The Domaine des Marrans Morgon comes from the Corcelette vineyard, with an average vine age of 50 years. This is a full-bodied Beaujolais Cru with intense plum and cherry aromas. It`s drinking well right now but will certainly reward cellaring.
With Amatra Chenin, Cathy aims to apply a classic, cool, restrained approach to a generally accepted warmer climate variety found in most of South Africa. Intense aromas of peaches and glacé pineapple. Marzipan with fresh crunchy apple acidity fans out the tail on the finish.
Cathy Marshall`s Peter`s Vision Merlot is styled around the fruit paradigm grown in a cool, maritime climate prevailing in the Elgin Valley. Classic, restrained elegance with a mouthfilling fruit core, and pronounced aromatics of fresh black plums, mulberries, violets and pencil shaving minerality.
The Lady symbolises the expressive characters captured by different varieties – the fragrance and richness of Viognier, the finesse of Hárslevelü, the freshness of Sauvignon Blanc, and the enticing texture that Semillon offers. A blend of Viognier 52%, Semillon 21%, Hárslevelü 16% and Sauvignon Blanc 11%.
Big Easy Cabernet was sourced from the Helderberg region within Stellenbosch, with selected parcels from different coastal regions to complete the blend. The great vintage of 2015 gives the Big Easy Cabernet Sauvignon a slightly more serious side. Rich and elegant with notes of dark chocolate, cinnamon spice and ripe plums fill the glass.
The Steytler Range is the culmination of Kaapzicht`s best wines in exceptional vintages only, forged by tradition and four generations of Steytler passion. A muscular Bordeaux-style blend (60% Cabernet Sauvignon, 15% Merlot, 15% Cabernet Franc, 5% Petit Verdot, 5% Malbec) that exudes power and concentration.
The Domaine des Marrans Chiroubles comes from two plots located in Les Cotes and Crozet with fifty year old vines on two very well exposed, steep slopes. The wine is deep red in colour, the nose is an explosion of black cherry and ripe berry fruit.
The Domaine des Marrans Fleurie is the flagship of their estate. An elegant, refined and subtle wine with blackcurrant, raspberry and floral aromas on the nose, while dark berry fruit dominates the palate.
Bodega Colomé was established in 1831 by the Spanish Governor of Salta, Nicolás Severo de Isasmendi y Echalar. In 1854, his daughter Ascensión, who was married to José Benjamín Dávalos, brought the first French pre-phylloxera Malbec and Cabernet Sauvignon vines to Colomé.
The 281 represents the pinacle of Chateau Minuty`s wine making prowess, an exceptional provence rosé. The pale hue and translucent reflections of this rosé heralds a delicate wine with an intense and complex bouquet. The fineness of white fruit aromas is disclosed through iodine notes, giving it a unique character.
Seresin taste all of their Chardonnay after a year in barrel and only the finest is selected to become the Reserve. The wine is aged for a further six months in old oak puncheons gaining balance, depth and complexity. The 2015 Chardonnay Reserve is a wine full of concentration and poise.
Boschkloof Conclusion is a true expression of good grape quality and terroir. The wine was made as natural as possible. On the nose the aromas are mixed herbs, plum and some lovely perfumed cigar box flavours. The wine is highly concentrated with a big, but elegant mid-palate and a long finish. This wine has great potential for ageing.
A fantastic single vineyard Chenin Blanc from the Opstal Estate in the Western Cape.The beauty of this wine is even though it stays the same each year (as it’s harvested from the same Single Vineyard classified block on the farm), each year is different.
Horse Kick Cider is locally pressed at Chasemore stud farm. Hand made and about as natural as you can get. The Whisky Keg Cider has been fermented in ex-Laphroaig whisky casks imparting a wonderful smokiness to the cider.
A single vineyard old vine Cinsault from Stellenbosch. Taking their fruit from a patch of old bush vines in the shadow of the Helderberg, facing west towards False Bay, this impressive Cinsault has a marked ocean influence.
A single vineyard Cinsault from Swartland. As you’d expect from a wine produced in the Swartland, this is the biggest and most powerful of the Milners’ four Cinsault releases. Broad, plush and savoury, with bush vine concentration, some stemmy spice and bramble and strawberry fruit.
Patatsblanc is a blend of old vine Colombard and Chenin Blanc from Montagu made by Reenen Borman of Boschkloof fame. This is a mineral wine with concentrated citrus notes, crushed stone, delicate herbal aromas and a touch of freshly cut grass. The wine displays fleshy stone fruit on the palate with a lean Chablis like character. Stunning.
Dog Point is a vibrant, perfumed Sauvignon Blanc characterised by freshly squeezed citrus and dried herbs. The wines juicy palate and fresh acidity upfront is followed by a soft, round texture. The quality and