Club Wines - July 2019


Pairs With

Seafood or Cheese

Oak Valley Fountain of Youth

Aromas of passion fruit, white peach and litchi with a slight herbaceous undertone. Flavours of passion fruit persist on the palate, particularly granadilla, lemons, white pear, gooseberry and a lovely saline finish that reminds one of fresh oyster shells or sea salt.

Pairs with

Onion tart, Thai green curry, grilled fish and rich creamy dishes.

Durbanville Hills Collector's Reserve Chenin Blanc

Peaches, apricot, orange peel and a hint of almonds and vanilla. Full bodied with upfront flavours of peaches and apricots, which balance well with zesty citrus flavours and a long lingering finish.

Pairs With

Seafood as well as chicken and pasta dishes, vegetables and fresh summer salads.

Nederburg The Young Airhawk

Layers of intense asparagus, green fig, lime and minerality very well integrated with wood. Fresh and crisp with notes of asparagus and lime and a creamy texture.

Pairs with

Grilled or roast beef, BBQ meats

Barton Shiraz/Cabernet Sauvignon

65% Shiraz and 35% Cabernet Sauvignon

Concentrated berries and white pepper spice can be found on the nose supported by savoury notes . The palate shows dark, juicy fruit. Good wood and tannin integration.

Pairs With

BBQ Red Meat or chicken, pastas & spicy Asian style dishes.

Kanonkop Kadette Pinotage

Deep purple red colour, with a bright rim. Notes of raspberry, strawberry and black plum which is balanced by characteristics of sweet spice, vanilla and supple tannins.

Pairs With

Rack of lamb, oxtail and succulent lamb shank.

AnnexKloof Tulu

84% Shiraz, 5% Mourvedre, 11% Grenache

A well-balanced and complex blend. Named after winemaker's father, Toeloe Basson. A strong, full bodied character leading the way. Aged for 14 months in French oak.


Pairs With

Salads, white meat dishes, Seafood

Laborie Sauvignon Blanc

Aromas of granadilla, cut grass and tropical fruit, with hints of lime and minerality. The fresh and zesty palate is well balanced with a linear acidity and fruity finish.

Pairs with

Shrimps Risotto, duck, chicken supreme

Niel Joubert Chenin Blanc

Notes of tropical fruit guava, granadilla and some citrus. Bright and fresh in the mouth with lively action across the palate. All the flavour the nose promised with hint of pineapple and some lemon. Good, brisk acidity gives balance to the ripe tropical flavours. Refreshing finish.

Pairs With

Chicken & spicy dishes


Front Row White Blend

Chenin Blanc/Roussanne

A juicy, surprisingly complex wine with intense flavours and aromas of citrus and stone fruit.

Pairs With

Smoked salmon served with rösti, Tomato risotto with Ricotta and pickle onions, Pan-fried Ostrich Fillet Served with Spaetzlie

Niel Joubert Pinotage

Medium to light, grainy edge, blue purple. Ripe plum on the nose with light spice backing. Hints of cherry and light earthiness. Good full mouth with more flavours than the nose suggested. Ripe plum with slight smoky trace. Light, supple tannins with smooth flow across the plate. Dry finish with ripe berry notes and lasting spice.

Pairs with

Braised beef or Moussaka

Del Pedregal Cabernet Sauvignon

Smoked garnet colours with a nose of Christmas spice and chocolate coated cherries. The mouth is earthy and strong but still woven with flavours of strawberry and redcurrant jam. A surprisingly versatile Cabernet for food.

Pairs With

Slow cooked beef stew

AnnexKloof Xena Shiraz

A spicy full-bodied red wine with white pepper undertones. Slight French oak gives this wine a soft tannin structure with a smooth mouth feel. Combining dark berry fruit with a spicy richness makes this wine a drinking pleasure. Able to age for 5 years.

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