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    Aotea The Seifried Family Cabernet Franc 2019

    Written by Helen Crannage

    Tasting Note: Inky with ripe generous tannins and a rich fruit palate. Flavours of blueberry, cacao nib and hints of freshly cracked pepper are irresistible on the palate and leave a lingering impression.

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    Cabernet Franc single vineyard ‘Lauren’

    Written by Helen Crannage

    Tasting Notes Bright purple colour with red hues; profound varietal expression on the nose with rich red and black fruits alongside capsicum; smooth, balanced, and rich on the palate, with expansive flavours complemented by tobacco and spice. Powerful and structured but all in balance. ...

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    Cave Springs Cabernet Franc 2020

    Written by Helen Crannage

    Colour Deep ruby. Nose Complex, with intense aromas of dark cherry, blackberry, tar, liquorice, cedar and menthol, with graphite, eucalyptus and cracked pepper in behind. Palate Medium to full bodied with firm, fine grained tannins and black cherry fruit up front; the tannins are tig...

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    Château du Moulin Noir 2014

    Written by bluestone0924

    A beautiful blend of Merlot and Cabernet Franc. The fruity bouquet reveals notes of black cherry with silky, ripe tannins and a finesse to add to the lingering finish.

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    Château du Moulin Noir 2018 MAGNUM

    Written by Helen Crannage

    Tasting Notes: A beautiful blend of Merlot and Cabernet Franc. The fruity bouquet reveals notes of black cherry with silky, ripe tannins and a finesse to add to the lingering finish.

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    Château Lynch Bages Grande Cru Classé

    Written by Helen Crannage

    Tasting Notes A sensational glass of claret, this textured, opulent, superb Lynch Bages is really strutting its stuff and should easily last for 20 years. Medium to full-bodied with an opaque dense purple colour, notes of flowers and cassis, a layered texture that builds incrementally i...

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    Harry Hartman Coracle 2019

    Written by Helen Crannage

    Coracle is a classic Bordeaux style blend made from Cabernet Sauvignon, Petit Verdot, Cabernet Franc and Merlot from selected Stellenbosch vineyards. Coracle is a full bodied deep ruby red with notes of cassis and black plum followed by notes of vanilla, mocha, cloves and cinnamon.

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    Harry Hartman Mosi Classic Styled Blend

    Written by Helen Crannage

    This wine is a blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Petit Verdot, Merlot and Cabernet Franc created to celebrate South African varietals and their potential. Perfumed on the nose with notes of musk, violets, a subtle note of dried herbs, red and black berries plus some vanilla and earth. The palat...

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    Hermandad Cabernet Franc 2017

    Written by Helen Crannage

    Intense red colour with ruby nuances. Aromas and flavours of black fruits and sweet spices, good volume with silky and structured tannins leading to a persistent and complex finish. Pair with grilled game, exotic meats, steak or miso-grilled aubergines

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    Le Clarence de Haut-Brion 2010

    Written by bluestone0924

    The second wine of the famous Château Haut-Brion, it shares some of the same hallmark characteristics. Opulent aromas of plum and blackberry.

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    Lift The Eye 2019 Cape Red Blend

    Written by Helen Crannage

    Tasting Notes Deep ruby in colour, this elegant wine reveals luscious aromas of dark berries and ripe plums.  The palate is a rewarding mouthful of juicy fruit and beautifully integrated tannins with a soft lingering finish.   Food Pairings Delicious with Rib Eye Steak, R...

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    Merlot/Cabernets 2019

    Written by bluestone0924

    A youthful magenta colour, with powerful dark rose, blackberry, plum, chocolate, thyme and cedar characters. The palate is both complex and delicious, with rich, sweet fruit flavours on a supple, dry tannin structure that provides length and a refreshing finish.

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    Muratie Melck’s Blended Red

    Written by Helen Crannage

    Where most of the wines in the portfolio are special occasion wines, this medium-bodied blend is intended for everyday enjoyment. However, it too is sourced entirely from the estate, and while unpretentious it is well-crafted with its soft tannins, lush black fruit and hints of white pe...

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