1711, 2017

Testalonga 2017 release

By |November 17th, 2017|News|

Craig and Carla Hawkins have released their 2017s. We’ve received limited stock of the following:
Baby Bandito Stay Brave Organic Chenin
Baby Bandito Keep on Punching Chenin
I wish I was a Ninja Colombard petnat low sulphur
Cortez Chenin Blanc
El Bandito Skin
Mangaliza Harslevelu
Sweet Cheeks Muscat d’Alexandre
Lords of Dogtown low sulphur Chenin blanc
Baby Bandito Chin Up Cinsaut
Baby Bandito Follow your […]

211, 2017

Wine club selections for November

By |November 2nd, 2017|News, Specials|

The 3 wine club selections for November are as follows:
Red 6 pack for R670.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

White 6 pack for R623.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mixed 6 pack for R929.00

 

 

 

 

 

111, 2017

Featured producer for November – Bloemendal

By |November 1st, 2017|Featured producer of the month, News|

The featured producer for November is Bloemendal located approximately 30 minutes from Cape Town (depending on N1 roadworks of course). The farm was established in 1702 to provide fresh produce for passing ships. Home to some of the best Sauvignon Blanc sites in the country, they produce limited wines under the Bloemendal label with the […]

111, 2017

Current favourites

By |November 1st, 2017|News|

Two of our current favourites:

The Foundry Grenache Blanc 2015 by Chris Williams

 

Rich weighty core with fine, pithy cradle and a long finish. We also have stock of the Viognier 2015. A fresh, pure style of Viognier. Not ripe and oaky.

 

 

 

Blackwater Riesling 2016 by Francois Haasbroek

 

This wine has a lovely texture. Well-balanced acidity and some lees […]

2810, 2017

Wine tastings this month

By |October 28th, 2017|News, Tastings this month|

Join us for free and informal wine tastings from 4.30-7.00pm (unless otherwise specified).

Thur 16 Nov – Lammershoek The Innocent & Bizoe

Fri 17 Nov – Elemental Bob Wines by Craig Sheard including the 5* Platter Grenache Blanc & Caperitif. Find out about the rediscovery of this old recipe & get a few tips for your summer […]

2510, 2017

The return of old favourites

By |October 25th, 2017|News|

The return of old favourites, The Foundry Grenache Blanc and Mother Rock White.

The Foundry Grenache Blanc 2015 R217/btl

The Foundry is a partnership between James Reid and Chris Williams (cellar master at Meerlust). The grapes are sourced from a vineyard in Voor-Paardeberg. Whole bunch pressed, the juice is fermented in oak barrels (some innoculated) and matured […]

210, 2017

Wine club selections for October

By |October 2nd, 2017|News, Specials|

Our 3 wine club selections for October are as follows:

6 REDS for R570.00 containing:

Boschkloof Cabernet Sauvignon/Merlot 2015 – soft and round with plenty of fruit backed by hints of cedar & spice. Fine tannins.

Black Door red by Hilko Hegewisch – a sleek and balanced blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Shiraz.

Hermit on the Hill Shiraz […]

110, 2017

Featured producer for October – Boschkloof

By |October 1st, 2017|Featured producer of the month, Specials|

Our featured producer for October, Boschkloof, is another family-owned an run estate located west of Stellenbosch. The Latin phrase “inconcessum persequor” surrounding The Grail on the emblem translates into “I pursue the unattainable” and the Borman family strives to perfect the art of winemaking. From Simonsig to la Motte & Rupert & Rothschild, Jacques Borman has […]

2909, 2017

Explore Cinsaut (Cinsault)

By |September 29th, 2017|News, Specials|

Explore Cinsaut 6-pack for R960.00
available until Friday 6 October 2017

The 2nd in our Explore Series focuses on the previously-ignored bulk wine grape now experiencing a massive revival. Widely planted in the south of France, Algeria & Morocco it can handle heat and drought, so does pretty well here in SA where it was known as […]

109, 2017

Wine club selections for September

By |September 1st, 2017|News, Specials|

The 3 wine club selections for September are as follows:
Red 6 @ R538.00:
Remhoogte Vantage Pinotage 2015 – from 17 year-old bushvines. Fermented in tank & in open top 500l oak then aged for 20 months in 30% new oak with 2nd and 3rd fill. It is sumptuous and concentrated & will develop over 8-10 years.
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