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...
This hand crafted boutique wine was matured for 13 to 18 months in French and American oak barrels. Intense Ruby Garnet in colour with an elegant nose expressing nutmeg, crushed black pepper with subtle aniseed with ripe mulberry and white chocolate. This carries through to the palate with subtle smoky...
48% Syrah, 42% Cabernet Sauvignon, 10% Merlot. Enticing aromas of oak spice and violets precede vivid redcurrant and damson flavours, framed by supple tannins, and carried by a fine thread of acidity to a pleasingly long, fresh and complex finish.
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
5 way Bordeaux Blend with a splash of Shiraz. This dry full-bodied red wine is a fusion of black currant and spice with a hint of chocolate with sweet tobacco and fynbos on the nose.
Matured in French oak, this wine has a surprisingly fresh mid-palate with cherry and soft prune dark flavours and a hint of spice. This won a gold at the International Wine Challenge in London, and was voted in the Top 20 Shiraz at the Shiraz SA Challenge.
Our new flagship Bordeaux blend is set to be a classic with an intriguing fragrance of violets and thyme. Dry and full-bodied, it is a well-balanced wine with a spicy warmth and intense undertones of blackcurrant and tobacco. Won a double Michelangelo International Wine Award in South Africa.
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...
33% Petit Verdot, 13% Shiraz, 28% Cabernet Sauvignon, 24% Malbec and 2% Cabernet Franc. Beautifully complex with aromas of eucalyptus, coffee and cloves. The palate is suprisingly fresh with bitter cherries, dark chocolate and blackcurrants, hints of cloves, tobacco and spice on the back palate.
Nicolas Red 2015 Syrah 45% /Carignan 21%/ Mourvedre 20%/Grenache 9%/Petit Sirah 5% The wine has an intense ruby red colour. The nose shows bright red fruit flavours of cherry and raspberry and dark chocolate. The palate is soft and rich with lingering flavours of chocolate, liquorice and dried herbs. Best...
Pinotage The wine was matured for 24months in used(5-8year old) French oak barrels. Their maiden 2015 Three Men in a Tub Pinotage is pitch black with a dark purple rim. The nose is very expressive and shows notes of red and black currant, chocolate and exotic spices. The palate is...
Modern Rhone in style this wine has a lot of perfumed aromas with hints of black and white pepper. Great concentration on the mid-palate with silky tannins. A truly well balanced wine. Certified and bottled on the farm. Good to drink now, but will develop and mature over the next...
Complex and attractive bouquet of oriental spices with pronounced violet and white pepper flavours. It has lovely ripe fruit and a perfumed background on the nose. There are also lovely integrated tannins on the palate. Well balanced wine with spicy overtones and a lingering finish. Very classic style with unmistakable...
Estate Flagship - classic Cape Bordeaux styled blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Cab Franc, Merlot and a dash of Malbec. Cedar spiced nose, elegant expansive dry blackcurrant palate - will reward cellaring for years to come.
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,...
Cabernet Franc Knapsekêrel (which refers to a spiky little black plant), a limited-edition Cabernet Franc from the Polkadraai Hills, west of Stellenbosch. The vineyard was planted in 2000 and is farmed biodynamically by Rosa Kruger and Johan Reyneke. Raspberries, earth, lavender and dried herbs. Supple and soft, with an angular structure...
Good tannin structure supports intense blackcurrant fruit, with undertones of sweet spice, cloves and pepper. Enjoy this wine with full flavoured meaty casseroles, herb crushed rack of lamb, hearty winter soups and char-grilled meats.
A Cape blend of Pinotage, Malbec, Shiraz, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon and Petit Verdot. Dark purple in colour with dark cherry, blackberry and truffle. The palate is medium to full bodied with a generous persistent finish.
The innovative wine is a red blend of the Swartland’s most iconic light and dark varietals - Chenin Blanc and Shiraz - and has been christened Incipio. On the nose, it shows focused and fresh red fruit aromas with a spicy undertone and some very subtle notes of violet blossoms. The palate has a...
Deep concentration of plums and blackberries with undertonesof spice. This is followed by the fresh fragrance of blue violets.Juicy tannins leave your mouth craving for more.
Delicious dark berry fruit of the nose is carried through to the taste buds and they combine harmoniously to give a rewarding taste sensation. Flavours are supported by juicy tannins and extend into a persistent aftertase. The is ready to drink now and will improve with correct cellaring up to...