Cabernet Sauvignon

Fleur de Cap (2012) Bergkelder – R200
Full-bodied wine is ruby in colour, with aromas of ripe berries and cherries, underlined by Elegant oak spices. Well balanced and velvety with gentle tannins.

Plaisir de Merle (2012) Franschhoek  –  R270
Lots of red berry flavours with plum and prunes with vanilla and dark chocolate in the background. Full–bodied with dark chocolate and ripe fruit back by spices and soft tannins

Thelema (2011) Stellenbosch  – R390
Complex and stylish , with ripe blackcurrant & Blackberry flavours with a hint of mint and subtle oak.

Shiraz

Rhebokskloof (2012) Paarl   – R200
This elegant wine has beautiful berry fruit and oak flavours on the nose with a delightful blackcurrant spice on the palate

Tamboerskloof (2012) Stellenbosch   – R270
Perfectly balancing ripe fruit and quality oak, the opulent nose follows through in an elegant palate with beautiful soft tannins and a sultry chocolaty aftertaste.

Rijks (2010) Tulbagh   –    R340
The complex nose has aromas ranging from black pepper and liquorice, to blackcurrant; all blending in on a well balanced, full-bodied palate with a firm tannin structure

Kevin Arnold (2011) Stellenbosch   – R390
Could this be the best shiraz in the country!  Benchmark cape-rhone style red from the master of this varietal packed with all the rich spicy fruit and smokey cigar box and farmyard whiffs which hint at staunch wood backing without ever being overpowering

Pinotage

Beyerskloof (2014) Stellenbosch   –  R180
Strong plum flavours with velvety tannins. elegant and soft, medium bodied with a fresh balanced finish.

Lanzerac (2013) Stellenbosch  –   R250
The 2009 Pinotage possesses an excellent deep colour, with ripe berries and plums on the nose and palate with a good mouth-feel and lingering aftertaste

Diemersfontein Carpé Diem (2013) Wellington  –  R270
It is praised for its easy accessibility, its uniqueness, its wonderful rich coffee, smokey overtones on the nose – and yet the preservation of voluptuous fruit on the palate, along with spicy, cinnamon and chocolate notes on the palate

Rijks (2011) Tulbagh –   R380
Banana leaf, cherry and red berry aromas are supported by whiffs of vanilla. These aromas carry through on a full-bodied spicy palate with rounded tannins

Merlot

Anura ‘Reserve ‘ (2014) Stellenbosch  –  R230
Fruit driven, reflecting plum and raspberry overtones. Undertones of dark chocolate and mint

Jordan (2013) Stellenbosch  – R290
Mature vineyards yield opulent fruit with plum, rich blackberry and mocha flavours. Framed by generously rounded tannins and spiciness from maturation in French oak

 Meinert (2012) – R220
Elegant merlot with red ruby colour. Aromas of marzipan, white chocolate and ripe berries on the nose.

Hartenburg (2013) Stellenbosch  –   R310
Silky and elegant with long lasting flavour. Expect black and red fruits, vanilla and orchards of plum

Pinot Noir

Groote Post Reserve (2014) Darling       R290
Continuing its Old World style with a hint of spice, thatch and cherry on the nose and a pleasing. Palate of mulberries and fruit pastilles

Haute Cabriére (2013) Franschhoek      R320
Made from burgundian clones firm and richly dense with signature cherry nose

Hamilton Russel (2014) Hemel – en- Aarde Valley R610
This Pinot Noir is not overly fruity, soft and sweet. It’s generally shows hints of primal character, with a dark, spicy and complex fruit perfume

Red Blends

Rupert and Rothschild Classique (2013) Western Cape – R280
60% Cabernet Sauvignon/40% Merlot. Ripe nuances of blueberry, cassis and forest floor notes; well rounded with abundant yet elegant tannins. Stellenbosch, Paarl, Darling and Durbanville vineyards

Boekenhoutskloof ‘The Chocolate Block’ (2014) Franschhoek  – R390
An expressive nose with intense dark cherry spiced raspberry, black fruit and violet-infused perfume. The palate is firmly structured, yet elegant, with supple tannins and spicy oak aromas covering a rounded mid-palate that reveals purity of fruit and a lifted freshness

De Toren Fusion V (2013) Stellenbosch   –  R780
The true Bordeaux – this Cab/Merlot/Cab Franc/Malbec/Petit Verdot blend has a concentration of pure sweet red fruits, with dense yet fine tannins  

Meerlust Rubicon (2012) Stellenbosch   – R740
Iconic blend of 65% Cabernet 25% Merlot 10% Cabernet Franc. A spicy tobacco leaf and cigar box bouquet. Firm tannins, youthful palate and well finished

Rupert & Rothschild Baron Edmond (2012) Western Cape  –   R710
A sophisticated blend of Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot hand- picked from select vineyards. Matured in new French oak, this unique wine releases elegant blackberry flavours wrapped in layers of cigar box aromas with delicate coriander undertones

 

By the Glass

Beyerskloof (2014)   Pinotage –   R50
Enough ripeness to hold fruit in well-calculated grip, eminently drinkable

Meinert  Merlot –  R60
Elegant merlot with red ruby colour. Aromas of marzipan, white chocolate and ripe berries on the nose

Rhebokskloof Shiraz – R55
This elegant wine has beautiful berry fruit and oak flavours on the nose with a Delightful blackcurrant spice on the palate.

Fleur du Cap Cabernet Sauvignon   – R60              
Full bodied Red with subtle aromas of ripe cherries and berries, underlined by elegant oak spices.