The nose is aromatically scented with exciting whiffs of truffles and fruits of the forest. The wine is full with soft tannins, which ensure many years of positive development. An excellent crop and an excellent wine!
The Hemel-enAarde Valley has consistently offered world class quality Pinot Noir wines. A result of an ideal combination of soil and climate a situation which is repeated year after year. It is claimed that Pinot Noir has no definite varietal characteristic of its own. Its flavour and character are dictated by the soil in which it is grown. Most vintages are preceded by an enthusiastically awaited dry weather build-up to actual harvest. Awards: IWC 2017: Gold and Trophy ‘Best Walker Bay Pinot Noir’ Platter: 5* Veritas 2017: Double Gold DWWA 2017: Silver Tim Atkin MW: 93 pts JamesSuckling.com: 93 pts Wine Merchant Top 100 2018
Light and Fruity Red
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Rockburn Pinot Noir 2019 Central Otago 75cl
Rockburn started as the hobby of Richard Bunton in 1991. He planted a few hectares of vineyard in the then pretty much unknown area of Central Otago. In 2005, Malcolm Francis the winemaker, arrived from Felton Road where his skills immediately reaped t...
Ghost Corner Pinot Noir 2017 75cl
A beautifully crafted Pinot noir with prominent red fruit of ripe cherries and sweet raspberries with an undertone of earthy, mushroom nuances. A silky palate with berries and delicate oak components following through.
A wine to be aged for 3 – 5 year
Hamilton Russell Pinot Noir 2019 75cl
Hamillton Russell Pinot noir is not overtly fruity, soft and "sweet" and it generally shows hints of that alluring "primal" character along with a dark, spicy, complex primary fruit perfume.
Hamilton Russell Vineyards, one of the most southe...
Gerovassiliou Malagousia 2020 75cl
This wine is entirely produced from the Greek grape variety of Malagousia that was saved from extinction due to the efforts of Vangelis Gerovassiliou.
Further to skin contact to enhance the extraction of aromas, it is partially barrel-fermen...
Beaune du Chateau Ier Cru Rouge 2016 Bouchard Pere & Fils 75cl
Since 1731, Bouchard Pere & Fils have devoted themselves to creating wines that are the true expression of the Burgundy's many terroirs. Respecting both nature and the winemaking traditions of the region.
On the nose this is full of floral and fru...
Bouchard Finlayson Crocodiles Lair Kaaimansgat Chardonnay 2018 75cl
A sleek and refined Chardonnay, made with fruit grown in the magnificent Overberg mountains. Beautifully fresh and crisp with obvious gooseberry flavours surrounded by subtle oak nuances derived from best French oak barrels.
A family owned boutique win
Gewurztraminer Grand Cru Brand 2015 Cave Turkheim 75cl
his selected vineyard 'Grand Cru' Gewurz shows lovely balance of ripeness, varietal purity and finesse (i.e. not overblown and flabby like some). Golden yellow in colour, it has powerfully fragrant rose-petal/water, lychee and apricot aro
Chateau Musar Rouge 1998 75cl
1998 13.5% This elegant, fragrant, Cinsault-dominated vintage arose from a cool year. Cold, rainy weather lasted until June (resulting in late flowering); summer was sunny but there was no rain. Picking began on September 9th; maturity was variable but...
Meerlust Rubicon 2016 75cl
The Cabernet Sauvignon is grown on low yielding, predominantly biotite partially decomposed granite gravel topsoil rich in quartz and feldspar to a depth of approximately 600mm with a loamy clay subsoil. The Merlot vineyards are planted on more clay ri...
Coyam 2018 Emiliana Organic 75cl
ntensely violet in color, this wine expresses a harmony of ripe black fruit such as berries, cassis, and forest fruits, delicately blended with oak, saddle leather and vanilla notes. The palate offers well-balanced volume, soft, round tan