South African Red

Due to its stunning landscape and attractive climate, South Africa is one of the most beautiful wine producing countries in the world. Its vibrant red wine industry has captured the hearts of wine lovers all over the world and many artisan wineries are producing some of the finest quality red wine to ever grace our shelves.

The Pinotage grape is the signature grape of South Africa and delivers powerful flavours of dark fruits and cherries. One that stands out to us the Groot Constantia Pinotage produced in the Western Cape region. 

South African Red

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Groot Constantia Pinotage...

Country - South Africa

Region - Western Cape

Grape Varieties - Pinotage 100%

Alcohol by volume - 14%

Bottle - 75cl

Producer - Groot Constantia

Tasting notes - Aromas of red cherries, strawberries and ripe plums dominate the nose of the 2016 Pinotage, while careful use of French oak adds layers of sweet vanilla and cedar notes. The ripe red fruit and sweet vanilla continue on the palate, with fresh acidity adding elegance and the ripe tannins promising good ageing potential.

£17.15 Price

Ernst Gouws & Co Pinot Noir...

Country - South Africa

Region - Western Cape

Grape Varieties - Pinot Noir 100%

Alcohol by volume - 14%

Bottle - 75cl

Producer - Ernst Gouws & Co

Tasting notes - With multiple layers of flavour, the immediate aromas are of raspberry and dark cherry. The flavours of the Pinot Noir are subtle and embraced by a deeper sense of spice, earth and dark chocolate.

£14.22 Price

Ernst Gouws & Co Pinotage...

Country - South Africa

Region - Western Cape

Grape Varieties - Pinotage 100%

Alcohol by volume - 14%

Bottle - 75cl

Producer - Ernst Gouws & Co

Tasting notes - A classic example of this uniquely South African red wine. Distinctively rich ruby in colour, with bold aromatics of dark chocolate, stewed fruit, spice and hints of coffee. Silky tannins over a backing of integrated oak ensures elegance and balance, with an endless finish.

£12.54 Price
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Olifantsberg Syrah...

Country - South Africa

Region - Western Cape

Grape Varieties - Syrah 95%, Carignan 5%

Alcohol by volume - 13.5%

Bottle - 75cl

Producer - Olifantsberg

Tasting notes - This wine delivers a complex array of red and dark currant berries; blueberries and sweet aromas of violets which are layered with hints of liquorice and pepper. The refined palate shows seamlessly balanced acidity and tannins.

£13.80 Price

Swartland Bush Vines...

Country - South Africa

Region - Western Cape

Grape Varieties - Pinotage 100%

Alcohol by volume - 14%

Bottle - 75cl

Producer - Swartland Winery

Tasting notes - Intriguing earthy and almost savoury aromas, followed by refreshing red berries and plums. A medium wine with dark berry fruit, well-structured, medium tannins and a beautiful balance. The wine is made in a classic, traditional style with a good balance between oak and fruit.

Awards
Silver, SWA, 2017
Silver, IWSC, 2017

£13.38 Price
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Swartland Winery Idelia...

Country - South Africa

Region - Western Cape

Grape Varieties - Pinotage 68%, Shiraz 16%, Cabernet Sauvignon 15%, Merlot 1%

Alcohol by volume - 14%

Bottle - 75cl

Producer - Swartland Winery

Tasting notes - An intense brick red colour gives way to a complex and forthcoming nose with earthy aromas of forest floor, lively black berry fruit and sweet scented violets. This is a complex wine with sweet scented floral aromas, spices and vanilla backed by lively berry fruit. Full, rich and voluptuous, with firm yet refined tannins, beautiful oak integration and an excellent balance between fruit, tannin and wood. Lingering finish.

£17.99 Price

Groot Constantia Shiraz...

Country - South Africa

Region - Western Cape

Grape Varieties - Shiraz 100%

Alcohol by volume - 14%

Bottle - 75cl

Producer - Groot Constantia

Tasting notes - A powerful Shiraz with flavours of blackcurrant, plums and raspberries combined with white pepper, black pepper and clove spice. Well rounded tannins lead to an elegant and long finish.

Awards
Silver, IWC, 2017
Silver, IWSC, 2017

£17.15 Price

Olifantsberg Silhouette...

Country - South Africa

Region - Western Cape

Grape Varieties - Syrah 96%, Grenache 2%, Carignan 1%, Mourvèdre 1%

Alcohol by volume - 13.5%

Bottle - 75cl

Producer - Olifantsberg

Tasting notes - Fresh, pure fruit expression is complemented by a beautiful perfume, a balanced palate and an elegant finish.

Awards
92Pts, Tim Atkin, 2016
Silver, DWWA, 2016

£14.64 Price

Hartenberg Wine Estate...

A dark centered, black-red and ruby rim. Elegant, black fruit with violets, cloves, smokiness and black pepper on the bouquet. The palate shows sweet ripe fruit, spicy oak, elegance and rich, dry tannins made for the long haul. The palate ends with a lingering, savoury finish.

£58.22 Price

Lismore Syrah Cape South...

Country - South Africa

Region - Western Cape

Grape Varieties - Syrah 100%

Alcohol by volume - 13.5%

Bottle - 75cl

Producer - Lismore Estate Vineyards

Tasting notes - An exotic experience which shifts your mind to another place. Cassis, blackberry and cherry on the nose with hints of white pepper, ground herbs and the strong floral perfume of crushed violets. Light and elegant, but structured with a fresh acidity.

Awards
95Pts, Tim Atkin, 2017
17 Pts, Jancis Robinson , 2017

£26.36 Price

Swartland Bush Vines Syrah...

Country - South Africa

Region - Western Cape

Grape Varieties - Syrah 100%

Alcohol by volume - 14%

Bottle - 75cl

Producer - Swartland Winery

Tasting notes - A forthcoming, complex nose with an earthy bouquet of forest floor, spices, sweet scented violets and an earthy smokiness complemented by red berry fruit. Beautifully full and complex flavours of cinnamon, white pepper and cherries follow through. Lively red berry fruits are matched by firm tannins for a well balanced wine.

Awards
Silver Outstanding, IWSC,
2016
Top 100, Wine Merchant,
2017
Silver, IWC, 2017

£13.38 Price
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Lismore Pinot Noir Cape...

Country - South Africa

Region - Western Cape

Grape Varieties - Pinot Noir 100%

Alcohol by volume - 13.5%

Bottle - 75cl

Producer - Lismore Estate Vineyards

Tasting notes - A vibrant and elegant Burgundian style Pinot Noir with striking purity of fruit and attractive aromas of sour cherry, sweet spice and a touch of cherry blossom. Bright acidity and enticing red berry fruit with forest floor notes and a soft, linear finish

Awards
90Pts, Joanna Simon, 2017
93Pts, Tim Atkin, 2017
17 Pts, Jancis Robinson , 2017

£26.36 Price