Deep purple with ruby highlights. On the nose fragrances of spicy, toasted and mineral notes, accompanied by ripe aromas of red berries. On the palate, the wine has good acidity, is balanced and has marked tannins.
Deep red in colour with hints of violet. The complex bouquet offers warm spices, cocoa, coffee, liquorice and ripe berry fruit. Soft and velvety on the palate, the full-bodied Canace has fresh acidity, which is balanced with elegant tannins and lingering spice.
Red fruit, cassis and smoke on the nose. Luscious plum, blackberry and mocha on the palate with hints of oak and leather. The high altitude of the vineyard site ensures fresh and ample acidity to make this a great partner for food, especially meat. It is smooth and complex with elegant tannins. A must-try wine!
Complex and elegant aromas of blackberries, plums and cherries combine with subtle hints of vanilla and rich toasty notes. Beautifully textured with a mouth-filling palate of ripe berried fruits against a mineral backdrop and a long lasting finish.
An intense wine with flavours of black cherry complemented by delicate floral notes and vanilla spice from the well-integrated oak. Smooth and flavoursome on the palate with good structure through to a spicy and warm finish.
Expressive aromas of ripe red fruits are elevated by smoky notes of roasted coffee. Soft with a silky texture, the wine opens up with beautiful volume and is full of finesse and elegance.
Herbal and spicy notes give way to an intense expression of fresh raspberries and cherries with subtle hints of green pepper and a fine, granitic minerality. Notes of dark chocolate intermingled with sweet berries lead to refined, smooth tannins and a vibrant acidity that lends a fresh, juicy mouthfeel.
Leather, vanilla and spice of traditionally made Rioja enveloped in a smooth and textured palate. Balanced, with ripe, wild strawberries and integrated tannins through to a long, lingering finish.
Elysium is a brilliant crimson purple colour with aromas of ripe berries, rose petals, strawberries and lychees. The vibrant acidity balances beautifully with the sweetness of this wine making it very refreshing.
Groot Constantia’s flagship red shows beautiful complexity on the nose, with ripe, rich flavours of blackcurrant, dark chocolate and graphite, supported by notes of cinnamon and cedar wood from the generous use of new oak. The black fruit and sweet spice follow through to the palate and the firm structure promises excellent ageing potential.
A perfumed and elegant wine, showing aromas of dark cherry and violet complemented by a touch of cedar. Opulent, with elegant tannins enveloping the layers of fruit through to a smooth and velvety finish.
Deep and complex flavours of prunes, black cherry jam, spice and tobacco weave through the full bodied palate with its velvety texture and long, complex finish of cocoa, coffee and vanilla bean. Quite delicious.
A white wine, from an elaboration between Equipo Navazos and Dirk Niepoort following the same rigorous criteria of the best winemakers two centuries ago. a) the palomino fino grape, b) sourced from the best vineyards, c) fermented in butt, d) making use only of wild yeast, e) aged under the veil of flor that would grow immediately after fermentation had stopped, f) without fortification. Navazos-Niepoort is a unique wine, with Sherry like aromas, limestone and chalk dust notes. A wine full of character, vibrant, fresh and mineral, showing the pure expression of chalky soil.
Expressive notes of honey, spice and candied fruits lead to a refreshing and beautifully balanced palate. This full-bodied and rich wine has great finesse.
Ruby red with violet reflections in the glass. The nose has an intense and pleasant aromas of violet and ripe red fruit with a hint of sweet spices in the background. On the palate, it is very enjoyable, light and round. The tannins are delicate and surprising for the good balance of drinking. Closes on light notes of bitter almond.
A wonderful example of Xinomavro, with its complex, but typical bouquet of small berried red fruits, leather and pepper, clove and vanilla spice. Structured, with rounded tannins and a balancing acidity, this wine has well-integrated oak and quince on the finish.
A complex bouquet of ripe blackberry combined with exotic spice, vanilla, clove and cracked pepper. Full bodied on the palate, with rounded tannins, a balancing freshness, this blend delivers rich, dark fruits and intense quince flavours, with vanilla tones from the seamlessly integrated oak through to a long persistent finish.
Concentrated and powerful, this is a very complex yet elegant wine with aromas of wild blackberries, black cherries, liquorice and floral notes. Perfectly balanced with a great structure, rounded palate and an elegant finish.
A luscious blend of three Greek indigenous varietals, where ripe dark fruits combine with notes of raisin, coffee, cacao and a hint of spice. Perfumed and polished, this smooth, medium bodied wine delivers sweet and sour notes of black plum, with depth and spice leading to a dry finish. Totally unique.
Rich and robust, with ripe red fruits enveloped in spicy aromas. On the palate, this is a savoury and earthy wine with warm and expressive flavours through to a long, satisfying finish.
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.
Elegant aromas of wild dark fruits are layered with subtle hints of vanilla, chocolate and spice. Complex and rich on the palate, with smooth ripe tannins and a long, generous finish.
This wine is intense cherry red in colour. Aromas of ripe strawberries, raspberries and cranberries are framed by subtle notes of vanilla and spice. On the palate, the wine is full bodied with silky tannins and a bright acidity which carries the aromas onto the lingering finish.
The wine is super clean, full of fruit and with layers of complexity that add spice and earth; granite gives personality to the Cannonau and the altitudes give the fresh-acidic vein that allows longevity.
Red berries and notes of ripe citrus fruit are complemented by elegant notes of violet and delicate spice. The palate expresses itself with an intriguing, harmonious complexity, with a full and persistent finish.
A breath-taking Pinot Noir with extraordinary texture, elegance and poise. Complex and lifted aromas of raspberries, red cherries and spicy savoury characters lead to a palate with spicy red fruit, fine tannins and an everlasting finish.
Brilliant ruby red in colour, this wine has a bouquet full of typical cherry and strawberry fruit. The palate continues with complex layers of beautiful fruit notes and finishes with a spicy character. Ruberpan is ready to drink now but also has the potential to age well.
Bright cherry red in colour, with fresh black fruit aromas, with spice, balsamic, underbrush and cedar notes. A full bodied crianza that is well structured, elegant with a long mineral like finish.
An exotic experience which shifts your mind to another place. Cassis, blackberryn and cherry on the nose with hints of white pepper, ground herbs and the strongn floral perfume of crushed violets. Light and elegant, but structured with a fresh acidity. Delicious with a slow-roasted shoulder of lamb and gratin dauphinoise; wood-fired pigeon or a warm lentil salad with Portobello mushrooms. To experience the best this wine has to offer, decanting is suggested.
A vibrant Mencia, with aromatic notes of lilac, violet, fresh red fruits interlaced withmineral overtones. Harmoniously balanced, with restrained tannins and a textured palate, full of fleshy red fruits and a savoury character on the long, intense finish. Lamb cutlets with seasoned vegetables, or steak au poivre.
This wine is bright garnet in colour. It has delicate aromas of red cherries, liquorice with a hint of smokiness. The palate is intense showing notes of dried raspberry jam, mint, cedar and tobacco. Medium bodied, this wine has lifted aromatics and bright fruit.
Rathfinny’s rosé has a vivid coral hue and a vibrant nose with aromas of cranberry, cherry blossom and red apple. The palate is lively with concentrated notes of pink grapefruit and brioche. Juicy acidity and silky texture punctuate the wine’s refreshing finish.
The quintessential Russian River Valley Chardonnay, this wine offers a lustrous pale straw hue and lively aromas of citrus, nectarine and yellow flowers. The supple texture and seamlessly structured palate are layered with white peach, apricot, lemon zest and apple. Notes of minerality linger over the long, pleasurable finish.
A complex and typical Xinomavro, showing aromas of ripe red berries, strawberries, dark cherries, liquorice, sundried tomatoes and delicate spice. Full bodied and structured on the palate, with a rich depth of fruit, concentrated savoury notes and a touch of oak. The velvety tannins lead through to a persistent and aromatic finish.
Sourced predominately from estates that are defined by their proximity to the coast and Russian River climate, the wine displays vivid crimson and aromas of violet, Morello cherry, and black tea. Velvet tannins on the palate ride along a juicy backbone of flavours such as cranberry, Blood orange, and Damson plum. The finish is long, powered behind a crisp acidity and appealing red clay-like minerality.
A mature wine with intense black fruit aromas complemented by hints of cedar, spice and floral touches of violets. Firm, mature tannins surround a fresh, textured palate with harmonious balance. Serve with game, grilled red meats or cheese.
A luscious and velvety textured wine full of intense black fruit and berry notes with hints of wild herbs and spice, complemented by a beautifully balanced sweetness.
This wine is deep ruby in colour. On the nose, there are pronounced aromas of cranberries, red cherries and ripe strawberries coupled with hints of liquorice and baking spice. On the palate, the wine is full bodied with silky tannins and intense flavours of ripe red fruits and spice which are carried by a vibrant acidity onto the lingering finish.
This wine has aromas of cherry, rosehip and spices with enticing savoury undertones of truffle and autumnal earth. Supple and elegant on the palate, the wine has good concentration and fine, smooth tannins that lead to a long, lingering finish.
This is a deep, dark wine showing a rich, fruit-forward bouquet of ripe blueberries, cherries, freshly-made jam, a touch of balsam and some herbal notes, which follow through to the palate. The savoury characters are balanced with rounded tannins and a freshness on the finish, which is typical of the area.
An intense and concentrated wine displaying a depth of black fruits complemented by notes of dark chocolate. Textured and full-flavoured, with lovely ripe tannins through to a long finish.
A distinguished wine offering intense and seductive aromas of ripe red berried fruits enhanced by smoky notes and subtle spice. Full and rich on the palate with an opulent texture carrying flavours of wild strawberry, pepper and fresh liquorice through to a long finish. This is full of elegance and finesse.
This is a rich and ripe Merlot delivering aromas of sun ripened plum, mocha and dark chocolate enveloped in delicate hints of oak spice, tobacco and cinnamon. The palate of ripe black fruits and subtle oak is framed by firm tannins through to a lingering finish.
This wine is deep ruby red in colour, with purple tones and a wonderful display of rich aromas. The nose is enticing and spicy with floral notes. The palate is structured with soft tannins that lead to a finish that is fresh, complex and long, with notes of blueberry and blackberry.
A beautifully layered wine with opulent fruit flavours of white peach, ripe apricot and delicate citrus notes complemented by hints of floral and dried green herbs. The palate is rich, textured and elegant.
Complex notes of spice and graphite are underpinned by red fruit preserve. A very textured and silky wine with lovely, full concentration, the tight tannic thread gives it beautiful volume and remarkable length.
A stylish Barolo, with expressive aromas of dried fruit, roses and tar. The deep fruits are layered with minerality on the smooth and mouth-filling palate and sweet tannins weave through to a very long, elegant finish.
Vibrant cherry red. Dark-fruited with fragrant, almost floral, oak aromas. On the palate, youthful, lively red and black fruits mingle with alluring spice and plush, peppery tannins. The finish is long and appealing.
La Grola is a full bodied, intense and elegant wine. Dark, ruby red in colour, it has aromas of wild berries, juniper, tobacco and coffee essence. The high plant density and resulting low yields give this wine its unique concentration.
Deep purple with ruby red rim. Pronounced aromas of black fruits, cracked pepper, smoke and toast. Full bodied with well balanced tannins. The palate displays dense black fruits, cherries with a long smoky/toasty finish. Mineral and complex.
Cherry red with violet hues. Intense, fresh, elegant nose where red fruit, strawberry and raspberry sensations dominate, as well as floral and violet notes. In the background, very well integrated vanilla, tobacco and minerals. Elegant and silky. On the palate it is fresh, with red fruit. Round, soft, silky tannin. Balanced acidity, freshness and varietal notes dominate in perfect harmony with wood flavours that give the wine complexity. The oak aging is well integrated and very elegant.
Aromatic & intense, lovely aromas of wild red berries, blossom, nutmeg & hints of sandalwood. Fresh, fruity and well balanced with sensations of raspberries, vanilla and cinnamon.
Aromatic and intense, lovely aromas of wild red berries, blossom, nutmeg and hints of sandalwood. Fresh, fruity and well balanced with sensations of raspberries, vanilla and cinnamon.
Capturing the diversity and complexity from the region, this displays a dark ruby hue with aromas of crushed violets, graphite, and blueberry. A burst of licorice and boysenberry are revealed on the palate carried along by bright savory spices and mineral notes that persist throughout. Polished tannins kick in giving the wine a soft texture along with a lively acidity that gives the wine a clean, extended finish.
The wine from the Kloof Vineyard is totally unique to South Africa. Pure fruit (soft white pear and bright limey citrus) razor sharp acidity and well-judged oak result in a wine that is precise, intricate yet layered, focussed and fine with significant ageing potential. It has a beautiful oyster shell minerality, a slight saline note, a long finish and good weight on the back palate.