African Red Wine

African Red Wine

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Swartland Winery Founders...

Country - South Africa

Region - Western Cape

Grape Varieties - Merlot 100%

Alcohol by volume - 13.5%

Bottle - 75cl

Producer - Swartland Winery

Tasting notes - A wonderfully complex and forthcoming nose delivers aromas of forest floor, crushed leaves, deep ripe black cherries, plums and raspberries, enhanced by a hint of vanilla. The deep fruit flavours are echoed on the palate and are enveloped in earthy and spicy notes. Balanced, with integrated oak and a moreishly soft finish. 

£9.07 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. 

£16.32 Regular price £107.94 Price
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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.

£12.84 Price
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Elgin Vintners Merlot 2015

 Deep ruby velvet in colour with an exotic nose combining red plums, black berries, blueberries, violets, cardamom and walnuts that follows though onto the palate. Silky tannins combined with a rich purity of fruit and somewhat savoury finish distinguish this seamless wine as a great ambassador for Merlot from the cool climate Elgin region.

£18.52 Price

Buitenverwachting Christine...

An exquisite bordeaux-style blend with rich red fruit characters reminiscent of ripe raspberry and blackcurrant, and undertones of dark chocolate and tobacco. The must fermented on skins for twenty-eight days, then was aged in one hundred percent new French oak barrels for twenty-four months.

Buitenverwachting Christine 2012

£18.58 Price

Cloof The Very Sexy Shiraz...

A deep, dark ruby red colour. Intense and complex flavours of white pepper, cloves, cinnamon supported by dark fruit flavours on the nose that follows through on the palate. A full-bodied wine with soft ripe tannins and intense spicy flavours.
Gold Medal, International Wine Challenge 2015                         

£13.12 Price
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Babylon's Peak SMG 2016

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.

Babylon's Peak SMG 2016

£15.14 Price
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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 2017 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.

£19.12 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.

£58.70 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.

£13.93 Regular price £89.60 Price
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Groot Constantia Constantia...

Country - South Africa

Region - Western Cape

Grape Varieties - Merlot 100%

Alcohol by volume - 14%

Bottle - 75cl

Producer - Groot Constantia

Tasting notes - The 2016 is a rich and ripe Merlot delivering aromas of sun ripened plum, black cherry and a hint of black currant enveloped in delicate oak spice. The palate of ripe black fruits and subtle oak is framed by soft tannins with a fresh acidity through to a lingering finish.

Awards

Silver, IWSC , 2018

£18.70 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 - The warm ripening conditions of the 2016 bring out the riper side of this grape variety. Savoury notes are supported by liquorice and black pepper, as well as ripe plums and a hint of smoke. The wine shows beautiful intensity on the palate. The natural acidity adds freshness to the wine, and tannins are soft and approachable. 

£18.71 Price

Groot Constantia...

Country - South Africa

Region - Western Cape

Grape Varieties - Merlot 44%, Cabernet Franc 32%, Cabernet Sauvignon 21%, Petit Verdot 3%

Alcohol by volume - 14%

Bottle - 75cl

Producer - Groot Constantia

Tasting notes - Ripe, rich flavours of black cherries, plums, blackcurrant and hints of chocolate and cigar box follow through on the palate, in an elegant and restrained style. Smooth, with structured tannins and a refined and lingering finish. A lovely Bordeaux blend from this historic estate in South Africa.

Awards

90 Pts, Tim Atkin , 2018

Gold, IWSC, 2018

£29.59 Price

Hartenberg Wine Estate The...

"... decadent, almost ostentatious bouquet of macerated dark cherries, creme de cassis, plum and glycerine...palate is full-bodied with silky smooth, seamless tannins and layers of luscious red fruits. For hedonists, this is the perfect Shiraz!" (NM) Robert Parker

£44.21 Price

Hazy View Pinotage Western...

Country - South Africa

Grape Varieties - Pinotage 100%

Alcohol by volume - 14%

Bottle - 75cl

Producer - Hazy View

Tasting notes - Medium bodied with ripe, brambly fruit through to a lively finish. This is a modern expression of South Africa's signature grape, a very drinkable style.

£7.67 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

91 Pts, Jamie Goode, 2018

93 Pts, Neal Martin, 2018

£28.75 Price

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

£27.49 Price

Olifantsberg Pinotage...

Country - South Africa

Region - Western Cape

Grape Varieties - Pinotage 85%, Cabernet Sauvignon 15%

Alcohol by volume - 13.5%

Bottle - 75cl

Producer - Olifantsberg

Tasting notes - Fresh berry notes are complimented by sweet spice and a well balanced palate.

Awards

90 Pts, Tim Atkin , 2018

£14.52 Price

Swartland Winery Founders...

Country - South Africa

Region - Western Cape

Grape Varieties - Pinotage 100%

Alcohol by volume - 13%

Bottle - 75cl

Producer - Swartland Winery

Tasting notes - This soft easy drinking wine with its fresh black and red berries, has hints vanilla and cloves on the nose. Oozing with red berries, black spice and well-rounded tannins on the palate, it is balanced with a lingering finish.

£9.07 Price

Swartland Winemakers...

Country - South Africa

Region - Western Cape

Grape Varieties - Syrah 100%

Alcohol by volume - 13.5%

Bottle - 75cl

Producer - Swartland Winery

Tasting notes - Forthcoming and complex aromas of dark berries such as mulberries and plums are complemented by notes of white peppery spice, chocolate and an earthy smokiness. A complex and well balanced palate with firm tannins and chocolate and sweet scented violet flavours, leads to a lingering finish. 

£9.49 Price
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