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  • Goedverwacht, Great Expectations Crane Red, Merlot, Robertson, 2018 (Screwcap)

    Product Code: GDV418

    Goedverwacht, Great Expectations Crane Red, Merlot, Robertson, 2018 (Screwcap)

    “From a vineyard with a high clay content which suits Merlot. It’s always made in a slightly old-fashioned style, gutsy and lightly smokey, with...”

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    Medium Bodied

    Rated 3 out of 5
    Light > Full
    • Origin: South Africa
    • Region: Robertson
    • Colour: Red
    • Bottle Size: 75cl
    • ABV: 14%
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  • Six Hats, Chenin Blanc, Western Cape, 2019 (Screwcap)

    Product Code: SIX119

    Six Hats, Chenin Blanc, Western Cape, 2019 (Screwcap)

    “Six hats is the Piekenierskloof estate’s second, Fairtrade label, including fruit not just from the estate but from farmers near Malmesbury too....”

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    Dry

    Rated 1 out of 5
    Dry > Sweet
    • Origin: South Africa
    • Region: Western Cape
    • Colour: White
    • Bottle Size: 75cl
    • ABV: 12.5%
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  • Goedverwacht, Great Expectations, Chardonnay, Robertson, 2019 (Screwcap)

    Product Code: GDV119

    Goedverwacht, Great Expectations, Chardonnay, Robertson, 2019 (Screwcap)

    “Our favourite wine at this estate - and one which has become more and more popular, even to the point of us selling it to some smart restaurants - is...”

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    Dry

    Rated 1 out of 5
    Dry > Sweet
    • Origin: South Africa
    • Region: Robertson
    • Colour: White
    • Bottle Size: 75cl
    • ABV: 12.8%
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  • Cape Atlantic, Sauvignon Blanc, Western Cape, 2019 (Screwcap)

    Product Code: CED619

    Cape Atlantic, Sauvignon Blanc, Western Cape, 2019 (Screwcap)

    “We are the sole importers of this brilliantly charged and zippy SB, made by top Cape winemaker David Nieuwoudt at Cederberg. Although there is no...”

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    Dry

    Rated 1 out of 5
    Dry > Sweet
    • Origin: South Africa
    • Region: Western Cape
    • Colour: White
    • Bottle Size: 75cl
    • ABV: 13.5%
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  • Goedverwacht, Great Expectations Shiraz, Robertson, 2018 (Screwcap)

    Product Code: GDV618

    Goedverwacht, Great Expectations Shiraz, Robertson, 2018 (Screwcap)

    “Pretty raspberry and vanilla scent. Bright berried fruit with a hint of earthiness. Excellent Syrah / Shiraz typicity. Supple and deservedly popular....”

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    Medium Bodied

    Rated 3 out of 5
    Light > Full
    • Origin: South Africa
    • Region: Robertson
    • Colour: Red
    • Bottle Size: 75cl
    • ABV: 14%
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  • HALF Rustenberg, Straw Wine, Coastal Region, 2019

    Product Code: RUS919

    HALF Rustenberg, Straw Wine, Coastal Region, 2019

    “From 81.5% Chenin Blanc and 18.5% Viognier dried on straw in the Italian passito manner to concentrate juice and sugar. Very luscious (an amazing 226...”

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    Sweet

    Rated 4 out of 5
    Dry > Sweet
    • Origin: South Africa
    • Region: Coastal Region
    • Colour: White
    • Bottle Size: 37.5cl
    • ABV: 9.5%
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  • Doring Bay, Sauvignon Blanc, Western Cape, 2019 (Screwcap)

    Product Code: FRY319

    Doring Bay, Sauvignon Blanc, Western Cape, 2019 (Screwcap)

    “Doring Bay is the second line of Fryer’s Cove. An intense, green-fruited and zippy example, based on their cool coastal fruit, punchy and...”

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    Dry

    Rated 2 out of 5
    Dry > Sweet
    • Origin: South Africa
    • Region: Western Cape
    • Colour: White
    • Bottle Size: 75cl
    • ABV: 13.5%
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  • Badenhorst Family Wines, Papegaai, Palomino / Semillon, Western Cape, 2019 (Screwcap)

    Product Code: BAD219

    Badenhorst Family Wines, Papegaai, Palomino / Semillon, Western Cape, 2019 (Screwcap)

    “By European standards this is a strange blend: the Spanish Palomino grape, known for sherry; with Semillon, best known for dry and late harvest wines...”

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    Dry

    Rated 2 out of 5
    Dry > Sweet
    • Origin: South Africa
    • Region: Western Cape
    • Colour: White
    • Bottle Size: 75cl
    • ABV: 12.5%
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  • Badenhorst, Secateurs White, Chenin Blanc, Swartland, 2019 (Screwcap)

    Product Code: BAD119

    Badenhorst, Secateurs White, Chenin Blanc, Swartland, 2019 (Screwcap)

    “10% goes into old oak barrels, giving volume rather than oak flavour, and the wine gains weight from about seven months on its lees. This is just so...”

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    Dry

    Rated 1 out of 5
    Dry > Sweet
    • Origin: South Africa
    • Region: Swartland
    • Colour: White
    • Bottle Size: 75cl
    • ABV: 13.5%
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  • Vriesenhof, Pinotage, Stellenbosch, 2017 (Screwcap)

    Product Code: VRI317

    Vriesenhof, Pinotage, Stellenbosch, 2017 (Screwcap)

    “Pinotage, a grape created in the Cape in 1925 as a cross of Pinot Noir and Cinsault, is a Marmite grape, dividing wine drinkers into two camps. When...”

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    Medium Bodied

    Rated 3 out of 5
    Light > Full
    • Origin: South Africa
    • Region: Stellenbosch
    • Colour: Red
    • Bottle Size: 75cl
    • ABV: 14%
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  • Cederberg, Chenin Blanc, Cederberg, 2019 (Screwcap)

    Product Code: CED119

    Cederberg, Chenin Blanc, Cederberg, 2019 (Screwcap)

    “Always our benchmark wine at this estate - this is the 17th continuous vintage we have shipped. As usual, almost water white. Open, appealing scent...”

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    Dry

    Rated 1 out of 5
    Dry > Sweet
    • Origin: South Africa
    • Region: Cederberg
    • Colour: White
    • Bottle Size: 75cl
    • ABV: 13%
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  • Badenhorst, Secateurs Red, Swartland, 2019 (Screwcap)

    Product Code: BAD619

    Badenhorst, Secateurs Red, Swartland, 2019 (Screwcap)

    “Over the years this has changed from being a chunky blend based on Syrah to a more graceful one based on Cinsault (backed by Grenache and Shiraz),...”

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    Light-Medium Bodied

    Rated 2 out of 5
    Light > Full
    • Origin: South Africa
    • Region: Swartland
    • Colour: Red
    • Bottle Size: 75cl
    • ABV: 13%
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  • Cederberg, Bukettraube, Cederberg, 2019 (Screwcap)

    Product Code: CED319

    Cederberg, Bukettraube, Cederberg, 2019 (Screwcap)

    “"Cederberg produce a well-made, exotically-fruited version with around 25g/l residual sugar", Jancis Robinson , Wine Grapes, 2012. We...”

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    Off dry

    Rated 2 out of 5
    Dry > Sweet
    • Origin: South Africa
    • Region: Cederberg
    • Colour: White
    • Bottle Size: 75cl
    • ABV: 13%
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  • Piekenierskloof, Cinsault, 2019

    Product Code: PIK619

    Piekenierskloof, Cinsault, 2019

    “Please note this is NOT the wine recommended by Jancis Robinson in the FT on the 12th of December but the following (very similar) vintage.”

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    Medium Bodied

    Rated 3 out of 5
    Light > Full
    • Origin: South Africa
    • Region: Piekenierskloof
    • Colour: Red
    • Bottle Size: 75cl
    • ABV: 14.5%
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  • Koelfontein Chardonnay, Ceres, 2017

    Product Code: KOE117

    Koelfontein Chardonnay, Ceres, 2017

    “From a block planted in 1987, and about 1/3 matured in new barrels, 2/3 second fill. Opulent, exotic, full-on example – an old-fashioned Cape...”

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    Dry

    Rated 1 out of 5
    Dry > Sweet
    • Origin: South Africa
    • Region: Ceres
    • Colour: White
    • Bottle Size: 75cl
    • ABV: 14.5%
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  • Paserene, Midnight, Western Cape, 2018

    Product Code: PAR118

    Paserene, Midnight, Western Cape, 2018

    “Pure Cabernet Sauvignon. As the name suggest, very dark and glossy. Delightfully perfumed – cassis. So smooth, polished and velvety. Fine tannins....”

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    Full-bodied

    Rated 4 out of 5
    Light > Full
    • Origin: South Africa
    • Region: Western Cape
    • Colour: Red
    • Bottle Size: 75cl
    • ABV: 14%
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  • Piekenierskloof, Grenache Noir, 2019

    Product Code: PIK819

    Piekenierskloof, Grenache Noir, 2019

    “Piekenierskloof has more Grenache planted than any other estate in the Cape – that’s why so many of the young gun winemakers buy their Grenache...”

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    Full-bodied

    Rated 4 out of 5
    Light > Full
    • Origin: South Africa
    • Region: Piekenierskloof
    • Colour: Red
    • Bottle Size: 75cl
    • ABV: 13.5%
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  • Domaine des Dieux, Syrah-Mourvèdre, Hemel-en-Aarde Ridge, 2014

    Product Code: DDD814

    Domaine des Dieux, Syrah-Mourvèdre, Hemel-en-Aarde Ridge, 2014

    “Made by Syrah specialist Niels Verburg of nearby Luddite, about 95% Syrah in this vintage, full-flavoured and meaty, but also smooth, offering fresh...”

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    Medium Bodied

    Rated 3 out of 5
    Light > Full
    • Origin: South Africa
    • Region: Hemel-en-Aarde Ridge
    • Colour: Red
    • Bottle Size: 75cl
    • ABV: 15%
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  • Fryer's Cove, Sauvignon Blanc, Bamboes Bay, 2017

    Product Code: FRY117

    Fryer's Cove, Sauvignon Blanc, Bamboes Bay, 2017

    “A Cape Pouilly-Fumé - an intense mouthful of gooseberry and passion-fruit, checked by crisp minerality. Some tasters may taste salt in this wine -...”

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    Dry, Crisp

    Rated 1 out of 5
    Dry > Sweet
    • Origin: South Africa
    • Region: Bamboes Bay
    • Colour: White
    • Bottle Size: 75cl
    • ABV: 14%
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  • Koelfontein, Shiraz, Ceres, 2018

    Product Code: KOE618

    Koelfontein, Shiraz, Ceres, 2018

    “This terrific Shiraz, given 20 months in new French barrels, is spectacular and has garnered a slew of medals in the local wine competions: Veritas...”

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    Full-bodied

    Rated 4 out of 5
    Light > Full
    • Origin: South Africa
    • Region: Ceres
    • Colour: Red
    • Bottle Size: 75cl
    • ABV: 14.5%
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  • Domaine des Dieux, Chardonnay, Hemel-en-Aarde Ridge, 2016

    Product Code: DDD116

    Domaine des Dieux, Chardonnay, Hemel-en-Aarde Ridge, 2016

    “ "A smart cool-climate Chardonnay. About 30 per cent new oak. A perfect, luxurious but keenly priced alternative to white burgundy with...”

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    Dry

    Rated 1 out of 5
    Dry > Sweet
    • Origin: South Africa
    • Region: Hemel-en-Aarde
    • Colour: White
    • Bottle Size: 75cl
    • ABV: 13.5%
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  • Domaine des Dieux, Josephine Pinot Noir, Hemel-en-Aarde Ridge, 2015

    Product Code: DDD615

    Domaine des Dieux, Josephine Pinot Noir, Hemel-en-Aarde Ridge, 2015

    “From cool vineyards at the top of the Hemel-en-Aarde Valley. As the vines here age, this wine is getting more refined: the 2015 is certainly the best...”

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    Medium Bodied

    Rated 3 out of 5
    Light > Full
    • Origin: South Africa
    • Region: Hemel-en-Aarde
    • Colour: Red
    • Bottle Size: 75cl
    • ABV: 13.5%
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  • Domaine des Dieux, Methode Cap Classique, Rosé, Rose of Sharon,  Walker Bay, 2011

    Product Code: DDD411

    Domaine des Dieux, Methode Cap Classique, Rosé, Rose of Sharon, Walker Bay, 2011

    “Named after the biblical story of Solomon, who compared his love to the blossoming of the Rose of Sharon, this is from 58% Pinot Noir and 42%...”

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    Dry

    Rated 2 out of 5
    Dry > Sweet
    • Origin: South Africa
    • Region: Walker Bay
    • Colour: Rosé
    • Bottle Size: 75cl
    • ABV: 11.5%
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  • Domaine des Dieux, Methode Cap Classique, Brut, Claudia, South Africa, 2013

    Product Code: DDD413

    Domaine des Dieux, Methode Cap Classique, Brut, Claudia, South Africa, 2013

    “"This South African wine may taste slightly more like a sparkling Chardonnay than champagne but look at the price! It’s an absolute charmer...”

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    Dry

    Rated 2 out of 5
    Dry > Sweet
    • Origin: South Africa
    • Region: Elgin
    • Colour: White
    • Bottle Size: 75cl
    • ABV: 12%
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  • Fryer's Cove, Pinot Noir, Bamboes Bay, 2017

    Product Code: FRY617

    Fryer's Cove, Pinot Noir, Bamboes Bay, 2017

    “Attractive, soft ruby tone; pretty cherry and lightly floral aromas. Supple, pleasingly fleshy palate with lots of strawberry and raspberry upfront....”

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    Medium Bodied

    Rated 3 out of 5
    Light > Full
    • Origin: South Africa
    • Region: Western Cape
    • Colour: Red
    • Bottle Size: 75cl
    • ABV: 12.5%
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  • Cederberg, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cederberg, 2018

    Product Code: CED718

    Cederberg, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cederberg, 2018

    “In the cool mountain vineyards Cabernet enjoys a long ripening period, excellent for aromatics. From twenty year old vines on largely west-facing...”

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    Full Bodied

    Rated 3 out of 5
    Light > Full
    • Origin: South Africa
    • Region: Cederberg
    • Colour: Red
    • Bottle Size: 75cl
    • ABV: 14%
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  • Cederberg, Shiraz, 2017

    Product Code: CED817

    Cederberg, Shiraz, 2017

    “David’s Shiraz is unfailingly spectacular: given plenty of extraction and 60% new oak, it’s deeply coloured, concentrated and well-structured but...”

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    Medium Bodied

    Rated 3 out of 5
    Light > Full
    • Origin: South Africa
    • Region: Cederberg
    • Colour: Red
    • Bottle Size: 75cl
    • ABV: 14.5%
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  • Ghost Corner, Wild Ferment Sauvignon Blanc, Elim, 2018 (Screwcap)

    Product Code: CED418

    Ghost Corner, Wild Ferment Sauvignon Blanc, Elim, 2018 (Screwcap)

    “From vines on slate, koffieklip and gravel at cool Cape Agulhas, this is David’s top Sauvignon: the 2017 vintage won the Sauvignon Blanc trophy in...”

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    Dry

    Rated 1 out of 5
    Dry > Sweet
    • Origin: South Africa
    • Region: Elim
    • Colour: White
    • Bottle Size: 75cl
    • ABV: 13.5%
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  • Vriesenhof, Kallista, Stellenbosch, 2016

    Product Code: VRI416

    Vriesenhof, Kallista, Stellenbosch, 2016

    “A beautiful Bordeaux blend given ageing in plenty of new barrels, 40% Cabernet Franc, 35% Cabernet Sauvignon and 25% Merlot. It’s the first vintage...”

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    Full Bodied

    Rated 4 out of 5
    Light > Full
    • Origin: South Africa
    • Region: Ceres
    • Colour: Red
    • Bottle Size: 75cl
    • ABV: 13.5%
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  • Chamonix, Chardonnay Reserve, Franschhoek, 2016

    Product Code: CHX716

    Chamonix, Chardonnay Reserve, Franschhoek, 2016

    “Barrel fermented and aged for 14 months, with 20% matured in expensive Nomblot eggs. In its youth this appeared lighter - the actual alcohol is just...”

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    Dry

    Rated 1 out of 5
    Dry > Sweet
    • Origin: South Africa
    • Region: Franschhoek
    • Colour: White
    • Bottle Size: 75cl
    • ABV: 13%
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  • Badenhorst Family White, Kalmoesfontein White Blend, Coastal Region, 2017

    Product Code: BAD317

    Badenhorst Family White, Kalmoesfontein White Blend, Coastal Region, 2017

    “The target is consistent, a densely textured, complex wine, based on fruit from the family vineyards on the Paardeberg: in this vintage 32% Chenin...”

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    Dry, Rich

    Rated 3 out of 5
    Dry > Sweet
    • Origin: South Africa
    • Region: Coastal
    • Colour: White
    • Bottle Size: 75cl
    • ABV: 14%
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  • Badenhorst Family Red, Swartland, 2017

    Product Code: BAD817

    Badenhorst Family Red, Swartland, 2017

    “Lovely old-fashioned methods: early picked grapes for freshness, whole bunches foot-trodden for low extraction; and then left, post-fermentation, to...”

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    Full Bodied

    Rated 4 out of 5
    Light > Full
    • Origin: South Africa
    • Region: Coastal
    • Colour: Red
    • Bottle Size: 75cl
    • ABV: 13.5%
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  • Cederberg, V Generations Cabernet Sauvignon, 2017

    Product Code: CED917

    Cederberg, V Generations Cabernet Sauvignon, 2017

    “There’s usually only around 500 dozen released of David Nieuwoudt’s top red, based on a selection of the best barrels from one parcel of vines...”

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    Full Bodied

    Rated 4 out of 5
    Light > Full
    • Origin: South Africa
    • Region: Cederberg
    • Colour: Red
    • Bottle Size: 75cl
    • ABV: 14.5%
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  • MAGNUM Cederberg, Shiraz, Cederberg, 2016

    Product Code: CED416

    MAGNUM Cederberg, Shiraz, Cederberg, 2016

    “David Nieuwoudt's’s 2016 Shiraz won a slew of awards: SAwi (South African Wine index) 2018 Platinum, 100 points; Six Nations Wine Challenge...”

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    Full-Bodied

    Rated 4 out of 5
    Light > Full
    • Origin: South Africa
    • Region: Cederberg
    • Colour: Red
    • Bottle Size: 150cl
    • ABV: 14.5%
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