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Matthew Van Heerden Pinot Noir 2014 , South africa
Matthew Van Heerden Pinot Noir 2014 , South africa

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Circumstance Sauvignon Blanc (biodynamic)

Circumstance Sauvignon Blanc (biodynamic)

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The One-Liner
The Pouilly Fumé of Stellenbosch. Stunning!

Tasting Notes
Crushed laurel on the nose with more than a nuance of residual seaside salt. This has a big and textured palate with stone fruit and fennel hints – it is rich and minerally, showing even a slight rocky quality about it. As bracing as the wind through the vines at Waterkloof.

Abbotsdale Chenin Blanc 2013,, South Africa

Abbotsdale Chenin Blanc 2013,, South Africa


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Bryan MacRobert has made wine with some of the Swartland's best producers, including Eben Sadie. He is now introducing some of his own wines and we're delighted to present his Abbotsdale range from the Swartland. The vineyards surround the town of Abbotsdale, 45km north of Cape Town.

The wine has a richness and elegance that can only be made from the ageing Chenin Blanc vineyards in the Swartland. Bouquet of lime, apples, peaches and apricots that take time to unfurl in the glass. Good balance and finish that is attained with the natural acidity that allows the wine to be an anytime anywhere Chenin Blanc or able to hold its weight against some of the better known Chenin regions.

Abbotsdale Red 2013, South Africa

Abbotsdale Red 2013, South Africa


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Bryan MacRobert has made wine with some of the Swartland's best producers, including Eben Sadie. He is now introducing some of his own wines and we're delighted to present his Abbotsdale range from the Swartland. The vineyards surround the town of Abbotsdale, 45km north of Cape Town.

This is a unique blend of Shiraz, Mourvedre and Cinsault. Great to drink young or with time in the bottle as it evolves gracefully. Floral bouquet, violets, whilst on the palate there is a balance between red fruits, purple dark fruits and spice. Well balanced palate with a matched acidity and alcohol balance that leaves you yearning for more.

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Amares Cabernet Sauvignon 2007, Stellenbosh, South Africa

Amares Cabernet Sauvignon 2007, Stellenbosh, South Africa


Total Price: 19.99 (Including VAT at 20%)

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A total of eight barrels of hand-made wine, originating from the 2 Ha of environmentally friendly vineyards surrounding the Amares winery. The nose hints at dark-skinned berries, a promise of mint and other herbal aromas. The wine has a broad palate with an attractive mouth feel from ripe grapes backed by mature tannins and a dry cedar finish.

Amares Chardonnay 2014, South Africa

Amares Chardonnay 2014, South Africa


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We asked Matthew Van Heerden to create a special Chardonnay for us and he's crafted this beautiful example with fruit from Elgin, South Africa's pre-eminent Chardonnay region. Just 1800 bottles of this lightly oaked Chardonnay have been produced and we've brought most of them to the UK. Steelier than 2013 but with delicious stone fruit flavours and judicious oak. At under £15 this is exceptional value but take 12 and it's just £12.50 per bottle!

Amares Shyrah 2010, Stellenbosh, South Africa

Amares Shyrah 2010, Stellenbosh, South Africa


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A total of eight barrels of hand-made wine, open fermented in stainless-steel bins, originating from select vineyards in the Banhoek and Rustenberg valleys. Turkish Delight, clove and juniper on the nose followed by fresh red stone fruits with strong white pepper and light spice to finish. The careful use of French oak creates gamey, smoked meat hints. A bold but elegant slow-food wine.

Beaumont Hope Marguerite 2014, South Africa

Beaumont Hope Marguerite 2014, South Africa


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Only fruit selected from their oldest Chenin Blanc vineyard, planted in 1978, is used for this wine. Barrel fermentation takes place in 400L French oak using only natural yeasts. Careful selection and use of oak results in perfect balance between wood aroma and fruit flavour, not wanting too much wood to overpower the Chenin grape character. No malolactic fermentation takes place in order to keep the freshness of the wine's acidity.The wine is kept on its gross lees for 10 months with regular batonage, giving the wine a richer and fuller palate. A great food wine that promises ageing ability.

Beaumont Mourvdre 2011, South africa

Beaumont Mourvèdre 2011, South africa


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Beaumont wines was the first winery in South Africa to bottle a Mourvèdre - this varietal originated in Spain and traditionally planted in France to enhance classic Shiraz blends. Mourvèdre's dark, thick-skinned berries result in powerful spicy and sometimes gamey aromas in their youth. This unique wine was made from a small parcel of Mourvèdre with a low crop yield of 4 tons/ha. Grapes were harvested at full ripeness, cold soaked, fermented in concrete tanks and allowed a post maceration of 3 weeks, where after it was pressed directly into 100% French oak 400L barrels.

Beaumont Pinotage 2013, South Africa

Beaumont Pinotage 2013, South Africa


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Forget about your Pinotage prejudice, we searched high and low to find an elegant Pinotage and we were eventually rewarded with this gem from Sebastian Beaumont in Bot River. The 2013 vintage retains balance and finesse with its red berry, plum and cherry flavours. Fine tannins lend a firm and meaty structure to the mouth-watering fruit supported by a touch of vanilla.

Beaumont Vitruvian 2011, South africa

Beaumont Vitruvian 2011, South africa


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Beaumont wines was the first winery in South Africa to bottle a Mourvèdre - this varietal originated in Spain and traditionally planted in France to enhance classic Shiraz blends. Mourvèdre's dark, thick-skinned berries result in powerful spicy and sometimes gamey aromas in their youth. This unique wine was made from a small parcel of Mourvèdre with a low crop yield of 4 tons/ha. Grapes were harvested at full ripeness, cold soaked, fermented in concrete tanks and allowed a post maceration of 3 weeks, where after it was pressed directly into 100% French oak 400L barrels.

Beeslaar Pinotage 2013, South africa

Beeslaar Pinotage 2013, South africa


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Abrie Beeslaar has been the winemaker at the world famous Kanonkop estate since 2002 and he is now making a small amount of his own, very special, single vineyard Pinotage. With a succession of fabulous Kanonkop wines behind him and the accolade of 2008 International Winemaker of the Year, Abrie's pedigree is first class and for him to put his own name on this wine shows how important this is to him.

Constantia Uitsig Semillon Reserve 2008, South Africa

Constantia Uitsig Semillon Reserve 2008, South Africa


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00% barrel fermented Semillon with 20% new oak gives intense, upfront aromas with flavours of nectarines and citrus fruits supported by subtle wood spice flavours. The wine shows exceptional balance of fruit and oak with a long, lingering finish. Excellent with a wide variety of foods, try this with risotto, shellfish or mild curries.

Constantia Uitsig White 2010, South Africa

Constantia Uitsig White 2010, South Africa


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Continuing with the classically Bordeaux theme, this blend of 60% Semillon and 40% Sauvignon Blanc delivers richness and complexity framed by the sympathetic use of oak and fine acidity. Lime, melon and tropical fruit flavours at the moment and this will mature beautifully over the next 5 years.

David Aristargos 2014, South Africa

David Aristargos 2014, South Africa


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The Sadies' outstanding white blend mixes Chenin Blanc with Roussanne, Clairette Blanche and Viognier from a dozen different vineyards, using more Roussanne than in 2013. Old oak, full malolactic and layer upon layer of complex flavours distinguish the wine, with baking spices, apple pie, stone fruit, honey and a core of chiselled acidity. Drink: 2015-22

David Chenin Blanc 2014, South Africa

David Chenin Blanc 2014, South Africa


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This wine is unfined and unfiltered, spending 11 months on the lees which gives a clean, fresh bite to the palate. Citrus, pear and apple combine and lead to a mouth-watering succulent finish.

David employs fruit from six different sources, including his new base at Paardebosch, to make this Chenin. Typically focused and expressive, it's a combination of leesy breadth and tangy minerality, with stony acidity and very subtle oak. Essence of Swartland Chenin. Drink: 2015-20

David Elpidios 2012 2011, South africa

David Elpidios 2012 2011, South africa


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A very well crafted blend of Syrah, Carignan and Grenache reflects the Swartland's affinity with Rhone varieties. Where David's Grenache is immediately appealing, this blend has a brooding meaty complexity to it that will need more time to reveal its locked in secrets. Supremely integrated tannins frame the luscious blackcurrant and mulberry fruit, fynbos and subtle vanilla. This is a wine to watch.

David Paardebosch Pinotage 2014, South africa

David Paardebosch Pinotage 2014, South africa


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We're slowly being seduced by Pinotage and this is the latest in a string of high quality examples that we've tasted recently with it's elegant focus on the Pinot Noir side of its heritage.

David Paardebosch Pinotage 2014, South africa

David Paardebosch Pinotage 2014, South africa


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the latest in a string of high quality examples that we've tasted recently with it's elegant focus on the Pinot Noir side of its heritage

Eagles Nest Shiraz 2009 , South africa

Eagles Nest Shiraz 2009 , South africa


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Eagles' Nest, located on the crest of Constantia Nek pass, is nestled at the foot of the awe inspiring Table Mountain. This boutique, family-owned vineyard has, in recent years gained a striking reputation for both its beauty and award winning wines including 5 stars from Platter's.

A cool climate Shiraz giving a pepper toned nose complemented with black cherry fruit, subtle violets and hints of rich cured meat. On the palate these aromas materialise with crushed pepper and black berry fruits remaining the driving force. Soft, integrated tannins and a structured mid-palate follow through to a long, elegant and satisfying finish.

Matthew Van Heerden Pinot Noir 2014 , South africa

Matthew Van Heerden Pinot Noir 2014 , South africa


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This is the first Pinot Noir that we have imported directly to the UK and we're delighted that it comes from Matthew van Heerden along with his superb Chardonnay. Like the Chardonnay, only 3 barrels were produced and we've brought just 240 bottles to the UK. Made with fruit from Elgin which is rapidly establishing itself as one of the cooler climates in South Africa this is a delicious, crunchy Pinot that has an enticing savoury edge. Multifaceted and elegant, we're in for a treat as this wine matures.

Migliarina Grenache 2015, South africa

Migliarina Grenache 2015, South africa


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This Grenache from Carsten Migliarina continues the wave of delightfully elegant Grenache styles now emerging from the Swartland and beyond. There's an exceedingly pretty nose of red fruits, think strawberry and raspberry, with a fleeting floral component. Juicy, fresh and succulent on the palate with just enough tannin to offer some support. Delicious!

Migliarina Syrah 2014, South africa

Migliarina Syrah 2014, South africa


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Attractive, aromatic nose of cherries, plums and a little clove. Ripe yet elegant flavours with a silky texture, backed up with some succulent oak spice and pepper on the finish. Complex and confident, this is delicious to enjoy now but will age well over the next 5-8 years.

Mullineux  Kloof Street Rouge  2013, South africa

Mullineux Kloof Street Rouge 2013, South africa


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The Kloof Street range is all about freshness, balance and great drinkability. This Southern Rhone style blend combines all these attributes to give a food friendly and approachable wine at a great price. A blend of 83% Syrah, 13% Cinsault, 4% Carignan, 2013 Kloof Street Rouge is sourced from 13 - 43 year old vines.

Mullineux  Syrah Schist  2013, South africa

Mullineux Syrah Schist 2013, South africa


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The Mullineux have been making wine with this fruit since 2004 - it used to go into one of the reds at Tulbagh Mountain Vineyards - and you can see why they rate it so highly. Floral, structured and pepper spicy, with a thrilling core of minerality, this Syrah is effortlessly complex and set for a long life in bottle. Beautifully focused. Drink: 2015-25

Newton Johnson Chardonnay 2015, South Africa

Newton Johnson Chardonnay 2015, South Africa


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Comprised of grapes from 3 vineyard sites within the farm, with each block having a widely varied exposure to the sun, this is a compelling Chardonnay from the Upper Hemel-en-Aarde valley. Elegant and complex with a steely acidity forming the core of a wine that offers mouth-watering citrus flavours with some sweet spice framed by judicious oak. Give this a couple of years and it will rock!

Newton Johnson Family Vineyards Granum 2012, South africa

Newton Johnson Family Vineyards Granum 2012, South africa


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Syrah and Mourvèdre are grown exclusively on granite sites of higher density plantings with the most rugged of these at the very bottom of the Newton Johnson farm. Granite soil is known to bear fresh, precise and perfumed wines. This is the first edition of this estate red from the very worthy 2012 vintage and carries their typical approach of soft handling in the cellar and use of whole bunches and stems to add definition and length.

This is a fabulous addition to the Newton Johnson range introducing a very Rhône like wine with clove, pepper and incense spices intertwined with sweet blackberry fruit and judicious oak

Newton Johnson Sauvignon Blanc 2015, South Africa

Newton Johnson Sauvignon Blanc 2015, South Africa


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A journey into the combined expression of sandstone and clay soils. Sandstone provides the mineral and aromatic citrus fruit characters; while clay adds texture, depth, and riper tropical flavours in the mouth. 5% Semillon fermented in oak provides an extra creamy sensation.

Newton Johnson Walker Bay Pinot Noir 2014 South africa

Newton Johnson Walker Bay Pinot Noir 2014 South africa


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Slightly in the shadow of the Family Pinot Noir, this is a Newton Johnson Estate wine made from younger vines and vineyards on the lower slopes that have been nurtured for the last decade or so. These younger vines could in time provide the best quality of all, however at this stage they are more preoccupied with a flirtatious, fruit assertive character.

2014 was a classic cooler vintage with crisp red fruit and more pronounced tertiary character. Sour cherry aromas with a brilliant floral display, deepened by earthy wafts of wet leaves and forest floor. Tight, youthful tannin in the mouth with red fruit drop sweetness in the middle palate. Linear finish with liquorice in the after-taste.

William Robertson Shiraz, South Africa >>

William Robertson Shiraz, South Africa >>


Total Price: 7.99 (Including VAT at 20%)

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Deep and rich, layered aromas of dark berry fruit, spice adn some chocolate notes. Palate is elegant, medium-bodied but well balanced. Concentrated black fruit on entry matched by firm but elegant tannins.

Wolftrap Red, Boekenhoutskloof , Franschhoek Valley, South Africa >>

Wolftrap Red, Boekenhoutskloof , Franschhoek Valley, South Africa >>


Total Price: 8.45 (Including VAT at 20%)

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The Wolftrap is a spicy, aromatic, red blend that has been French oak matured.