One can imagine the brief given to Abraham Izak Perold who perfected the crossing of Pinot Noir and Cinsault in 1924: ‘Professor, we want you to create a uniquely South African grape variety that has all the nobility of Pinot Noir but the high-yielding potential of Cinsault’. Pinotage is what...
Powerful berry fruit aromas give way to cigar boxes and dark chocolate followed by vanilla and oak spices. Full-bodied with appealing blackberry flavours followed by tobacco, chocolate toast and vanilla. A good tannic structure adds complexity and long maturation potential.
Dark ruby colour, deep spicy aromas of ripe plums & blackberries. Flavours of raisins & dark cherries. Smooth aftertaste, velvet fruit finish that lingers. Can even be served chilled.
Attractive fruity flavours - raspberry, strawberry, red cherry and plum - dominate the nose of this wine, with just a touch of wood to add to the complexity of the bouquet. The fruit bursts through on the pallet and lingers to complement the medium-full body of the wine.
A fabulously aromatic Rhône-inspired blend, with bramble fruit, violets and complex smoky-mineral notes. The palate is seamlessly textured and beautifully balanced, with real lift yet no lack of power
5 way Bordeaux Blend with a splash of Shiraz. This dry full-bodied red wine is a fusion of black currant and spice with a hint of chocolate with sweet tobacco and fynbos on the nose.
Matured in French oak, this wine has a surprisingly fresh mid-palate with cherry and soft prune dark flavours and a hint of spice. This won a gold at the International Wine Challenge in London, and was voted in the Top 20 Shiraz at the Shiraz SA Challenge.
Our new flagship Bordeaux blend is set to be a classic with an intriguing fragrance of violets and thyme. Dry and full-bodied, it is a well-balanced wine with a spicy warmth and intense undertones of blackcurrant and tobacco. Won a double Michelangelo International Wine Award in South Africa.
Concentrated berries as well as white pepper spice can be found on the nose supported by savoury notes. The palate shows dark, juicy fruit. Good wood integration and tannins are evident on the finish.
Shiraz brings the juicy ripe berry texture with some spice while the Mourvedre tightens up the blend and brings a herbal focus and length.
A delicate style with layers of cherry and strawberries on the pallet with an herbal nose. This wine has a good acidity, showing soft vanilla flavours on the finish
This wine is mouth filling and very well rounded. Well balanced and smooth with deep, dark chocolate-dipped plums on the palate and a savoury end.
Darling of origin, darling by nature. Grown in vineyards that have been described as "Shiraz Heaven", this wine's luscious fruit was accessorised with the very best French Oak, making a package that is so appealing and seductive that it could only be named after the experience one has when drinking...
4* in Platters The wine is deep red and is a smooth easy drinking wine to be enjoyed now. Body, power & intensity to cassis, tobacco & cocoa. Good concentration, long finish.
Dark Ruby in colour with a bouquet of full ripe fruit flavours of red and blue berries, violets and cinnamon spice. On the taste expect rich flavours of cherries and ripe plum fruit with hints of chocolate and spice. Best enjoyed as is on those cold winters days or with...
10% of the proceeds of this wine goes to the Birdlife South Africa "Save our Seabirds" fund. Red cherries, red currants and plum aromas. Ripe fruit and soft tannins creates a wine to be enjoyed young
The innovative wine is a red blend of the Swartland’s most iconic light and dark varietals - Chenin Blanc and Shiraz - and has been christened Incipio. On the nose, it shows focused and fresh red fruit aromas with a spicy undertone and some very subtle notes of violet blossoms. The palate has a...
Deep concentration of plums and blackberries with undertonesof spice. This is followed by the fresh fragrance of blue violets.Juicy tannins leave your mouth craving for more.
Delicious dark berry fruit of the nose is carried through to the taste buds and they combine harmoniously to give a rewarding taste sensation. Flavours are supported by juicy tannins and extend into a persistent aftertase. The is ready to drink now and will improve with correct cellaring up to...
Shiraz/Mourvedre/Viognier Mocha and chocolate with dark berry flavours are complimented by spicy undertones; the mouthfeel is soft elegant, with fine length on the finish.