Club Wines - July 2017


Pairs With

Roast Pork and apple sauce

Nitida Club Select Sauvignon Blanc

Sweet pea, Granny Smith, artichoke, nettle, nasturtium, guava and pine nuts. Drink this now! Perfect for summer.

Pairs with

Light meals, Seafood or even spicy Asian-inspired dishes.

Spier Creative Block 2

Grapes were hand-harvested early in the morning in 10kg lug boxes and pre-cooled before hand sorting, destemming and crushing. Skin contact was limited to 6 hours and the free run juice drained off to settle overnight before inoculation with a selected yeast strains . The fermentation took place under controlled temperatures between 12 – 14 °C. The wine matured for 6 months on the lees before bottling.Ripe kiwi fruit and white peaches on the nose with a strong intense green grassy undertone. Perfumed green winter melon, full pallated wine with an undertow of green asparagus.

Pairs With

Pasta, Risotto or Shellfish

Clos Malverne Chardonnay

A lightly oaked chardonnay was in wood for only 3 months. The subtle hint of combined French and American oak allow the citrus flavours to stand out with hints of vanilla. Ready to be enjoyed now or in a year’s time.

Pairs With

Any meat, hard & soft cheese

Annandale Cabernet Franc

Tobacco, raspberry, bell pepper, cassis, and violets. Absolutely delicious.

Pairs With

Fillet of beef, Braaivleis, Lamb shank or Italian cuisine

Carl Everson Cape Blend

1/3 Cabernet Sauvignon, 1/3 Pinotage, 1/3 Shiraz Made from the best and carefully selected grapes from the farm, this is their flagship red wine. In keeping with the philosophy of this range, they let the grapes do the talking rather than fiddling too much in the cellar. There’s lovely blackcurrent, plum and mulberry aromas on the nose with a nuttiness from the barrel maturation. The full bodied, complex palate has an elegant dry finish.

Pairs With

Ribs, Pepper Steak and Lamb

Clos Malverne Pinotage Reserve

The wine has a dark plum colour. It shows a ripe berry character complimented by vanilla and spicy flavours – full- bodied, ready for drinking now, will also benefit from bottle ageing for another 5 years



Pairs With

Fish or creamy pasta dishes

Heron's Nest Chardonnay

Medium bodied with fresh fruity flavours – lime, grapefruit and citrus. Light yellow with a hint of green. To be enjoyed now and within the next year.

Pairs With

Spicy food, Seafood and chicken

Barton Chenin Blanc

Intense wood aroma with a hint of woodspice. Crisp with moderate acidity and good balance. Honey and pineapple notes accompany light wood tannins and a long finish.

Pairs With

Salads & fish dishes or oily foods

Spier Sauvignon Blanc

Pale straw in colour with a greenish hue. Intense aromas of gooseberries, passion fruit, green and yellow peppers and hints of tropical fruit on the nose. Medium bodied good balance between fruit and acidity on the palate.

Pairs With

Boerewors or other barbeque meats

Heron's Nest Red Blend

A full -bodied red blend, with Pinotage, South Africa's own cultivar. Spicy with a lot of ripe fruit and pleasantly dry tannins. Good maturation prospects - 5 to 7 years.

Pairs With

Roast lamb, Pizza or pasta

Doolhof Cape Boar

Red plum in colour, with blackberry, cherry, truffle and cedar wood on the nose. The palate, medium in body, shows an abundance of fruit, softness and fine subtle tannins towards the back. The wine has a dry and lingering finish.

Pairs With

Oxtail & venison

Annexkloof Xenna Shiraz

A spicy full bodied red wine, with white pepper undertones. Slight French oak gives this wine a soft tannin structure with smooth mouth feel. Combining dark berry fruit with spicy richness makes this wine a drinking pleasure. Able to age for five years.


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