Wine Club Selections for October

By |September 29th, 2018|

6 bottles of red for R613.00
Vriesenhof GSM 2016 is 50% grenache with 34% shiraz and 16% mourvedre from Stellenbosch matured for 12 months in 2nd fill French oak. Rich aromas of strawberries and blue berries with a deeper dark fruit component on the mid-palate, with cherries and white pepper on the finish.

DA Hanekom Putfontein Pinotage 2016 by […]

Introduction: Semillon and Pinotage

By |September 28th, 2018|

Semillon and Pinotage six pack
This month we’ve put together a small introduction to Semillon and Pinotage. Buy these 6 wines for R1068.00 (value R1180.00)

Semillon is one of the Bordeaux white varietals and is often blended with Sauvignon Blanc to make classic, age-worthy whites as well as iconic botrytised Sauternes dessert wines. It’s had a long history […]

Wine club selections for September

By |August 31st, 2018|

The 3 wine club selections for September are as follows:
6 bottles of red for R596.00:
Ridgeback Shiraz 2014 – The hand harvested bunches were destalked onto the sorting table where only the very best
berries were selected for ferment. A whole berry component of about 30% reached the fermenter. For complexity & freshness a 5% portion of ripe stalks were added […]

Wine club selections for August

By |July 31st, 2018|

The wine club selections for August are as follows:
Reds only pack for R600.00 containing:
Opstal Cabernet Sauvignon/Cinsaut 2017 – Cinsaut vines were planted in 1997 and are truly coming to age now and producing great quality grapes. In combination with the traditional Cabernet Sauvignon this forms a very exciting blend of racy aromatic freshness and structure.
Arra Cabernet […]

Wine club selections for July

By |June 29th, 2018|

The three wine club selections for July are as follows:
6 bottles of red for R687.00:
Lomond Syrah 2013: hand-picked and hand-sorted grapes were fermented in stainless steel tanks and left on the skins for 2 weeks before pressing. The wine is transferred to 1st, 2nd and 3rd-fill barrels for malolactic fermentation and then aged in barrels […]

Wine club packs for June 2018

By |June 1st, 2018|

Red 6 @ R648.00 containing:

Bizoe Estalet Syrah 2015 – by Rikus Neethling. The wine will develop well over the next 5 years. It spent 17 months in 1st and 2nd fill small oak barrels. Satin-like feel with black plum and spice.

Velo Red 2013 by Wildehurst Wines in the Swartland. Each cultivar was individually vinified and barrel […]