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  • False Bay, Chenin Blanc, Western Cape, 2019 (screwcap)

    Product Code: FAB119

    False Bay, Chenin Blanc, Western Cape, 2019 (screwcap)

    “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, 2018 (screwcap)

    Product Code: GDV418

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

    “Juicy red fruit with hints of coffee from oak contact. Always a generous, gutsy Merlot. Now-201 The du Toit family farm no less than 172 hectares 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, 2018

    Product Code: GDV118

    Goedverwacht, Great Expectations, Chardonnay, Robertson, 2018

    “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 1 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, 2017 (screwcap)

    Product Code: GDV617

    Goedverwacht, Great Expectations Shiraz, Robertson, 2017 (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: 13.5%
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  • Cape Atlantic, Sauvignon Blanc, Western Cape, 2018 (screwcap)

    Product Code: CED618

    Cape Atlantic, Sauvignon Blanc, Western Cape, 2018 (screwcap)

    “We are the sole importers of this brilliantly charged and zippy SB. It’s made by top Cape winemaker David Niewoudt from the young Sauvignon parcels...”

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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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  • HALF Rustenberg, Straw Wine, Coastal Region, 2017

    Product Code: RUS917

    HALF Rustenberg, Straw Wine, Coastal Region, 2017

    “From 67% Chenin Blanc, 17% Viognier; 16% Crouchen (=Cape Riesling), dried on straw in the Italian passito manner to concentrate juice and sugar. Very...”

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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: 10%
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  • Doring Bay, Sauvignon Blanc, Western Cape, 2017 (screwcap)

    Product Code: FRY317

    Doring Bay, Sauvignon Blanc, Western Cape, 2017 (screwcap)

    “Doring Bay is the second line (with an artful tin can label, a nod to the winery’s location inside a former canning factory) of Fryer’s Cove. An...”

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    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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  • Badenhorst, Secateurs Red, Coastal Region, 2018 (screwcap)

    Product Code: BAD618

    Badenhorst, Secateurs Red, Coastal Region, 2018 (screwcap)

    “The latest vintage is unusual in being based on 82% Cinsault, with 10% Shiraz and 8% Grenache, just rounded by big old oak vats. The Cinsaut makes...”

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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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  • Cederberg, Chenin Blanc, Cederberg, 2018

    Product Code: CED118

    Cederberg, Chenin Blanc, Cederberg, 2018

    “Almost water white. Mouthwatering entry of pineapple, lime and white peach. Zippy mountain wine - finishes dry and mineral. Now-2021”

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Domaine des Dieux, Syrah-Mourvèdre, Hemel-en-Aarde Ridge, 2013

    Product Code: DDD813

    Domaine des Dieux, Syrah-Mourvèdre, Hemel-en-Aarde Ridge, 2013

    “Made with the assistance of Syrah specialist Niels Verburg, about 85% Syrah, full-flavoured and punchy, but also smooth, offering fresh blackberry, a...”

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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: 14%
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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 2 out of 5
    Dry > Sweet
    • Origin: South Africa
    • Region: Wellington
    • Colour: White
    • Bottle Size: 75cl
    • ABV: 14%
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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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  • 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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  • Chamonix, Cabernet Franc, Franschhoek, 2015

    Product Code: CHX515

    Chamonix, Cabernet Franc, Franschhoek, 2015

    “Open, really expressive Cabernet Franc, perfumed - a hint of violets - and displaying jellied red fruit, but with suave power too. Would be lovely...”

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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, Chardonnay, Hemel-en-Aarde Ridge, 2015

    Product Code: DDD115

    Domaine des Dieux, Chardonnay, Hemel-en-Aarde Ridge, 2015

    “A full-flavoured, perfectly-ready-to-drink, barrel-fermented and aged (about 30% new oak) Chardonnay of concentration and length. The grapes are...”

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    Dry

    Rated 2 out of 5
    Dry > Sweet
    • Origin: South Africa
    • Region: Hemel-en-Aarde
    • Colour: White
    • Bottle Size: 75cl
    • ABV: 14%
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  • Cederberg, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cederberg, 2017

    Product Code: CED717

    Cederberg, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cederberg, 2017

    “From the cool mountain vineyards; a strongly flavoured, blackcurranty 100% Cab., given 60% new oak; a silky, classy palate, with layers of black...”

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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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  • 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 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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  • 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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  • Cederberg, V Generations Chenin Blanc, 2016

    Product Code: CED516

    Cederberg, V Generations Chenin Blanc, 2016

    “Just seven barrels this vintage of the estate’s top Chenin – always one of the best in the Cape, attested by this vintage being a Platter five...”

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    Dry, Rich

    Rated 1 out of 5
    Dry > Sweet
    • Origin: South Africa
    • Region: Cederberg
    • Colour: White
    • Bottle Size: 75cl
    • ABV: 14%
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  • Badenhorst Family Red, Swartland, Coastal Region, 2016

    Product Code: BAD816

    Badenhorst Family Red, Swartland, Coastal Region, 2016

    “71% Shiraz, 13% Grenache, 11% Cinsault and 5% 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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  • 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, 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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  • Chamonix, Chardonnay Reserve, Franschhoek, 2016

    Product Code: CHX716

    Chamonix, Chardonnay Reserve, Franschhoek, 2016

    “This seems more restrained than past vintages - more sophisticated? Aromas of high quality barrels and stone fruit. Creamy volume and richness. So...”

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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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