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    Cabernet Sauvignon/Shiraz Hill and Dale Stellenbosch

    Written by Helen Wilson

    Colour: Intense, rich ruby.   Bouquet: The sweet, dark-fruit, Shiraz characters dominate initially while herbaceous, red-fruit notes of the Cabernet Sauvignon are evident in the background. A touch of cloves adds a bit of a tingle to a homely “leather shop” appeal. &nbs...

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    Chamonix Greywacke Pinotage 2017

    Written by Helen Wilson

    The Greywacke Pinotage has a deep garnet red colour with tinges of dark violet when young. The bouquet is complex with scents recalling wild berries, spice and cherries. On the palate the wine shows full body and rich dark chocolate with fruit flavours, balanced elegantly by tannins, with ...

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    Chamonix Unoaked Chardonnay 2021/22

    Written by Helen Wilson

    On release it has a bright straw colour with greenish highlights and an intense aroma that recalls ripe apples, lime, and pears with hints of herbs and tropical fruit. Bright and steely dry in flavour, the grapefruit and spice sensations are buoyed by zesty acidity that refreshes the palat...

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    Chardonnay Hill and Dale Stellenbosch

    Written by Helen Wilson

    Colour: Crisp, clear and vibrant with hues of lime- green and golden straw.   Bouquet: Aromas of zingy lemon zest, white asparagus and artichokes add freshness to the sweeter crème brûlée- undertones.   Taste: Creamy zing repeats on the palate with fresh lemon a...

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    Chenin Blanc Hill and Dale Stellenbosch

    Written by Helen Wilson

    Colour: Bright golden green.   Bouquet: Fresh lime & yellow apples offset against a backdrop of creamy peach & gooseberry with the faintest hint of rosewater.   Taste: A gentle & friendly wine with a textured creaminess, perfectly balanced by a clean ac...

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    Chenin Blanc Klippenkop

    Written by Helen Wilson

    Tasting Notes An appealing light straw colour. Light with lovely ripe, attractive rounded fruit. Fresh floral nose and an exciting acid balance.   Food Pairings Enjoy now with seafood, smoked salmon, roast chicken, and pork.

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    Chenin Blanc, Rising River

    Written by Helen Wilson

    Tasting Notes White peach and hints of pineapple on the nose with a juicy palate of nectarine and melon. Fresh and balanced acidity proving an easy drinking wine. Food Pairings A good pairing to mushroom risotto or a fresh tuna tartare.

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    Grenache Blanc – The Foundry

    Written by Helen Wilson

    Tasting Notes: Lifted floral aromas with hints of lemon cream and white stone fruits. The palate is rich but restrained with focus, pure fruit, minerally mid palate and has a long finish with a citrus tang. Food Pairings: Bouillabaisse, shellfish.

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    Harry Hartman Church Chenin Blanc 2020

    Written by Helen Wilson

    The palate has notes of old-fashioned lemon drop candy. Pale lemon in colour with herbaceous notes. Also displaying crunchy green apple, young apricot and fig. Medium body with medium acidity.

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    Harry Hartman Coracle 2019

    Written by Helen Wilson

    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 Wilson

    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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    Harry Hartman Somesay 2021

    Written by Helen Wilson

    This wine has a good balance between fruit, oak and acidity with youthful and vibrant ruby hues, this wine has notes of violet, cranberry and plum. Dry medium flavour with youthful minerality.

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    Harry Hartman Summer Sauvignon Blanc 2020

    Written by Helen Wilson

    Harry Hartman's Summer Sauvignon Blanc is sourced from the Cape South Coast, there is a brightness to the fruit, indicating a cooler climate. The wine is nuanced with a peppery character, white tea, lemongrass notes, and lovely citrus aromas. The fruit is clean and welcoming, backed with a...

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    Jacques Bruere 2013 Blanc de Blancs, Bon Courage

    Written by Helen Wilson

    Tasting Notes An aroma of fruit driven style with peach, hints of citrus as well as creaminess. On the palate is expresses both intensity and delicacy. Toasted nutty characters infused with stone fruits complimented by rich, creamy biscuit flavours. Lingering finish with a lively mousse...

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    Lift The Eye 2019 Cape Red Blend

    Written by Helen Wilson

    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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