THE WINE LIST

*This is a sample wine list

RED WINES

Wines by the glass

  • KLEINE ZALZE (Vineyard Selection) CABERNET SAUVIGNON 2015 (STELLENBOSCH)
    Gls 100
  • BOSCHKLOOF SYRAH 2015 (STELLENBOSCH)
    Gls 120
  • RIJK’S (Private Cellar) PINOTAGE 2013 (TULBAGH)
    Gls 160
  • ARENDSIG GRENACHE 2016 (ROBERTSON)
    Gls 120
  • DRIEHOEK ‘MIEKE’ PINOT NOIR 2015 (CEDERBERG)
    Gls 135
  • VILAFONTE ‘SERIOUSLY OLD DIRT’ BORDEAUX BLEND 2014 (PAARL)
    Gls 165
    Malbec, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon
  • FAIRVIEW ‘HOMTINI’ RED BLEND 2015 (DARLING)
    Gls115
    Sangiovese, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Shiraz

CABERNET SAUVIGNON

  • WARWICK ‘FIRST LADY’ 2015 (WESTERN CAPE)
    Btl 220
    Dark chocolate, bramble berries, star anise, cracked cloves, black pepper and notes of fresh thyme.
  • KLEINE ZALZE (Vineyard Selection) 2015 (STELLENBOSCH)
    Btl 315
    A wine that shows typical Stellenbosch density on both the bouquet and the palate. Aromas of black cherry, cassis and cigar-box opens up with dark fruit on the palate, complemented by full yet fine-grained tannins. A full, rich wine that maintains elegance typical to Kleine Zalze wines.
  • CEDERBERG 2016 (CEDERBERG)
    Btl 395
    High altitude cabernet vineyards that have a longer ripening period give rise to this phenomenal wine. Loads of blackcurrants with cedar wood undertones on the nose with a hint of smokiness and tobacco leaf, creating a complex wine. Good integration of oak with a velvety finish on the palate.
  • HARTENBERG 2014 (STELLENBOSCH)
    Btl 420
    Cigar box, lead pencil nose with cassis and cherry flavours. Juicy fruit with an elegant finish.
  • THELEMA 2014 (STELLENBOSCH)
    Btl 520
    Complex and stylish, with aromas of ripe blackcurrant, dark chocolate and pencil shavings. It is bone dry, yet exhibits a lovely sweet fruit character on the palate, with a lovely long finish.
  • KLEINE ZALZE (Family Reserve) 2013 (STELLENBOSCH)
    Btl 620
    A very classic Cabernet bouquet that shows lots of dark fruit with undertones of more savoury notes like tobacco and cedar. Flavours of currant, cassis and sweet oak fill the mouth initially and then give way to a very long slightly more savoury finish. The wine shows great density and structure without losing any elegance.
  • KANONKOP 2013 (STELLENBOSCH)
    Btl 935
    Dark brooding cassis, dried tobacco, leather and an herbal lift, supported by firm tannins and great balance. Exquisite texture, perfectly judged oaking with a vibrant fresh acid balance. True Stellenbosch classic!
  • BOEKENHOUTSKLOOF 2015 (STELLENBOSCH)
    Btl 1035
    Red fruit, perfume and dark florals bound from the nose, along with a savoury, dried-herb thread. The palate is silky, finely crafted and poised with wonderful harmony and a long, sweetly-fruited finish.

SHIRAZ

  • HARTENBERG ‘DOORKEEPER’ 2015 (STELLENBOSCH)
    Btl 200
    Jumps out of the glass, perfumed aromas with spicy notes. A gentle, medium bodied wine with soft sweet tannins.
  • BOSCHKLOOF 2015 (STELLENBOSCH)
    Btl 385
    Complex and attractive bouquet of oriental spices with pronounced violet and white pepper flavours. It has lovely ripe fruit and a perfumed background on the nose. There are also lovely integrated tannins on the palate. Well balanced wine with spicy overtones and a lingering finish. Very classic style with unmistakable Rhone flavours.
  • DRIEHOEK SHIRAZ 2014 (CEDERBERG)
    Btl 417
    An elegant Shiraz, flavours of cherries and black currant on the nose with hints of white pepper. Beautiful oak shows delicate aromas of sweet vanilla and spice. Smooth ripe tannins leaving a silky sensation on the palate.
  • KLEINOOD (Tamboerskloof) 2014 (STELLENBOSCH)
    Btl 435

    Ruby red in colour with dark spices on the nose, the wine has aromas of violets, cold red fruit, cherry, plum and rose hip. On the palate flavours of strawberry, turkish delight, bramble and goji berries lead to a full-bodied finish of earthy spice and lush soft tannin.

  • WATERFORD ‘KEVIN ARNOLD’ 2013 (STELLENBOSCH)
    Btl 525
    Spice and mocca characters. Beautifully soft and velvety tannins make for a great and memorable glass of wine.
  • IONA ‘SOLACE’ 2014 (ELGIN)
    Btl 525
    Red berry fruit, spiced with white pepper and floral notes. Supple, intense palate matched by fruit depth.
  • NICO VAN DER MERWE 2013 (STELLENBOSCH)
    Btl 555
    This Rhone-style Shiraz, concentrated and elegant, displays intense black fruit and pepper notes laced with soft, silky tannins.
  • HASKELL ‘PILLARS’ 2012 (STELLENBOSCH)
    Btl 720
    Gentle spice with sweet fruit flavour and violets on the nose follows through to an elegantly, smooth palate and ends with a savoury frame supported by soft ripe tannins.
  • LUDDITE 2013 (BOT RIVER, OVERBERG)
    Btl 1220
    Perfumed, floral, hints of violet, Dutch Speculaas spice, typical Luddite cloves and dark fruit. Elegant balanced entry.  Gentle spice, plums, dark cherries with a long elegant finish with balanced tannins and a hint of wood.  Rather yummy and decadent.
  • BOEKENHOUTSKLOOF 2015 (FRANSCHHOEK)
    Btl 1035
    The nose offers cinnamon, nutmeg and cloves with an abundance of dark plums and violets with hints of white pepper and dark chocolate. The palate is rich, generous and intense with the sweet spices and dark berry fruit following through
  • HARTENBERG ‘THE STORK’ 2013 (STELLENBOSCH)
    Btl 1235
    The Stork is extremely limited, representing a very specific vineyard of Shiraz at the estate. 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!

MERLOT

  • OVERGAAUW 2015 (STELLENBOSCH)
    Btl 295
    This was the first varietal Merlot bottled in South Africa. David van Velden selects certain pockets within the vineyard showing great fruit concentration reflecting the uniqueness of Overgaauw’s Merlot. It is a well-structured, medium bodied wine with a rich combination of sumptuous black cherry fruit, hints of dark mocha chocolate and elegant spicy oak notes from the 18 months in French oak barrels. Smooth tannins ensure a lingering, full complexity.
  • LA BRI 2015 (FRANSCHHOEK)
    Btl 305
    The nose is a complex mix of black cherries, red plums and mulberries. A juicy and elegant entry with soft integrated tannins. Hints of dried mushrooms and red plums on the palate.
  • EAGLES’ NEST 2013 (CONSTANTIA)
    Btl 390
    Deliciously appealing crushed blackberry, cherry and cedar wood aromas. On the palate, there is more ripe berry fruit and subtle spice, held by firm tannins.

PINOTAGE

  • KAAPZICHT 2015 (STELLENBOSCH)
    Btl 320
    Forward wild fruit, prune and youngberry with toasted cedar, vanilla and gun smoke. The palate starts out racy, with a red fruited bright core and firm tannins, developing further complexity of sour cherry, cola, green olives and smoke. A distinctive expression of the variety.
  • GROOT CONSTANTIA 2016 (CONSTANTIA)
    Btl 490
    Strawberries, black cherries and plums, with hints of toasty oak and sweet vanilla. The wine displays typical Constantia elegance on the palate. The natural acidity gives a freshness to the wine and the tannins are soft and approachable.
  • RIJK’S (Private Cellar) 2013 (TULBAGH)
    Btl 550
    Rich and intense deep red colour. Vibrant nose of red fruit, brambleberry, ripe cherry and cranberry.  These delicious fruity aromas carry through onto a rich, creamy palate with well-balanced refined tannins on the finish. The well-integrated oak lends subtle wood spices which compliments the fruit.
  • KANONKOP 2015 (STELLENBOSCH)
    Btl 875
    Essentially dark fruited, the florals, red fruit and hint of banana loaf only appear later as the wine opens up in glass. The tannins are ripe with just the right amount of grip. There is a lovely crunchy, red berry lift at the back of the palate ensuring freshness and a long, lingering savoury finish.
  • KAAPZICHT ‘STEYTLER’ 2015 (STELLENBOSCH)
    Btl 990
    Very deep plum coloured rim with a dense, opaque centre. Inspired Pinotage with deep layers of rich black fruit, mulberry and spiced plums supported by beautifully integrated oak flavours; harmonious, powdery tannins give definition to the multi-layered fruit; richly textured, yet elegant with the balance to age beautifully.
  • RIJK’S (Reserve) 2013 (TULBAGH)
    Btl 1110
    Aromas of cherry, strawberry and cranberry with underlying coconut and cinnamon spice on the nose. These exquisite aromas carry through onto a rich, creamy lingering palate. Silky well integrated and elegant tannins show the perfect harmony and balance.
  • BEESLAAR 2015 (STELLENBOSCH)
    Btl 1205
    Nose shows cherries and plums, floral fragrance plus hints of chocolate and spice, cinnamon.  The palate shows great density – pure fruit, bright acidity and firm but fine tannins. It’s an acutely observed wine which provides great drinking pleasure.

PINOT NOIR

  • THORNE & DAUGHTERS ‘COPPER POT’ 2016 (ELGIN)
    Btl 300
  • DRIEHOEK 2015 (CEDERBERG)
    Btl 435
    Forming part of the highest lying vineyards in SA. A well-balanced Pinot Noir showing an abundance of red fruit, cherries and raspberries with an earthy undertone. A lingering taste of fruit with a smooth silky finish on the palate.
  • NEWTON JOHNSON (Walker Bay) 2015 (HEMEL-EN-AARDE VALLEY)
    Btl 465
    Bright cherry fruit, tea leaf, spice and attractive undergrowth notes. Great purity of fruit but it is gracefully backward. The fruit is wonderfully balanced by spice and a savoury thread.
  • CREATION RESERVE 2016 (HEMEL-EN-AARDE VALLEY)
    Btl 715
    Gleaming garnet with an inviting bouquet of spice – peppercorn and clove – supplemented by a delicate whiff of dried apricot. Smooth yet complex on the palate: layers of dried fruit mingle with hints of raspberry and piquant spice. A lingering wine with supple tannin.
  • NEWTON JOHNSON FAMILY VINEYARDS 2016 (HEMEL-EN-AARDE VALLEY)
    Btl 750
    Profound levels of dimension with years to develop. Pure red fruit aromas, soft spices, turkish delight fringes, gravel, deepens to black fruit and a sturdy, austere frame. Rich and luxurious. Full succulent fruit up front in the mouth, velvety and complex tannin, acid tension on the sides, black fruit down the middle. Grippy, austere backbone holds to a long finish.

BORDEAUX BLENDS

  • LA BRI ‘AFFINITY’ 2014 (FRANSCHHOEK)
    Btl 310
    Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Petit Verdot

    An exceptionally complex wine with smoky spice, cherry tobacco and hints of cedar oak on the nose. A rich full palate with firm tannins and lingering black fruit juiciness.

  • STONY BROOK ‘THE MAX’ 2014 (FRANSCHHOEK)
    Btl 360
    Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec, Petit Verdot

    The nose offers wonderful cigar box and caramelised blackberry aromas with a little red pepper, showcasing new-world fruit paired with old-world winemaking techniques. There is sweet, concentrated ripe red fruit on the palate, matched with rich, well-integrated tannins and a bright, elegant finish.

  • DELAIRE GRAFF ‘BOTMASKOP’ 2015 (STELLENBOSCH)
    Btl 555
    Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Petit Verdot, Merlot, Malbec

    Powerful, yet elegant and polished. Classic aromas of dark berry fruit, spice and cassis. The softness of tannins and balance in structure complete this wine on the palate.

  • VILAFONTE ‘SERIOUSLY OLD DIRT’ 2014 (PAARL)
    Btl 570
    Malbec, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon

    A dense wine, that is rich and full-bodied with complex aromas of black currant, black cherries, balsamic and fruitcake, lifted with warm aromas of nutmeg and all spice. The palate is soft on entry, a luscious mouth feel with a firm acidity that adds to jubilant expression of this wine.

  • VRIESENHOF ‘KALLISTA’ 2013 (STELLENBOSCH)
    Btl 660
    Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Malbec

    A shift toward approachability, with rich fruit and soft tannins.  The wine shows aromas of red fruit with a hint of apricot and a smoky finish.  Pepper and pencil lead fill out the mid palate.

  • KEET ‘FIRST VERSE’ 2012 (STELLENBOSCH
    Btl 930
    Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Petit Verdot, Malbec

    Cabernet Franc adds the spicy, restrained elegance and fine-grained tannins. Merlot introduces plum and red berry flavours, while the Cabernet Sauvignon provides rigidity with firm tannins and black berry and cassis flavours. The rich and ripe mulberry flavours of the Malbec are balanced by the fresh red berry acidity from the Petit Verdot.

  • DE TOREN ‘FUSION V’ 2015 (STELLENBOSCH)
    Btl 1095
    Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Petit Verdot, Merlot, Malbec

    The iconic Left Bank-based blend from De Toren, Fusion V is meticulously crafted from Bordeaux’s ‘Noble Five’ varietals and, with its complex flavours of liquorice, black cherry, cedar and dark berries, it offers a stylish departure for sophisticated oenophilic tastes.Soft as spun silk, with a lingering hint of sweet fruit on the back palate.

  • VILAFONTE ‘SERIES M’ 2014 (STELLENBOSCH)
    Btl 1165
    Merlot, Malbec, Cabernet Sauvignon

    Freshly picked dark cherries and black raspberries. Undertones of citrus flowers, lightly perfumed. On the palate, the brightness of the wine expresses with a flavor display of the fresh Spring fruits, with refined texture. The finish is firm and long, a balance of fruit and fine tannins, an underlying structure that does not assert itself but gives the wine weight and longevity.

  • VILAFONTE ‘SERIES C’ 2015 (STELLENBOSCH)
    Btl 1815
    Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Merlot

    Layers of dark fruit, an attractive cassis and French lavender perfume. Notes of pencil shavings, cacao and cedar elevates the complexity of this blend. Silky and seamless integration of tannins, refreshing mid-palate acidity with rich fruit and caramelized woody flavours that have great length.

RED BLENDS

  • Reyneke (Organic) 2016 (WESTERN CAPE)
    Btl 200
    Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon

    Cracked black pepper corn and savoury garrigue (thyme, rosemary, fennel) entry opening on to fresh red fruit notes

  • MULLINEUX ‘KLOOF STREET’ 2016 (SWARTLAND)
    Btl 255
    Syrah, Cinsaut, Carignan, Tinta Barocca, Grenache

    This seductive blend of Southern Rhône varieties has a perfumed nose of violets, spice and purple fruit. The medium to full bodied, food-friendly palate is finely textured with firm but approachable tannins and a fresh, lingering finish.

  • FABLE MOUNTAIN VINEYARDS ‘NIGHT SKY’ 2014 (TULBAGH)
    Btl 355
    Syrah, Grenache, Mourvèdre

    Exhibits aromas of carnation, rose spice and fynbos with hints of jasmine and undertones of herbs. On the palate, there is soft cherries, fragrant tannins and red berry fruits with a smooth lasting finish.

  • FAIRVIEW ‘HOMTINI’ 2015 (DARLING)
    Btl 390
    Sangiovese, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Shiraz

    Aromas of black cherries, pepper and dried Cape fynbos. A fresh, medium bodied palate with complex red fruit flavours and soft, silky tannins on the finish.

  • CREATION 2016 (HEMEL-EN-AARDE VALLEY)
    Btl 480
    Syrah, Grenache

    Alluring aromas of ripe black olive beckon from the glass, elegantly complemented by whiffs of pepper. A well-endowed, full-bodied Rhône-style blend rewarding with intense flavours of ripe plum, black pepper and the smokiness characteristic of Syrah. Supple, ripe tannins and well-integrated, natural acidity contribute to the appeal.

  • KEERMONT 2012 (STELLENBOSCH)
    Btl 615
    Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Petit Verdot, Malbec, Syrah

    Venetian red in colour, this wine exudes complex aromas of ripe cherry, wild berries, and dusty ‘fynbos’. The palate has an array of ripe berries, cherry sherbet, crushed herbs and spices. Elegant but firm tannin affords the wine a long dry succulent finish.

OTHER REDS

  • Kaapzicht Cinsaut 2015
    Btl 415
  • Arendsig Grenache 2016
    Btl 377
  • Vriesenhof Grenache 2015
    Btl 598
  • Doolhof Malbec 2015
    Btl 315

WHITE WINES

Wines by the glass

  • TRIZANNE SIGNATURE WINES SAUVIGNON BLANC 2017 (ELIM)
    Gls 75
  • BALEIA ‘INGE’ CHARDONNAY 2014 (RIVERSDALE)
    Gls 135
  • KLEINE ZALZE (Family Reserve) CHENIN BLANC 2016 (STELLENBOSCH)
    Gls 135
  • CELESTINA WHITE BLEND 2016 (BAARDSKEERDERSBOS, AGULHAS)
    Gls 105
  • FABLE MOUNTAIN VINEYARDS ‘JACKAL BIRD’ WHITE BLEND 2014 (WESTERN CAPE)
    Gls 115
    Chenin Blanc, Grenache Blanc, Roussanne, Chardonnay, Viognier
  • WATERKLOOF ‘CIRCUMSTANCE’ ROSE 2017 (STELLENBOSCH)
    Gls 75

SAUVIGNON BLANC

  • THELEMA ‘SUTHERLAND’ 2016 (ELGIN)
    Btl 195
    Prominent aromas of fresh citrus and passion fruit. These follow through on the palate with a lovely long mineral finish. It is fragrant and fruity with a dry, zesty finish.
  • TRIZANNE SIGNATURE WINES 2017 (ELIM)
    Btl 240
    Vibrant and fresh nose of crushed rocks, ripe pear and yellow gooseberry. Quite energetic on the palate which builds and has more profundity than one may first realise. Walks the tightrope between bracing Elim freshness and ripe fruit brilliantly. Finishes on a dry, clean and very classy note.
  • ATARAXIA 2017 (ELGIN)
    Btl 255
    Pure pungent fruit, but still shows hint of passion fruit and citrus as well as green melon aromas. Complemented by lively acidity.
  • WATERKLOOF ‘CIRCUMSTANCE’ 2016 (STELLENBOSCH)
    Btl 270
    Aromas of lime, citrus and a hint of fynbos greet the nose. The palate is layered with lots of texture and a balanced acidity, ending with a lingering minerality.
  • DELAIRE ‘COASTAL CUVEE’ 2017 (WESTERN CAPE)
    Btl 290
    Rich in tropical fruit flavours, underpinned by layers of blackcurrant, gooseberry and nettles. Well balanced and complex, it finishes long, with concentrated fruit and fresh, crisp acidity.
  • KLEIN CONSTANTIA 2016 (CONSTANTIA
    Btl 315
    Aromas of white peach and berries fill the nose. The fruit flavours follow through onto the full and expressive palate with an intense long finish, showcasing the typical Klein Constantia minerality.
  • IONA 2017 (ELGIN)
    Btl 345
    Fragrance of pure white grapefruit, intense tropical fruit, ripe gooseberry and fleshy kiwi fruit over-lay Iona’s distinctive herbal and floral undertones. Keenly balanced showing cut green apples and lime marmalade followed by great minerality and length.
  • KLEINE ZALZE (Family Reserve) 2016 (WESTERN CAPE)
    Btl 380
    Complex and complete, the wine shows a lot of upfront litchies, gooseberries and white peaches with an herbaceous element that will increase as the wine ages. Full bodied and very rich with a good balance of flavours from the 3 regions.

CHENIN BLANC

  • BEAUMONT (unwooded) 2017 (BOT RIVER, OVERBERG)
    Btl 210
    Made from 100% Bot River fruit, capturing the full flavour and potential that our terroir has to offer. It is a delicious example of cooler climate Chenin Blanc fermented in concrete and stainless steel tanks. Dry, fresh and delicious!
  • RAATS ‘ORIGINAL’ (unwooded) 2017 (STELLENBOSCH)
    Btl 245
    The wine has a distinctive yellow apple and pineapple core, alongside notes of green melon and limes. The wine is thus bursting with fresh fruit flavours. It ends with zesty citrus flavours, and has a long mineral finish. It is a classic example of a Chenin Blanc made from older vines, grown in very specific soil types.
  • KAAPZICHT ‘KLIPRUG’ 2016 (STELLENBOSCH)
    Btl 315
    From a 1982 vineyard. An enticing nose showing honeysuckle before pear, citrus (tangerine, naartjie) and stone fruit. The palate shows lovely purity and freshness – it’s intense but not weighty.
  • KLEINE ZALZE (Family Reserve) 2016 (STELLENBOSCH)
    Btl 430
    Concentrated aromas of pear, white peach and fynbos on the nose with layers of citrus and honeysuckle on the palate. Elegant fruit and integrated French oak flavours give this wine a creamy mouth feel and a long, fresh, earthy finish.
  • DE MORGENZON RESERVE 2016 (STELLENBOSCH)
    Btl 735
    This show stopping white displays effusive aromas of white flower, stone fruit, honey and toast which erupt into opulent flavours of pear, orange blossom, caramel and spice. It’s a world class wine offering that strikes a brilliant balance between lush fruit and crisp, mouth-watering acidity.
  • KAAPZICHT ‘1947’ 2016 (STELLENBOSCH)
    Btl 940
    Right up there with the best Cape Chenins in 2016, this is a thing of beauty and stunning complexity. Danie Steytler’s touch is very gentle here, producing a magical combination of old vine fruit, minerality, lees and subtle oak. Racy and focused, with tangerine, pear tart and sweet spices.
  • KEN FORRESTER ‘FMC’ 2015 (STELLENBOSCH)
    Btl 1065
    The pinnacle of what we consider to be the finest expression of the grapes of this varietal – an icon Chenin, a challenge to the world! Rich, layered with dried apricot, vanilla and honey.

CHARDONNAY

  • GLEN CARLOU (unwooded) 2017 (PAARL)
    Btl 225
    Subtle with hints of white peach, pear, pineapple and lemon rind.
  • HARTENBERG 2016 (STELLENBOSCH)
    Btl 285
    Lemon, lime, chalky notes with a succulent flavourful palate.
  • SPRINGFIELD ‘WILD YEAST’ (unwooded) 2017 (ROBERTSON)
    Btl 285
    Fermented with native yeast present in the vineyard, abounds with flavours of pineapples and pear drops.
  • EIKENDAL 2016 (STELLENBOSCH)
    Btl 335
    This wine is packed with freshness and hints of minerality, enriched with crisp, ripe pears, honeysuckle, orange peel, apples and honey.
  • JORDAN (Barrel Fermented) 2017 (STELLENBOSCH)
    Btl 375
    A variety of chardonnay clones planted on different slopes, harvested at different ripening levels. These practices help to achieve natural balance and allows for different textural components. Bold and graceful with fragrances of lemon biscuit and overripe oranges.
  • BALEIA ‘INGE’ 2014 (RIVERSDALE)
    Btl 420
    This chardonnay exudes ripe tropical fruit notes, dried peaches and charming hints of butterscotch and toffee. The wine is soft in the mouth, shows citrus on the mid palate and a lingering finish of lemon drops with a fine trace of oak.
  • UVA MIRA ‘THE MIRA’ 2015 (STELLENBOSCH)
    Btl 435
    A wine of real poise and fruit purity with sweet, juicy lime offset by fresh, lingering acidity. Complex and balanced with an elegant creaminess and chalky texture.
  • ATARAXIA 2016 (HEMEL-EN-AARDE VALLEY)
    Btl 555
    The palate is penetrating and profound yet graceful and poised. A forceful mineral acidity is beautifully balanced by a subtle yet compelling intensity of fruit. Classic length, creaminess and intriguing complexity define this stylish, world-class Chardonnay.
  • HARTENBERG ‘THE ELEANOR’ 2015 (STELLENBOSCH
    Btl 695
    The Eleanor Chardonnay honours the matriarch of the Finlayson family. Strong and resolute in character, yet always sophisticated and poised. Creamy citrus, nutty, mineral and elderflower flavours with a refreshing acidity. An elegant wine with a persistent finish.
  • KERSHAW ‘CLONAL SELECTION’ 2015 (ELGIN)
    Btl 695
    It has a restrained, mineral style focused on elegance with a white fruit character, some oatmeal and some complexity gained from percipiently applied wood.

WHITE BLENDS

  • CELESTINA 2016 (BAARDSKEERDERSBOS, AGULHAS)
    Btl 325
    Sauvignon Blanc, Semillon

    The Sauvignon brings deep, green fruit with a hint of lemon zest, whilst the Semillon adds depth and palate-weight. The oak plays no role other than aiding evolution into a well-integrated wine. Overall, it displays the typical Cape Agulhas characteristics of minerality, raciness and gentle acidity with a faint saltiness at the end.

  • FABLE MOUNTAIN VINEYARDS ‘JACKAL BIRD’ 2014 (WESTERN CAPE)
    Btl 335
    Chenin Blanc, Grenache Blanc, Roussanne, Chardonnay, Viognier

    It shows peach, cut apple, spice and a little earthiness. The palate is rich and broad with moderate

    acidity, very flavourful.

  • ELEMENTAL BOB ‘COSMIC HAND’ 2015 (WESTERN CAPE)
    Btl 350
    Viognier, Chenin Blanc, Verdelho, Semillon

    A complex nose of citrus, apple, peach and apricot as well as hay and spice. Extremely flavourful on the palate.

     

  • KEERMONT 2015 (STELLENBOSCH)
    Btl 385
    Chenin Blanc, Viognier, Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay

    This wine has a bouquet driven by vanilla and butterscotch with undertones of peach and cut grass. Upfront fruit flavours of peach and apricot are complimented by hints of spice and green pepper as well as a touch of oak. The palate has a crunchy apple acidity which holds the wine together into a long succulent dry finish.

  • TRIZANNE SIGNATURE WINES 2015 (ELIM)
    Btl 390
    Sauvignon Blanc, Semillon

    Rich aromatics of lime, fresh pear, winter melon, hazelnuts and a touch of herbs. This intensity is continued on the palate with integrated flavours of fruit, spice and minerality; it is luxurious yet finely detailed. The elegance of the savoury finish is noticeable as the flavours very slowly fade. A delicious, elegant wine that leaves the drinker refreshed.

  • MULLINEUX ‘OLD VINES’ 2016 (SWARTLAND)
    Btl 600
    Chenin Blanc, Grenache Blanc, Viognier, Clairette Blanche, Semillon

    This wine has a nose of ripe, green citrus fruit and floral elements. The palate is fairly full and richly textured with mineral notes. The finish is fresh and pithy.

  • IONA ‘ONE MAN BAND’ 2015 (ELGIN)
    Btl 672
    Sauvignon Blanc, Semillon

    Lovely pure fruit, elegant and vibrant. Floral with white stone fruit and blackcurrant. Tangerine lingers on the mid palate with a long savoury finish of pea shoots, fine herbs and sea breeze. Complex, layered, classic and poised.

OTHER WHITES

  • SHANNON SEMILLON 2015 (ELGIN)
    Btl 480
    It is round on entry, then dense and concentrated in the middle, with a saline element giving the spice and citrus flavors a tactile feel that remind one of an Old World version of this grape
  • CEDERBERG BUKETTRAUBE 2017 (CEDERBERG)
    Btl 210
    A rare cultivar with 77 hectares left in the world. It’s an explosion of aroma and flavour. It has prominent Muscat flavours with apricot and floral notes on the nose. A well-balanced wine with a delicious sweetness and a crisp acidity.

METHODE CAP CLASSIQUE

  • STEENBERG ‘1682’ BLANC DE BLANCS NV
    Btl 385
    (CONSTANTIA)
  • COLMANT BLANC DE BLANCS NV
    Btl 540 | Gls 115
    (FRANSCHHOEK)
  • AVONDALE ‘ARMILLA’ BLANC DE BLANCS 2010
    Btl 555
    (PAARL)
  • WELTEVREDE PHILIP JONKER ‘ENTHEOS’ BRUT NV
    Btl 295 | Gls 75
  • GRAHAM BECK BRUT NV
    Btl 370
    (ROBERTSON)
  • KLEIN CONSTANTIA VINTAGE BRUT 2014
    Btl 545
    (CONSTANTIA)
  • GRAHAM BECK BRUT ROSE NV
    Btl 370
    (ROBERTSON)
  • SILVERTHORN ‘THE GENIE’ BRUT ROSE NV
    Btl 495
    (ROBERTSON)
  • LE LUDE BRUT ROSE NV
    Btl 120 | Gls 605
    (WESTERN CAPE)

CHAMPAGNE

  • LAURENT-PERRIER BRUT NV
    Btl 1150
    (TOURS-SUR-MARNE)
  • MOET & CHANDON BRUT IMPERIAL NV
    Btl 1295
    (EPERNAY)
  • POL ROGER BRUT RESERVE
    Btl 1300
    (EPERNAY)
  • VEUVE CLICQUOT BRUT NV
    Btl 1490
    (REIMS)
  • DOM PERIGNON VINTAGE BRUT 2006
    Btl 4525
    (EPERNAY)
  • TAITTINGER BRUT ROSE NV
    Btl 1755
    (REIMS)
  • LAURENT-PERRIER BRUT ROSE NV
    Btl 2115
    (TOURS-SUR-MARNE)   

ROSE

  • THELEMA ‘SUTHERLAND’ 2017 (ELGIN)
    Btl 160
    Dry and deliciously refreshing, our Grenache Rosé offers layers of berries and red fruit aromas with a hint of white pepper on the palate. The wine is full of flavour with a crisp finish.
  • FABLE MOUNTAIN VINEYARDS ‘RAPTOR POST’ 2016 (WESTERN CAPE)
    Btl 210
    Grenache, Grenache Blanc, Grenache Gris, Syrah             

    A Provence style rosé that shows a lightness and elegance. Natural fermentation with 6 months maturation in older barrels.

  • WATERKLOOF ‘CIRCUMSTANCE’ 2017 (STELLENBOSCH)
    Btl 215
    Delicate floral aromas, with hints of minerality prominent on the nose. The palate is soft with a lingering aftertaste.
  • KLEINOOD (Tamboerskloof) ‘KATHARIEN’ 2017 (STELLENBOSCH)
    Btl 255
    Light Salmon coloured Rose with strawberry, tropical fruits kiwi and papaya and subtle spice notes on the nose, followed by fruit punch flavours on the palate. No acidification ensures that this wine offers a rich and balanced mouth-feel.

DESSERT & PORT WINES

  • GLEN CARLOU ‘THE WELDER’ NOBLE LATE HARVEST 2015 (STELLENBOSCH)
    Btl 255 | Gls 55
    Dried apricots, peaches and honey blossom are exhibited on the nose. The palate shows granadilla, pineapple and wild honey flavours. The acidity is in balance and the finish is long and clean.
  • POST HOUSE ‘TRESKILLING YELLOW’ NOBLE LATE HARVEST 2015 (STELLENBOSCH)
    Btl 395 | Gls 75
    This Noble Late Harvest offers up honeyed walnuts, dried apricot, honey orange marmalade and pineapple. In the mouth, it is full-bodied sweet and powerful with refreshing acidity as well as massive concentration. Classic rich mouth reminiscent of Sauternes.
  • KLEIN CONSTANTIA ‘VIN DE CONSTANCE’ NATURAL SWEET 2014 (CONSTANTIA)
    Btl 1750
    Bright and gold in appearance with aromas of citrus marmalade and frangi pani abundant on the nose. The palate is full bodied and complex. A good sugar to fruit ratio combined with a great acidity ensures the wine is in balance. The wine concludes with a long, spicy and grippy finish.
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