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  • False Bay, Chenin Blanc, Western Cape, 2017

    Product Code: FAB117

    False Bay, Chenin Blanc, Western Cape, 2017

    “This is becoming a stalwart of our list, always exhibiting a depth of flavour and weight in part derived from the inclusion of parcels of old vine...”

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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 Crane Red, Merlot, Robertson, 2017

    Product Code: GDV417

    Goedverwacht, Great Expectations Crane Red, Merlot, Robertson, 2017

    “The latest vintage is a big step up, fresher and more lifted than in the past, without losing its heartiness and generous plum fruit with hints of...”

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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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  • Goedverwacht, Great Expectations, Chardonnay, Robertson, 2017

    Product Code: GDV117

    Goedverwacht, Great Expectations, Chardonnay, Robertson, 2017

    “From the Goedverwacht estate, very lightly oaked, gently creamy, with lime and melon flavours and a vanilla hint, this is a very correct,...”

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    Dry

    Rated 3 out of 5
    Dry > Sweet
    • Origin: South Africa
    • Region: Robertson
    • Colour: White
    • Bottle Size: 75cl
    • ABV: 13.5%
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  • Goedverwacht, Great Expectations Shiraz, Robertson, 2016

    Product Code: GDV616

    Goedverwacht, Great Expectations Shiraz, Robertson, 2016

    “From the Du Toit’s family-owned vineyards in Robertson, this has become very popular, the fruit lightly flavoured with oak staves.”

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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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  • Cape Atlantic, Sauvignon Blanc, Western Cape, 2017

    Product Code: CED617

    Cape Atlantic, Sauvignon Blanc, Western Cape, 2017

    “This is David Niewoudt's 2nd label: the wine is from the young Sauvignon parcels at two cool-climate sites: the Cederberg estate, 3000 feet up...”

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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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  • Doring Bay, Sauvignon Blanc, Western Cape, 2017

    Product Code: FRY317

    Doring Bay, Sauvignon Blanc, Western Cape, 2017

    “The second line (with an artful tin can label) of classy seaside winery Fryer’s Cove: an intense, green-fruited and zippy SB based on their cool...”

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    Off-dry

    Rated 2 out of 5
    Dry > Sweet
    • Origin: South Africa
    • Region: Western Cape
    • Colour: White
    • Bottle Size: 75cl
    • ABV: 14.5%
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  • Domaine des Dieux, Rose, 2017

    Product Code: DDD517

    Domaine des Dieux, Rose, 2017

    “The team at Des Dieux are aspiring to make a rosé comparable to Provence examples: it’s a Provençale style blend of Syrah, Mourvèdre and...”

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    Dry

    Rated 1 out of 5
    Dry > Sweet
    • Origin: South Africa
    • Region: Walker Bay
    • Colour: Rosé
    • Bottle Size: 75cl
    • ABV: 13%
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  • Cederberg, Chenin Blanc, Cederberg, 2017

    Product Code: CED117

    Cederberg, Chenin Blanc, Cederberg, 2017

    “Almost water white. Mouthwatering entry of pineapple, lime and white peach. Zippy mountain wine - finishes dry and mineral. Now-2019”

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    Dry

    Rated 1 out of 5
    Dry > Sweet
    • Origin: South Africa
    • Region: Cederberg
    • Colour: White
    • Bottle Size: 75cl
    • ABV: 13.5%
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  • Badenhorst, Secateurs Red, Coastal Region, 2016

    Product Code: BAD616

    Badenhorst, Secateurs Red, Coastal Region, 2016

    “Adi Badenhorst’s Shiraz-based blend, sourced partly from the grapes on his own estate on the Paardeberg and part from other farms in Swartland. 56%...”

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    Medium Full Bodied

    Rated 4 out of 5
    Light > Full
    • Origin: South Africa
    • Region: Coastal
    • Colour: Red
    • Bottle Size: 75cl
    • ABV: 13%
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  • Badenhorst, Secateurs White, Chenin Blanc, Swartland, 2017

    Product Code: BAD117

    Badenhorst, Secateurs White, Chenin Blanc, Swartland, 2017

    “From old - largely planted in the 1960s - vines on Adi Badenhorst’s family farm on the Paardebeerg, plus fruit from a neighbour. About 10% goes...”

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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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  • Fryer's Cove, Sauvignon Blanc, Bamboes Bay, 2016

    Product Code: FRY116

    Fryer's Cove, Sauvignon Blanc, Bamboes Bay, 2016

    “"The Fryer’s Cove Sauvignon, made with grapes that are grown right on the Atlantic Ocean, is always released a little later. It’s an...”

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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: 13.5%
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  • Cape Rock, Amnesty, Olifants River, 2015

    Product Code: CAP815

    Cape Rock, Amnesty, Olifants River, 2015

    “Gavin Brand’s take on a SGM blend - 36% Syrah, 33% Grenache, 31% Mourvèdre, given a year in old barrels. Crushed strawberry perfume; and vivacious...”

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    Medium Bodied

    Rated 3 out of 5
    Light > Full
    • Origin: South Africa
    • Region: Olifants River
    • Colour: Red
    • Bottle Size: 75cl
    • ABV: 13.5%
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  • Lemberg, Harslevelu,Tulbagh 2013

    Product Code: LEM813

    Lemberg, Harslevelu,Tulbagh 2013

    “Crafted in a deliberately oxydative style, aged in 500 litre French barrels. Apple skin fragrance, and a complex, pungent and savoury palate with...”

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    Dry

    Rated 2 out of 5
    Dry > Sweet
    • Origin: South Africa
    • Region: Tulbagh
    • Colour: White
    • Bottle Size: 75cl
    • ABV: 14%
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  • Fryer's Cove, Pinot Noir, Bamboes Bay, Western Cape, 2015

    Product Code: FRY615

    Fryer's Cove, Pinot Noir, Bamboes Bay, Western Cape, 2015

    “Based on fruit from a cool coastal site, an attractively fast-maturing Pinot, so already one enjoys pleasing savoury and undergrowth hints. Supple,...”

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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: 13%
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  • Domaine des Dieux, Josephine Pinot Noir, Hemel-en-Aarde Ridge, 2013

    Product Code: DDD613

    Domaine des Dieux, Josephine Pinot Noir, Hemel-en-Aarde Ridge, 2013

    “From cool vineyards at the top of the Hemel-en-Aarde valley, bold and forward, showing an oak and strawberry aroma, and ripe strawberry and cherry...”

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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: 14%
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  • Cape Rock White, Olifants River, 2016

    Product Code: CAP116

    Cape Rock White, Olifants River, 2016

    “Cape Rock is the creation of Gavin Brand, a mildly introverted and modest landscape architect in Cape Town. His family’s 11 hectare farm is near...”

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    Dry

    Rated 2 out of 5
    Dry > Sweet
    • Origin: South Africa
    • Region: Olifants River
    • Colour: White
    • Bottle Size: 75cl
    • ABV: 11.5%
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  • Blankbottle, Moment of Silence, Wellington, 2017

    Product Code: BBO117

    Blankbottle, Moment of Silence, Wellington, 2017

    “Moment of Silence (or MoS for short) is always the best value wine in Pieter Walser’s eclectic zoo of mad and bad blends. Chenin Blanc from four...”

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    Dry, Rich

    Rated 1 out of 5
    Dry > Sweet
    • Origin: South Africa
    • Region: Wellington
    • Colour: White
    • Bottle Size: 75cl
    • ABV: 14%
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  • Cape Rock, Capa Roca, Olifants River 2015

    Product Code: CAP615

    Cape Rock, Capa Roca, Olifants River 2015

    “"Mainly Portuguese varieties with a few international ones. The label gives the full recipe and warns there may be a little sediment over time....”

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    Full Bodied

    Rated 4 out of 5
    Light > Full
    • Origin: South Africa
    • Region: Olifants River
    • Colour: Red
    • Bottle Size: 75cl
    • ABV: 14.5%
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  • Domaine des Dieux, Methode Cap Classique, Brut, Claudia, South Africa, 2012

    Product Code: DDD412

    Domaine des Dieux, Methode Cap Classique, Brut, Claudia, South Africa, 2012

    “"Really exceptional fizz that was very obviously aged for four years on nourishing lees. Eighty per cent Chardonnay. Clean, fresh aromas of...”

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    Dry

    Rated 2 out of 5
    Dry > Sweet
    • Origin: South Africa
    • Region: Elgin
    • Colour: White
    • Bottle Size: 75cl
    • ABV: 11.5%
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  • Chamonix, Pinotage, Greywacke, Franschhoek, 2015

    Product Code: CHX415

    Chamonix, Pinotage, Greywacke, Franschhoek, 2015

    “Some bunches, cut but left hanging in the vineyard to dry out, are added in a ripasso manner to promote a second fermentation. Vibrant blackberry,...”

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    Full Bodied

    Rated 4 out of 5
    Light > Full
    • Origin: South Africa
    • Region: Franschhoek
    • Colour: Red
    • Bottle Size: 75cl
    • ABV: 14%
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  • Chamonix, Cabernet Franc, Franschhoek, 2015

    Product Code: CHX815

    Chamonix, Cabernet Franc, Franschhoek, 2015

    “Full-on and really expressive Cab Franc. So forward and perfumed - very ripe, almost jellied red fruit. Intense red fruit, very aromatic and lightly...”

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    Medium Bodied

    Rated 3 out of 5
    Light > Full
    • Origin: South Africa
    • Region: Franschhoek
    • Colour: Red
    • Bottle Size: 75cl
    • ABV: 14.5%
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  • Domaine des Dieux, Methode Cap Classique, Brut, Claudia, South Africa, 2010

    Product Code: DDD4NV

    Domaine des Dieux, Methode Cap Classique, Brut, Claudia, South Africa, 2010

    “Sharon Parnell, owner of Des Dieux, was the first to begin making sparkling wine in the Hemel-en- Aarde Valley, rightly building on the region’s...”

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    Dry

    Rated 2 out of 5
    Dry > Sweet
    • Origin: South Africa
    • Region: Hemel-en-Aarde Ridge
    • Colour: White
    • Bottle Size: 75cl
    • ABV: 12%
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  • Chamonix, Reserve White, Franschhoek, 2015

    Product Code: CHX615

    Chamonix, Reserve White, Franschhoek, 2015

    “Top Bordeaux-style blend, 79% Sauvignon Blanc and 21% Sémillon, barrel fermented, then into French barrels, 40% new. Lime and passion-fruit, already...”

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    Dry

    Rated 1 out of 5
    Dry > Sweet
    • Origin: South Africa
    • Region: Franschhoek
    • Colour: White
    • Bottle Size: 75cl
    • ABV: 14%
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  • Chamonix, Troika, Franschhoek, 2014

    Product Code: CHX214

    Chamonix, Troika, Franschhoek, 2014

    “Platter’s note: "Ageworthy 14, (*****) a cab franc-led Bordeaux blend... with aromatic dark berry & charcuterie notes, malleable...”

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    Full Bodied

    Rated 4 out of 5
    Light > Full
    • Origin: South Africa
    • Region: Franschhoek
    • Colour: Red
    • Bottle Size: 75cl
    • ABV: 14.5%
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  • BLANKbottle, Epileptic Inspiration, Elgin, 2016

    Product Code: BBO216

    BLANKbottle, Epileptic Inspiration, Elgin, 2016

    “It is perhaps best to let Pieter Walser introduce this wine:”

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    Dry

    Rated 1 out of 5
    Dry > Sweet
    • Origin: South Africa
    • Region: Elgin
    • Colour: White
    • Bottle Size: 75cl
    • ABV: 14%
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  • Blankbottle, Koffer, Breedekloof, 2015

    Product Code: BBO815

    Blankbottle, Koffer, Breedekloof, 2015

    “A charming example of the new Cinsault wines from old vines in the Cape: all red fruit. Strawberryish nose, and pretty red berry and red cherry...”

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    Medium bodied

    Rated 3 out of 5
    Light > Full
    • Origin: South Africa
    • Region: Breedekloof
    • Colour: Red
    • Bottle Size: 75cl
    • ABV: 14.5%
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  • Blankbottle Familiemoord, Western Cape, 2015

    Product Code: BBO715

    Blankbottle Familiemoord, Western Cape, 2015

    “"Another wonderfully imaginative label from Pieter Walser (only the "family murder" was true), this blend of Grenache with Cinsault...”

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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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  • Badenhorst Family Red, Swartland, Coastal Region, 2015

    Product Code: BAD815

    Badenhorst Family Red, Swartland, Coastal Region, 2015

    “52% Shiraz, 21% Grenache, 18% Cinsault and 9% Tinta Barocca, given a very long post-fermentation maceration. Crafted for perfume, suavity and...”

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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%
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  • Chamonix, Pinot Noir Reserve, Franschhoek, 2015

    Product Code: CHX315

    Chamonix, Pinot Noir Reserve, Franschhoek, 2015

    “The Reserve Pinot Noir is from the higher vineyards, at 500-600 metres of altitude and facing south-south west, so cooler. Fermented with a...”

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    Medium Bodied

    Rated 3 out of 5
    Light > Full
    • Origin: South Africa
    • Region: Franschhoek
    • Colour: Red
    • Bottle Size: 75cl
    • ABV: 14%
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  • Ataraxia, Chardonnay, Hemel-en-Aarde Ridge, Western Cape, 2014

    Product Code: ATA114

    Ataraxia, Chardonnay, Hemel-en-Aarde Ridge, Western Cape, 2014

    “Now sourced entirely from cool-climate sites in Hemel-enAarde, picked in late March, barrel-fermented, and aged in 26% new French barrels, 74% second...”

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    Dry, Full Bodied

    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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  • Badenhorst Family White, Kalmoesfontein White Blend, Coastal Region, 2016

    Product Code: BAD316

    Badenhorst Family White, Kalmoesfontein White Blend, Coastal Region, 2016

    “This is the top white blend made by Adi Badenhorst, hirsute parrot breeder and winemaking genius. The target is consistent, a densely textured,...”

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    Dry, Rich

    Rated 1 out of 5
    Dry > Sweet
    • Origin: South Africa
    • Region: Coastal
    • Colour: White
    • Bottle Size: 75cl
    • ABV: 13.5%
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  • Chamonix, Chardonnay Reserve, Franschhoek, 2016

    Product Code: CHX716

    Chamonix, Chardonnay Reserve, Franschhoek, 2016

    “A 2017 Platter Wine Guide 5 star winner, again confirming this as one of the Cape’s top Chardonnays. From vines at 400-500m up, the fruit is all...”

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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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  • Cederberg, V Generations Cabernet Sauvignon, 2015

    Product Code: CED915

    Cederberg, V Generations Cabernet Sauvignon, 2015

    “"This special, isolated site, located at over 1,000 metres, makes exceptional Cabernet, but especially so in 2015. Picked on April 10th, it’s...”

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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%
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