Sophie te'Blanche Sauvignon Blanc 2019 from award-winning Iona Estate is a smooth, fresh Sauvignon. Subtle tropical fruits, gooseberry and a touch of lime, very well balanced.
Iona Sophie te’Blanche Sauvignon Blanc 2020

Sophie te’Blanche Sauvignon Blanc is a fresh, dry white wine with subtle tropical fruits, gooseberry and lime aromas. It has refreshing, smooth flavours of green apples and a good texture with a hint of minerality, from its three months on its lees. Sophie te’Blanche is the nickname given by the local workers, who can’t pronounce Sauvignon Blanc; the grapes are grown by growers in Elgin and the Cape South Coast, so hence Sophie te’Blanche … Read More

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Strandveld First Sighting Sauvignon Blanc immediately gets attention with its refreshing, elegant aromas of tropical fruit and citrus. It is beautifully balanced, with lovely texture and mouth feel. Like a good Sancerre, this wine is from cool climate South Africa. Decanter Gold Medal: 96 points. Platters 4.5 stars. Greg Sherwood MW Highly Recommended.
Strandveld First Sighting Sauvignon Blanc 2018

This aptly named Strandveld First Sighting Sauvignon Blanc comes from the Southern most winery in South Africa. The vineyards are just 9 kilometres from the sea, where the Atlantic Ocean meets the Indian Ocean off Cape Agulhas. The wonderfully fresh and elegant herbaceous aromas of tropical fruit and citrus get your attention. Strandveld First Sighting Sauvignon Blanc has a beautiful balance of crisp, fresh minerally Sauvignon Blanc flavours. At the same time it is … Read More

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Raats Dolomite Cabernet Franc 2018; delicious succulent, spicy black fruited & stylish red, with great structure and depth. Very moreish. 92 points from Tim Atkin MW, this consistently good red from Bruwer Raats is another excellent South African Wine and excellent value.
Raats Dolomite Cabernet Franc 2018

Bags of smoky blackberries and hints of leather on the nose in Raats Dolomite Cabernet Franc. This draws you in to savour the succulent, spicy black fruit flavours coupled with good structure and length; very moreish, fresh and full-bodied at the same time! This is a terrific example of Cabernet Franc with a tiny addition of Malbec. The result is a like a succulent Loire, or even a light Bordeaux, that is stylish, rich … Read More

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Iona Sauvignon Blanc 2019 a world class Sauvignon Blanc from South Africa: Highly recommended by Jancis Robinson MW, Tim Atkin MW gives this wine 92 points; A stunning aromatic wine with complexity, crispness and full flavours coupled with wonderful texture. Loire style; very smooth.
Iona Sauvignon Blanc 2019

Iona Sauvignon Blanc has an aromatic nose with fine mineral notes with gooseberry and grapefruit aromas. The palate is so well balanced and elegant, with classic Sauvignon Blanc flavours of grapefruit and light gooseberry fruit mingled with tropical fruit and a long, smooth finish. It is a beautifully pure, textured Sauvignon and the tiny addition of barrel-fermented Semillon just gives a smoothness, and added complexity, whilst retaining the wine’s fresh, enigmatic appeal. Andrew and … Read More

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Complex, intense and inviting special edition Rioja Crianza from Ramon Bilbao. Blackberry & liquorice flavours with hints of mocha. Smooth, velevety mouthfeel and terrific length. 93 points Tim Atkin MW. A real treat of a wine at a brilliant price.
Ramon Bilbao Edición Limitada Crianza 2016

Ramon Bilbao Edición Limitada Crianza has rich aromas of black fruit and inviting black pepper and spicy notes on the nose, coupled with complex aromas of cocoa and chocolate mingled with oak hints. Intense black and damson flavours develop with a silky warmth and combine with liquorice nuances and toasty oak. This is a full-flavoured, complex Rioja Crianza. It has a velvety mouthfeel, ripe tannins coupled with excellent structure, balance and brilliant length; Ramon … Read More

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Iona Elgin Highlands Chardonnay 2018 is an outstanding, elegant and refined Chardonnay from cool climate South Africa. Like a fine, light Burgundy it has purity of fruit and perfectly balance of oak in support. This wine is seamless with a poised, long finish. Think Premier Cru St Aubin or a fine Auxey-Duresses and this is easily £10 a bottle less! Brilliant value, special wine from Andrew Gunn and his winemaker Werner Muller.
Iona Elgin Highlands Chardonnay 2018

Iona Chardonnay has immediate appeal of a sophisticated, light Burgundian Chardonnay. It has aromas of white peach, minerals and hints of almonds, hazelnuts and limes. The flavours are complex and layered, with touches of almond and biscuit brioche which combine with a wonderful purity of fruit and terrific length. This is a beautifully poised Chardonnay with perfect integration of oak and acidity.  The flavours are intense, vibrant and subtle at the same time. This … Read More

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Spain produces some amazing white wines from Rioja to Galicia and there are a couple of South African stunning white wines in this case too. Award winning quality wines at an amazing price.
Wondrous Whites Case Offer

Spain is now producing some amazing white wines and so is South Africa! This case is a great introduction to some quality wines from Rioja, Galicia and central Spain together with two whites from South Africa – an award winning Sauvignon Blanc from cool climate Elgin and a fresh Chenin Blanc from Walker Bay. This case comes complete with Tasting Notes. Barton Estate Chenin Blanc 2017  Walker Bay, S Africa [1 bottle] 2017 was … Read More

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Cape Classics Case Offer with notes; Supporting South African Wine Industry in 2020. 6 amazing wines from Stellenbosch to Walker Bay to Elgin & Elim to Western Cape. Top producers, family-run wineries, highly rated by Tim Atkin MW, Jancis Robinson MW, Greg Sherwood MW, Platters
Cape Classics Case Offer – World class wines from South Africa

“The best Cape wines are world class and represent outstanding value for money” Tim Atkin MW Cape Classics Case Offer – supporting South African Wine Industry   The quote from Tim Atkin MW Special Report on South Africa 2019 underlines what this Cape Classics Case Offer is all about. We have put this case together at a special discount, in support of the South African Wine industry which is badly hit by Covid-19, as no … Read More

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Terrific Case Offer of Riojas is stunning value. Includes 3 high end Crianzas, Urbina, Ramon Bilbao Edicion Limitada and Luis Canas plus one white Rioja and two young fruity Riojas. This Case Offer makes a wonderful present for the wine lover in your life.
Rioja Case Offer – with Tasting Notes

Includes 3 award-winning Rioja Crianzas ** SORRY – THIS CASE OFFER IS TEMPORARILY OUT OF STOCK UNTIL OCTOBER ** New for 2019 – Discover a White Rioja and five distinctive Rioja reds from family producers, including top Rioja Bodegas of Luis Cañas, Ramon Bilbao and Urbina. This Case comes complete with Tasting Notes – and we have to say a real treat! Lopez de Haro Blanco 2018 (1 bottle) Classic white Rioja with aromas … Read More

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