This bio-dynamic Primitivo is a lovely ruby red colour. On the nose, aromas of black cherry and violets leap from the glass. The palate is soft and smooth with notes of sweet black cherries and blackcurrant fruits combined with a hint of cinnamon and cloves supported by lovely soft tannins.
This is another organic and biodynamic wine from the Lunaria guys. Montepulciano d`Abruzzo is made from carefully selected grapes and left to ferment naturally using wild yeasts before ageing in a combination of oak and stainless steel for at least four months.
Raptor Post from Fable Mountain Vineyards is a Rhone style blend from Tulbagh. Aged for 12 months in old French Oak the wine is produced in a modern, fruit forward style. On the nose the wine displays fresh brambly fruit characters with peppery sweet spice. Bright and easy drinking on the palate with ripe red fruit and a spicy finish.
Making up 50% of all plantings, Kanonkop`s Pinotage vines have been retained as bush vines to provide optimum sunlight and therefore maximum ripeness.
A deep purple-red colour, with a bright rim. This Pinotage offers notes of raspberry, strawberry and red cherry which is balanced by sweet spice, plum, redcurrant and supple tannins.
This is a great cool climate Pinot Noir from the esteemed Aconcagua Costa Valley in Chile. The grapes were hand picked to ensure optimum ripeness and quality. The wine was aged for 10 months in French Oak barrels to gain complexity without overpowering the fresh fruit character.
Mitolo’s vision is to create individual, handcrafted premium wines built on passion and an uncompromising commitment to quality. Deep purple in colour, this wine shows bright, vibrant, rich fruit. On the nose an abundance of blue and black berries, with mocha and a hint of spice.
A high quality Beaujolais that has plenty of red fruits - raspberries and cherries - with a dusting of pepper. Soft, smooth and lovely fresh acidity. This versatile wine , can be served cool, goes with light fish, spices, omelettes, quiches, mild cheeses, sausages, the list is endless!
Proof that German Pinot is a serious contender (actually now the 3rd biggest grower of Pinot Noir in the world ). Beautiful display of classic ruby colours, cherry and raspberry like flavours and aromas. A hint of oak from the barrique barrel ageing, well balanced, soft acidity and ripe finish. Well worth investigating.
This amazing Cabernet Franc/ Tannat blend is vibrant and packed with aromas redolent of ripe plums, sweet spices and hints of green pepper. Fresh and round on the palate, this is a very pleasant, food-friendly wine.
One of Sicily`s most quality conscious producers with vineyards planted on the volcanic soils of Northern Sicily and on the island of Salina. The red wine is a varietal `Nero d`Avola`, a native Sicilian grape, which has become very fashionable for its rich character and bold structure.
Lifted peppery spice leads into an herbaceous mix of blackberries, currants and cloves. The partial Amarone method produces hints of liquorice, tar and leather whilst remaining fresh and vibrant. The youthful tannin structure will evolve over the next few years to become soft, supple and smooth.
This is one of South Africa`s finest examples of this grape variety. Winemaker Francois van Zyl is good mates with Beyers Truter(the king of Pinotage)and has styled this version to capture big bold plum flavours and complex fruit whilst still retaining a smooth creamy texture.
Deep ruby colour. The nose is full of dark fruits such as cassis, mulberry and blueberry, along with a touch of fresh red strawberry and raspberry fruit and a hint of violet. The wood gives just a touch of complexity on the palate, complementing the fresh, fruity character. Tannins are soft and gentle in this rounded and complex wine.
Laibach were the first certified organic block in Stellenbosch and this wine has become a benchmark for organic wine production in South Africa. Named in tribute to the 3,000 Ladybirds that are released each January to combat the presence of the mealybug and protect the vines.