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 has been matured for more than 18 months in French oak barrels and bottle matured. Intense Ruby Garnet in colour. Plums, dry prunes, damsons and cherries with hints of dry mint, cinnamon and violets and notes of spices and herbs. Full and rich, juicy and appealing....
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.
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.
This is a quintessential South African Bordeaux blend and the flagship wine of Babylonstoren. Made up of 49% cabernet sauvignon, 25% merlot, 16% cabernet franc, 5% petit verdot, and 5% Malbec, previous vintages of this wine have raked in a number of awards. This includes a Gran D'Or at the...
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.
Beaumont Family Wines were the first winery in South Africa to bottle a single varietal Mourvèdre. A fantastic vintage of this wine, deep red berries & spice on the nose, the palate is intense & interesting with blackberry, plum & cassis followed by slight herbal notes. Fantastic length & good...
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...
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.
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.
Merlot 47%, Cabernet Franc 14%,Cabernet Sauvignon 19%, Malbec 13%, Petit Verdot 7% This soft, approachable ruby-hued beauty is a true testament to vines lovingly reared and winemaking raised to an art form. A Right Bank-style Bordeaux blend, De Toren Z comprises a symphonic blend of five Bordeaux varietals. You’ll find it tantalizingly soft...
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.
Crimson red wine with an intense perfumed mélange of red fruits and candy apple and bright oak undertones. On the palate, the fruit / oak balance is harmonious with soft, firm tannins, cassis and plum flavours producing a wine of excellent structure. The fruit lingers long on the palate. The...
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,...
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.
A lighter wine with delicate red fruit, subtle aromas and soft tannins. Soft pressing of the fruit and left on its lees in fermentation tanks. Juice transferred to 300l French Oak barrels for maturation for 12 months. Pairs well with : Pastas, stews, BBQ's and meats including fowl.
Co-fermentation of 15% whole bunch. Chenin Blanc with 85% de-stemmed Shiraz. The juice fermented naturally and then spent eight weeks on the skins before being racked unpressed, straight into old 500-litre barrels for 12 months. On the nose, it shows focused and fresh red fruit aromas with a spicy undertone and some very...
Cabernet Sauvignon 71%, Merlot 26%, Cabernet Franc 3% An array of red fruits uplifted by aromas of cigar box and darkchocolate followed by fresh notes of cedar/fynbos. This follows through onto the pallet for a mouthwatering experience.
A light-bodied smooth dry red blend, St Raphael is an attractive translucent ruby colour with warm inviting red berry and vanilla aromas, and deliciously ripe succulent mulberry and spice flavours ending smoothly. A great easy drinking red wine perfect for social sipping on its own, or with tomato based pasta...