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A big, full-bodied wine that is excellent as a before or after dinner drink. This deeply coloured wine of purples and reds is sweet and aromatic. Its delectable smoothness is due to a low acid content, delivering a rich, earthy flavour, but it is mainly used to increase the intensity of colour and body in other grape varieties.
An irresistible wine whose elegance draws you subliminally into its orbit. Intense ruby-garnet in colour, it is redolent of a profusion of aromas of coffee, cherries and sun dried fruits. Its high alcohol makes it full and generous in the mouth and it overwhelms the palate with intense flavours, prolonging your pleasure with its characteristic slightly bitter finish.
Australian Cabernet Sauvignon
Surprisingly smooth without any of the tart tannin. The fruity bouquet is rendered more enticing due to a hint of cassis, rich and dark in colour, it delivers complex varietal flavours of cherries and blackberries, with a promise of herbs.
Recognized for its intensity of colour and good structure of tannin and acid, it presents nuances of gooseberries and a smoky, peppery bouquet and is often added to a blend to liven it up. Smooth on the palate this wine ages well and mellows with time.
A medium-bodied red with a medium colour. This wine has floral notes accompanied by ripe fruit. On the palate it has a smooth, well balanced, velvety structure.
A wine that evokes legend and fascination with its brilliant garnet-red and flashes of amber. The bouquet is both pleasing and intense with aromatic notes of violets and oregano. Smooth in the mouth with crisp acidity, its firm but well integrated tannins give good length on the palate. It is a wine that exudes glory, nobility and power.
This supple, fruity and delicate red wine is best consumed young. Cherries and plums fill the nose and the sweet cherry follows through the mouth where it lingers. This refreshing wine is best served slightly chilled. It suits desserts and is excellent as an aperitif.
A smooth and round wine, velvety with subtle notes of berry. Dry and medium in colour, this clean and refreshing wine offers unique flavours of raspberry, cassis and a touch of bell pepper aroma. Low in tannin. Generous, and crisp on the palate. Ages well, but can be enjoyed young.
A dry, yet robust full-bodied French-style wine with an aromatic black cherry bouquet. It has a deep colour with a fruity well-rounded flavour of cranberry and cherry. Can be consumed young, but ages well too. It is a shallow, dry, easy-drinking wine with the character and elegance of the wine styles of France.
It is only recently that cabernet franc has come into its own as a pure varietal wine. It is usually a less tannic and acidic wine with a lighter body and colour. It is however, known to be more aromatic and herbaceous than most reds and is often blended with cabernet sauvignon or merlot in smaller quantities where it helps to heighten the organoleptic qualities of the blend.
Deep garnet hues, with a brilliant red sparkle. The intense nose of red fruits and herbaceous undertones rise from your glass. The wine is robust, fresh and well-structured given its high ratio of cabernet sauvignon juice. With the addition of merlot mellowing the wine, giving it that all too delightful appeal on the palate.
Intense red colour with purplish hues, this California favourite has the delicate perfume of cherries and soft spice. A supple wine with mouth 'smacking' appeal and simple complexity. Its full body and solid tannins deliver a fresh spicy wine with mass appeal.
This popular blend of elegant cabernet sauvignon along with the fruity flavour of shiraz creates a lush, full-bodied wine bursting with blackberry, cherry and currant. The delicate oak aroma makes this very intense for all your senses.
Once mistaken for a Merlot, this mysterious grape varietal has recently been identified as an old world pre-phyloxera clone. This wines character is distinct with a blackcurrant nose and fruit jam flavours. Integrated tannins allow early consumption, although the wine ages well due to its rich and complex nature.
A soft and delightful medium-bodied wine, which is brilliant red in colour. Excellent when just bottled, it is a pleasure to sip. Warm and refined with balanced tannins and good acidity make this wine "light" on the palate. Reminiscent of the French pommard wines.
Beautiful deep garnet red with a delicate nose of red berry jam with floral hints and country berry nuances. This rich, velvety wine is full-flavoured with subtle black pepper and cherry like overtones. It can be enjoyed both young and aged.
Dark, rich and full-bodied only begin to describe this wonderful blend of cabernet sauvignon and cabernet franc. A bouquet of blackcurrant and black cherry with a spicy undertone. A very generous wine with solid tannins and rich mellow oak, this combination will send your taste buds into a state of euphoria.
Very fruity red with low tannin levels. Deeply coloured with a distinct cherry bouquet and flavour. A subtle wine that exudes warmth, an excellent choice for stews or all on its own.
Bright ruby red in colour with violet reflections, this wine is complex, charming and subtle. The aromas of ripe berries, a hint of cherries and subtle herbaceous finish with good length and structure. This wine has mellow tannins with hints of red fruit on the palate and an attractive freshness. It is usually consumed young and often slightly chilled.
This South American favourite, offers a deep garnet robe enhances the wines characteristics. The flavours are of intense, ripe, red fruits with a hint of cinnamon. The well-balanced oak only enhances the wines characteristics.
The supple, round-bodied Merlot is enjoying increased popularity as a pure varietal. Medium to dark red, it has a distinct nose of cherries, raspberries, blackcurrants and mint, also displays some herbs and spices. A smooth mellow wine balanced for easy drinking, while its lower tannins indicate a wine that should be enjoyed relatively young.
This Italian classic has a deep ruby robe, with violet reflections. It is a complex, bold wine with soft peppery tones and nuances of spice, wrapped up in a velvety texture. Well-structured for aging. Smooth and delightful.
This varietal produces a big, robust, deep red wine with good aging potential. Because of its higher tannin levels, it is well suited to the amateur looking for a hefty red with substantial body. It is sometimes blended with Zinfandel to add some zest and complexity.
Brilliant red colour. This wine has a slightly spicy nose with hints of balsawood as well as citrus notes. A soft lively fruitiness on the palate along with mellow tannins leaves a velvety finish in the mouth. It is often referred to as the chameleon of varietals. As a young wine it exhibits simple red fruit flavours such as cherry, strawberry and raspberry. As it matures it takes on a surprising complexity, with aromas of chocolate, venison, figs, prunes, truffles, violets and even a touch of smokiness.
Rio Grande Rojo
Heavy, rich and ‘big' in every way. Heavy toasted oak used in its design, release the earth, burnt chocolate and vanilla tones, spicy with pronounced black cherry, distinguishes itself with elegance. Plum and black currant undertones. A really full-bodied wine that distinguishes itself with elegance.
A cross between carignan and cabernet sauvignon, it was developed to give a high yield vine in hot climate conditions. The "must" can be used to increase colour intensities in blends or it can be used to produce a light table wine.
A rich dry wine. Well-balanced, strong and full-bodied with a deep ruby red colour. This wine has rich flavours of cedar and blackcurrant. It has the deep flavour of intense fruit and mellow tannins with just a hint of vanilla from the oak. The finish is clean and pleasant and is best matched with spicy foods.
This robust dry wine is dark in colour with a rich bouquet of warm berries, fresh pepper accompanied by distinctly spicy notes. It ages gracefully into a velvety wine of pure elegance, perfect for entertaining. A powerful heavy oak finish fills the palate.
This refreshing, complex, medium-bodied wine, has a delicate bouquet and a rich texture. This wine possesses solid tannins and acids that delight the palate. Ruby-red colour, intense raisin and floral flavours culminate in a long lingering finish. The wine is a versatile accompaniment for large dinner parties.
Vieux Chateau Du Roi
Bright ruby colour, this wine has a fine complex nose of plum and fruit jam. It is rich and hearty with a hint of ripe cherries on the palate. Its tannic backbone allows for graceful aging.
Bright ruby red with slight purple reflections. This wine has cherry and blackberry aromas with a subtle note of strawberries. Spice and pepper flavours fill the palate to both tease and satisfy. A rarity red, it is best served chilled.