J. Lohr Estates Seven Oaks Cabernet Sauvignon is dark and dense in color to the rim of the glass. Layered aromas of black cherry, currant and blueberry are accented by an authentic barrel-aged bouquet of dark chocolate, cocoa powder, and roasted coffee. The palate peaks with high-toned red berry fruit, and follows with bright acidity and a full structure that is both dense and soft at once.
Painter Bridge Zinfandel shows great color density with youthful garnet red hues. The aromas are ripe red fruits of raspberry, black currant and strawberry preserves with black tea, white and black pepper spice. The palate delivers a fruity, plump, yet supple wine with some spicy Zinfandel pepperiness. Enjoy with pasta puttanesca, pizza or grilled meats.
Petit Pinotage hailing from Ken Forrester Vineyards is a wonderfully accessible and highly enjoyable wine that delivers beautifully on bold flavour. Its fruit-focussed charm is complemented by an interesting undertone of smoked bacon, lending the wine a satisfying complexity. Aromatic notes of plum pudding, mulberry and cherry provide an inviting bouquet that supports the Petit Pinotage’s deliciously concentrated fruit character. Boasting a soft palate and lovely length, this wine pairs a treat with casual dining fare such as pizza, braai and light pasta dishes.
Concentrated red cherries, mulberries and blueberries dominate the nose. There is cocoa, coffee bean, oak char black cardamom, nutmeg, cinnamon and lifted violets that are well positioned in the background. The palate is rich and layered with dark cherries, boysenberries and blueberries. Structural mocha-like tannins scroll to the back palate with subtle hints of anise, which is balanced with an elegant and bouyant acid line.
Attractive colour with luminous highlights. Soft spice and refined oak on the nose with a depth of jammy red berry fruits. Luscious and Intense on tasting with pleasant tannins that mingle with fresh and mature fruit. Finishes with delicious, long-lasting flavours.
Dark colour with a hint of brick-red on the edge. Superb complexity on the nose with balsamic notes and refined oak. Full in the mouth with a depth of mature plums, sweet spice and roasted coffee beans. Still fresh and discreetly lively,
promising excellent potential for ageing. Delicious and full with superb length. This Gran Reserva refreshes with character our DO’s traditional style.
Dense, dark ruby colour. Refined and complex bouquet with a hint of cherry,vanilla and soft toasted notes. Balanced in the mouth where silky, well-defined tannins combine with luscious flavours to reveal a pleasant fullness. This Reserva follows firmly in the footsteps of the previous 2012 vintage that won
Tasting Notes Color: Ruby red. Bouquet: Intense aroma that hints of violets. Taste: Dry and well balanced with black-fruit flavors followed by a long finish.
Food Pairing Excellent with meats, pastas and spicy foods