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  • False Bay, Pinotage, Western Cape, 2018 (Screwcap)

    Product Code: FAB818

    False Bay, Pinotage, Western Cape, 2018 (Screwcap)

    “Plum coloured. High-toned scent of berries. Bittersweet raspberry and bilberry fruit, bold and juicy, with just a smidge of tannin which makes this...”

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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: 14.5%
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  • False Bay, Chenin Blanc, Western Cape, 2019 (Screwcap)

    Product Code: FAB119

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

    “From dry-farmed, bush vines, mainly in the Paardeberg and Riebeek Valley, slowly fermented, using only wild yeasts. Lightly honeyed scent. This is...”

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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%
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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 estate’s second, Fairtrade label, including fruit not just from the estate but from farmers near Malmesbury too. This is such a...”

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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, 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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  • 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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  • Vriesenhof, Grenache / Shiraz / Mourvèdre, Stellenbosch (Screwcap)

    Product Code: VRI117

    Vriesenhof, Grenache / Shiraz / Mourvèdre, Stellenbosch (Screwcap)

    “46% Grenache, 35% Shiraz and 19% Mourvèdre, given nine months in old oak. Traditionally framed wine, showing raspberry and cherry flavours tinged...”

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    Medium bodied

    Rated 3 out of 5
    Light > Full
    • Origin: South Africa
    • Region: Stellenbosch
    • Colour: Red
    • Bottle Size: 75cl
    • ABV: 14.5%
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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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  • Piekenierskloof, Grenache Blanc, 2018

    Product Code: PIK118

    Piekenierskloof, Grenache Blanc, 2018

    “Largely from very low-yields (in the drought year) from bush vines planted in 1987 on koffieklip (ferricrete, a sedimentary rock widely distributed...”

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    Dry

    Rated 1 out of 5
    Dry > Sweet
    • Origin: South Africa
    • Region: Piekenierskloof
    • Colour: White
    • Bottle Size: 75cl
    • ABV: 13.5%
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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 Cinsault 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: 13.5%
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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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  • 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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  • 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....”

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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, 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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  • 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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  • Piekenierskloof, Cinsault, 2018

    Product Code: PIK618

    Piekenierskloof, Cinsault, 2018

    “Also from vines planted in 1976; half aged in tank and half in old oak. Like all the best Cinsault, this exudes that lovely perfume composed of...”

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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%
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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, 2018

    Product Code: PIK818

    Piekenierskloof, Grenache, 2018

    “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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  • 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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  • Koelfontein, Shiraz, Ceres, 2016

    Product Code: KOE616

    Koelfontein, Shiraz, Ceres, 2016

    “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, 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, Chardonnay, Hemel-en-Aarde Ridge, 2016

    Product Code: DDD116

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

    “Lovely bright hue – does it have a hint of green? As ever, rich and opulent, showing lime and cream, whilst restrained by a chalky note. In short:...”

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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, 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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  • Cederberg, Shiraz, 2017

    Product Code: CED817

    Cederberg, Shiraz, 2017

    “Well-oaked (about 60% new barrels), gorgeously fruited wine, all seductive perfume and refinement.  Now-2022”

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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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  • 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, Reserve White, Franschhoek, 2015

    Product Code: CHX615

    Chamonix, Reserve White, Franschhoek, 2015

    “From 79% Sauvignon Blanc and 21% Sémillon. Assured winemaking: all barrel fermented (about 10% of the Sauvignon whole bunch fermented); then into...”

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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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  • BLANKbottle, Epileptic Inspiration, Western Cape, 2018

    Product Code: BBO218

    BLANKbottle, Epileptic Inspiration, Western Cape, 2018

    “The name refers to Pieter’s epilepsy: after a bad fit in 2013 Pieter found himself lacking any short-term memory, and thus robbed of the cares of...”

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    Dry

    Rated 1 out of 5
    Dry > Sweet
    • Origin: South Africa
    • Region: Western Cape
    • Colour: White
    • Bottle Size: 75cl
    • ABV: 14%
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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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  • Cederberg, V Generations Chenin Blanc, 2018

    Product Code: CED518

    Cederberg, V Generations Chenin Blanc, 2018

    “Twelve selected barrels were used to produce 1000 cases of the estate’s top Chenin – always one of the best in the Cape. Concentrated, quite oaky...”

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    Dry, Rich

    Rated 3 out of 5
    Dry > Sweet
    • Origin: South Africa
    • Region: Cederberg
    • Colour: White
    • 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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  • 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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  • 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

    “We snaffled a little of this tiny production wonder. The fruit is from one vineyard, and then David Niewoudt makes a selection of the best barrels....”

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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

    “Well-oaked (about 60% new barrels), gorgeously fruited wine, all seductive perfume and refinement.  Now-2021”

    Stone, Vine & Sun rating

    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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