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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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    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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    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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    Max Bordeaux Blend 2018

    Written by bluestone0924

    This wine has a dark plum colour with a bright ruby rim. The nose has aromas of smoked meats, dark cherries and Christmas cake. There is a hint of roasted fennel bulb and five spices. The palate is full, rich, lingering and dry.

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    Pinot Noir Reserve, 2020, Cape Chamonix, Franschhoek

    Written by Helen Wilson

    Tasting notes Cherry, wild red berries, crushed black pepper on the nose. Although firm in structure and intense in flavour, textures are mellow and round, expanding with time to extraordinary opulence and length on the palate.   Food Pairings Excellent with Lamb, Rabbit, Mush...

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    Pinotage 2018/20

    Written by bluestone0924

    Bright and juicy with touches of sweet cherry and red berry mixed in with some stronger bold black fruits, well balanced with a good level of acidity.

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    Pinotage 7even Zevenwacht

    Written by Helen Wilson

    Tasting Notes The nose has ripe plum and dark cherry fruit, complimented with chocolate and toasted coffee aromas. The palate is medium bodied and juicy with a smooth finish.   Food Pairings Enjoy this food friendly wine with grilled yellowtail or snoek with grape jam and ...

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    Pinotage Hill and Dale Stellenbosch

    Written by Helen Wilson

    Colour: Deep, bright ruby which will develop into garnet with time.   Bouquet: A clean and interesting merger of sweet red fruit- and dark fruit-aromas with red cherries and black plums most noticeable. Hints of white pepper, smokey oak and salty licorice add to the mix. Very ...

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    Reserve Collection Cabernet Sauvignon 2019 Tokara

    Written by Helen Wilson

    Tasting notes This wine has a beautiful bright claret colour. There are aromas of brambleberry coulis, subtle cassis and blackberry on the nose complimented by underlying notes of five spice and the slightest hint of vanilla. The palate is packed with delicious dark fruit interwoven in ...

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    Shiraz, Hartenberg Wine Estate

    Written by Helen Wilson

    Tasting Note: The Mediterranean climate, cool breezes and poor gravelly soils provide optimal conditions for Shiraz. Only 20% of the juice is drawn from the crushing, meaning that the wine is deep in colour with concentrated aromatics. Spicy, earthy notes and characteristic raspberry and b...

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