Club Wines - August 2017


Pairs With

Prawns & Other Asian inspired dishes

Thorne & Daughters Rocking Horse

The initial orange blossom, peach and burnt sugar aromas give way to more exotic wax, rosemary, caraway and sea-shore notes. It is layered and complex, and evolves beautifully in the glass. The palate is fine, structured and rich with flavours of quince and tea-leaf that settle into a long finish.

Pairs with

Creamy Mussels, Fish Dishes, Most salads

Clos Malverne Sauvignon Blanc

Full and dry with well balanced acid. Tropical fruit, flintiness and hints of asparagus and figs on the nose that all follow through to the palate. Drink now to really appreciate the fruitiness.

Pairs With

Thai Foods

The Liberator ep 8

Semillon - Beyond the periphery of South Africa's conventional vineyard region lie great vinous treasures, resigned to anonymity; forgotten, abandoned or just simply undiscovered. It is, the mission of Rick, our intrepid Cape Crusader, to seek and liberate these rare wines, consigning them to to the table of the most inquisitive and discerning imbiber.

Pairs With

Most red meats

Annandale Cavalier

Bordeaux style with shiraz oozes spice & black fruit. Big & sturdy yet balanced & smooth with lots of life after 7 years in the barrel.

Pairs With

oxtail, goulash, bredies, venison/p>

Neil Ellis Shiraz

Medium bodied, cool climate Shiraz, in which balance is more important than power. The wine is fresh and vibrant showing red fruit and perfume aromas and some dried herb notes. The palate shows bright fruit with hints of white pepper, spice with a good structure and grippy tannins to finish. Restraint use of oak.


Pairs With

Grilled Flat Iron Steak with Blue Cheese Butter. Mediterranean Lamb Burgers.

Hofs Merlot

This is a complex beautifully balanced Merlot, showing a lively bouquet of plums and hints of mint on the nose. A natural red colour due to minimal filtration.


Pairs With

salad, chicken or fish dishes

Spier Discover Chenin Blanc Chardonnay

Yellow apple, guava and pear aromas, with winter melon and citrus undertones. Well structured, good balance and layers of tropical fruit flavours, with a fresh, crisp finish.

Pairs with

Salads & light meals

Doran Rosie D

Pinotage Rose - This Wine captures summer with a splash of strawberry and raspberry aromas on cloud of candyfloss. This invites you to a sip and leaves your palate refreshed and ready for more…

Pairs With

Serve with salads and light fish dishes, or simply on its own.

Babylonstoren Chenin Blanc

A light, crisp, dry wine that is fruit driven and juicy. Unwooded and refreshing with lovely guava and melon flavours rounded off with a hint of freshly cut grass and pear undertones.

Pairs With

Steaks and Roast meats

Villiera Cabernet Sauvignon

95% Cabernet Sauvignon, 5% Cabernet Franc - classic dark berry fruit with a hint of dark chocolate and violets on the nose. On the palate it is well balanced with rich, soft tannins.

Pairs With

Roast lamb, Pizza or pasta

Horse Mountain Michele

fruit driven blend of 65% Cabernet Sauvignon, 32% Merlot and 3% Cabernet Franc. Plums and raspberry with hints of dark/mint chocolate. This wine has an elegant structure making it approachable and ready to drink. A wine for all occasions.


Pairs With

Spicy mince dishes.

Abraham & the Heretics

Pinotage - Fragrant with dark fruit and spicy undertones. Great value for money wine

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