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...
The flagship wine of Annexkloof. This soft, elegant Malbec has typlical flavours of black plum and mulberry. Fine well structured tannins and complexity of fruit on the palate. Aged for 2 years in second and third fill oak barrels. Serve with duck, chicken, lamb and creamy fish.
Shiraz/Mouvedre/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.
A fresh, crispy, full character, easy drinking pleasure. This fruity, dry white wine was carved from dry land bush vines from the granite slopes of the Paardeberg in the Swartland.
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.
This is an innovative white blend that captures the most beautiful possible expression of the sandstone-derived soils in the Hemel-en-Aarde Valley. Free by design of excessively dramatic varietal fruit, the focus of the wine is on bright, hard minerality, salinity and vibrant natural acidity, coated by a full and gentle...
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
With raspberries and rose petals on the nose and strawberry yoghurt on the palate, there’s a fresh acidity to this wine that lingers long in the mouth.
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.
It is a delicious example of cooler climate Chenin Blanc fermented in concrete and stainless steel tanks. Dry, fresh and delicious! Early picking to preserve freshness, and balance in the wine. A very slow and cool fermentation separately with different yeast strains for more complexity and then blended after fermentation....
Bright ruby red in colour, with hints of sweet, tangy citrus, blackcurrant and mango in addition to savoury flavours such as leather, tobacco, and bell pepper. For all of those robust flavours, this rosé is crisp and creamy with balance acidity and lingering taste of blood orange and white peaches...
Limited Release: Gewürztraminer Made in a typically German style with a just off-dry profile: French wooding and lower alcohol it’s gutsy but not overpowering, creating a harmonious balance between the spiciness of the dish and floral bouquet of the wine.’
Crisp, zesty Sauvignon Blanc displays textbook aromas and flavours of green fig, gooseberry and lime. Grassy herbal notes are supported by elegant underpinnings of mineral and chalk
The flagship of our range! A unique, full -bodied red blend, with Pinotage, South Africa’s own cultivar. Pleasantly dry tannins, spicy with underlying fruit (ripe berries). Good maturation prospects – 5 to 7 years.
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.
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
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.
The wine is full and dry with well-balanced acid. It has 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