Our wine club selections for August are as follows:

Red 6 @ R590.00 containing 1 bottle each:

False Bay Pinotage 2014 by Waterkloof  – not just another pinotage

Arra Cape Blend 2011 – rich and smooth

Front Row Shiraz 2014 – sleek Swartland shiraz

La Vierge Satyricon 2015 – well-balanced Sangiovese

Rainbow’s End Mystical Corner 2015 – full, red-fruit/spice blend Shiraz/Cabernet Sauvignon/Malbec & Petit Verdot

Dunstone Shiraz 2015 – plush, well-rounded


White 6 @ R520.00 containing 1 each:

La Vierge Jezebel Chardonnay 2016 – a textural wine with mouth-watering palate and fine grip on the finish

Fairview Verdelho 2016 – crisp and refreshing

Malanot Sauvignon Blanc 2016 – oh-so quaffable

Front Row Chenin Blanc 2014 – juicy white pear, soft, refreshing finish

Alexanderfontein Boutonniere White 2016 – super value!

Vondeling Sauvignon Blanc 2016 – what a winner! Not too fruity/ or too green / too acidic


Mixed 6 @ R810.00 containing 1 bottle each:

La Vierge The Affair Pinot Noir 2016 – a beautiful wine and unbeatable value

Rainbow’s End Shiraz 2015 – a mouth-filling, succulent, spicy wine

Swerwer Red  2016 by Jasper Wickens – blend of Cinsaut / Grenache / Tinta Barocca from Swartland. The addition of Tinta for the first time adds incredible depth

TSW Sauvignon Blanc 2017 by Trizanne Barnard from Elim fruit – yellow fruit/ lemon-grass

Cluster Chardonnay 2016 by Arco Laarman (previously at Glen Carlou) is lightly oaked. Rich, rounded palate with gentle nut/cream finish