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 charming single varietal Vinho Verde made using Loureiro grapes. A fragrant and expressive wine; Loureiro means `laurel` due to the similar aroma of the berries to the laurel tree. This fresh and zesty wine has notes of honeysuckle, orange blossom, acacia, apple and white peach.
The A Mano Bianco is a blend of Fiano and Greco from Puglia. This wine is full of aromas of white peaches, ripe pears, nectarines and a touch of jasmine. It has a racy acidity lifting the ripe fruit. The body is full and satisfying with a fresh acidity and a light spritz from the cool, long fermentation.
The Les Fantasies de Capion Coup de Foudre Blanc is a Chardonnay Viognier blend from the Saint Guilhelm Le Desert IGP. A fresh and fruit forward wine with aromas of citrus fruit, melon and white flowers, a lush and soft palate and clean elegant finish.
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.
A single varietal Vinho Verde made from Avesso grapes. The wine is a pale lemon in colour, this Avesso has notes of melon, pear and blossom on the nose. The palate is medium bodied with a silky mouthfeel and a balancing, fresh citrus acidity. White peach, ripe apple and honeysuckle.
Le Logis de la Bouchardiere dates back to 1850, and is headed up by Cabernet Franc king Bruno Sourdais. This is the flagship wine from the estate and represents everything that makes Chinon great. On the nose the wine has complex aromas of chargrilled peppers, violet, pencil lead and crushed stone.
A fantastic little Sauvignon from Constantia. Intense varietal character is the cornerstone of this classically-styled Sauvignon blanc, combining tropical fruit flavours with a well-integrated minerality. A wine of freshness, impeccable balance and great length
Chateau de la Selve are based in the Ardeche. Petite Selve is described as a vin de copain, with equal amounts of young vine Cinsault and Grenache with 20% Syrah. This is a bright juicy wine, packed with concentrated red fruit. The cuvaison is shorter at 20 days and has 30% of the press juice from the rosé wine added before fermentation.
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.
This is an Appassito wine made from partially dried Primitivo grapes, imparting a richness and depth of character. A deeply coloured wine with exuberant perfumes of ripe red and black berry fruits, with notes of spice from the oak ageing. Made in the style of an Amarone, it is concentrated and opulent on the palate, with great balance.
Le Chemin des Garennes from Chateau Capion is a blend of Roussanne and Bourboulenc from the Languedoc. A pale golden yellow in colour, the wine displays aromas of mandarin, white peach and lemon zest with notes of fennel, white flowers and wet stone. Barrel ageing lends the wine weight on the palate which is balanced by a refreshing acidity.
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.
Duistinctive Torrontes from Uruguay. The wine is pale golden yellow in colour, a complex and generous bouquet with suggestive honey and spice aromas. Fresh, crisp and well balanced on the palate. Pisano was recently awarded the trophy for `best Torrontes produced in South America`.
Rich and bold, this Zinfandel is hand harvested from select, sustainably grown Old Vine blocks from 35 to 104 years old. Gently pressed, this wine goes through an extended fermentation to further enhance the zesty black fruit flavors that have made this irresistible wine our most popular and sought after offering.
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
Chateau Les Croisille is part of a new wave of producers in Cahors. Silice is all from hand-harvested grapes grown on a rare combination of silica-rich red clay and iron soils on the Luzech plateau. Only around 5% of the appellation enjoys such a soil profile. The vines here are around 30 years-old.
Clairette Blanche is a variety that has a very long history not only in Stellenbosch, but in South Africa. Sadly due to popular demand of other varieties, a lot of it was ripped out. Luckily this little block in the Polkadraai is still in the ground and is said to be one of, if not the last block in Stellenbosch.
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.