A classy Chardonnay with flinty minerality and great purity and restraint. A citrus core with ripe apple, pear and delicate tropical notes, produces a wine with great poise. Extended time on the lees adds nutty and toasty notes. Intense yet delicate right through to the finish.
Producer Details Established by Paul Boutinot, False Bay Vineyards is a company that has grown out of many years of involvement in South Africa, which began at a time when their wines and potential was just being recognised. With knowledge and respect within the South African wine industry, Paul Boutinot has been able to source top quality grapes for the re-launch of False Bay. First discovered by sailors confusing it for Table Bay to the north, False Bay has long been a haven for those navigating the treacherous Cape of Good Hope. The cool coastal breeze which sweeps off the Indian Ocean temper the ripening process, extend the growing season and produce expressive wines with more precise varietal characters and purity. These lifted aromas make the wines accessible, perfectly balanced and full flavoured..
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False Bay Whole Bunch Cinsault Mourvedre Rose 2020 75cl
A fruit-driven, slightly spicy pale Rose with summer fruits on the palate and a lovely clean, dry finish. Fruit forward, it is delightfully very gently off-dry.False Bay Rose is produced from Cinsaut (as the South African's spell it)and Mo
False Bay Slow Chenin Blanc 2020 75cl
A rich swirl of Chenin characters with gentle ripe apple aromas, honeyed aromatics and delicious greengage and citrus lemon acidity on the long finish. The terrifically generous mouthfeel comes from the long, slow wild yeast fermentation.<
Cape Heights Shiraz 2019 75cl
A ripe and juicy Shiraz, packed with dark fruit flavours and black pepper notes on the palate. Produced from only free run juice and fermented on skins in stainless stell tanks. The wine is left on fine lees for an extended period for greater palate we...
Borsao Seleccion Tinto 2019 75cl
A delicious wine which just keeps winning awards having just been selected in the top 50 wines by The Wine Merchant magazine. A seriously good wine at price which you would not expect for the quality. Rich, plummy fruit with cinnamon and spices. Very w...
Manzanos Tempranillo Rioja 2017 75cl
This modern style Rioja made from the Tempranillo Grape shows the quality of ripe fruit from this estate combined with the savoury notes of vanilla oak on the nose. It has spent 6 months in a combination of French and American oak, mostly 2nd and 3rd y...
Centelleo Tempranillo Syrah 2019 75cl
The Centelleo Tempranillo gives a great display of cherry, red fruit and spice on the nose. On the palate it has rounded tannins with supple red fruit and has a juicy finish.
Food Pairing: A certain hit to be had with lamb or curry.
False Bay Old School Syrah 2019 75cl
Full yet elegant with bramble fruit aromas, cassis and black cherry flavours on the palate and a touch of white pepper spice (more in the northern Rhone mould than Barossa brawn) - structure provided by fine tannins with a long rich, ripe
False Bay Bush Vine Pinotage 2019 75cl
Deep garnet colour. On the nose there are hints of dark fruits, chocolate and eucalyptus leading to a heady mix of fruit, rich chocolate and plums supported by soft tannins..
Vega del Rayo Rioja Seleccionada 2018 75cl
Grapes are sourced from this family company's 200 hectares around Haro and Briones in Rioja Alta and the quality of the range stems from the excellence of the fruit from these vineyards. The first vintage was 2003 and the aim is to produce
Stellar Running Duck Shiraz is an Organic and Fair Trade Wine. This wine has a rich, dark colour with a dark nose of coriander, pepper and forest floor. Dark friut on the palate gives the wine an all-round juiciness. Oaky tannins provide a