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.
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.
This small production of Sauvignon blanc, Chardonnay and Semillon is the result of many years of research into the best possible expression of the quartzitic sandstone derived soils and our cool, maritime expression. Complexity and character are built through fermentation and ageing in ceramic eggs and amphorae, and carefully blended....
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
Silky smooth and medium-bodied with green apple and white pear on the nose. Balanced and well-structured with tropical fruit and hints of apricot, pineapple and honey on the palate which linger on the after taste. Pairs well with foods that have a sweet and sour element like Southeast Asian cuisine...
Salmon pink with a light orange hue. Bright, clear and brilliant. Subtle and light on the entry, a fruity cocktail of fresh red berries on the nose. Strawberry and raspberry aromas entice the senses. Completely balanced entry, carried through by a creamy mid-palate and a bright candy-floss finish. The lingering...
57% Merlot, 28% Cabernet Sauvignon, 15% Malbec Bordeaux style blend with dense saturated purple colour with violet, chocolate and ripe mulberry aromas followed on the palate by cassis and a hint of almond. This full bodied wine exhibits ripe tannins, exquisite balance and a long subtle velvety finish. Will age...
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
Syrah 71%; Grenache 11%; Cinsault 9%; Cabernet Sauvignon 8%; Viognier 1%2019 The nose is dark, intense and brooding with aromas of black cherries, cardamom, sweet tobacco, espresso and subtle whiffs of perfume. The dark fruit character of the nose follows through onto an exceptionally complex, juicy palate with gentle nuances...
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
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.
A deep, dark ruby red colour. Intense and complex flavours of white pepper, cloves, cinnamon supported by dark fruit flavours on the nose that follows through on the palate. A full-bodied wine with soft ripe tannins and intense spicy flavours.
This wine shows sweet vanilla and hints of almonds on the nose with a clean tropical fruit finish. Delicate oak flavours support a rich and full fruit flavour in the mouth with layers of white peach, apricot, grapefruit and vanilla. Well integrated with a lingering aftertaste.
Rich and ripe unwooded Chenin Blanc with a pale lemon colour, a bouquet of pineapple and passion fruit with a good acidity giving the wine balance and a lingering after taste
The wine exudes rich mocha aromas with red fruit, plum and cherries. The palate shows distinct characters of coffee and chocolate, which is balanced with smooth velvety tannins and a lingering after taste makes this wine great for every occasion.
A warm, rich Bordeaux-style wine. This lady is seductive, sophisticated and elegant. Garnet red wine with an intense perfumed mélange of red and black fruits with cedar and oak undertones. On the palate, the fruit / oak balance is harmonious with soft, firm tannins, cassis and plum flavours producing a...
Garnet, brick-red in colour, with blackberry, pencil shavings, black cherry and some spice on the nose. Medium in body with fine, smooth tannins. The wine is soft and juicy with great length. Serve with lamb stew, beef fillet with a wild mushroom sauce. Pairs extremely well with venison, vegetarian cuisine,...
Intense dark purple with black cherry, a hint of eucalytus and mint and to the fore with fynbos and a touch of sandal wood. The palate shows freshness and youth with juicy fruit, good structure and soft, well integrated tannins.
Youthful, dark red with perfumed blackcurrants, violets, truffles and graphite on the nose. An elegant, slight mineral character is also present. The wine shows great elegance and softness with fine velvety tannins. Decanting recommended.
Deep crimson in colour with aromas of clove, truffles and sweet spice on the nose. The palate is full and vibrant with juicy yet elegantly soft tannins which lingers to a smooth and long finish.