Category Archives: South Africa

Painted Wolf Guillermo Pinotage 2010

$16.99 Swartland, South Africa PLCB Code# 46519 The 2010 Guillermo Pinotage from Swartland is blended with 10% Merlot and 4% Grenache. It shows impressive purity on the nose with scents of macerated dark cherries, wild strawberry and raspberry. The oak … Continue reading

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Tierhoek Chenin Blanc 2011

$12.99 South Africa PLCB Code# 33184 The 2011 Chenin Blanc has a very fine mineral-rich bouquet with touches of nectarine, crisp cucumber and crushed stone. The palate is well balanced with a light honeyed entry with pralines, vanilla and fresh … Continue reading

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Paul Boutinot The Secretary Bird Sauvignon Blanc 2012

 $8.99 South Africa Chairman’s Selection PLCB Code# 32822   This young South African white is fresh, crisp and aromatic, with gooseberry and citrus elements. We found it to be just the right thing to go with our fried clam salad. … Continue reading

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Edgebaston The Pepper Pot 2011

$11.99 Stellenbosch, South Africa PLCB Code# 37144 The 2011 The Pepper Pot is a blend of 51% Syrah, 24% Mourvedre complemented by Cinsault, Garnacha, Tannat and Viognier. It has a lovely ripe blackberry, white pepper and rosemary scented bouquet that … Continue reading

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Neil Ellis Chardonnay 2009

$13.99 Stellenbosch, South Africa Chairman’s Selection PLCB Code# 32620 A fresh, driven style, with mouthwatering green apple, fig and green almond notes that ripple through the finish. Delivers range without being overdressed with toast. Drink now.  88 points Wine Spectator, Nov … Continue reading

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Spice Route Chakalaka Swartland 2009

$18.99 Swartland, South Africa PLCB Code #38961 A blend of 37% Syrah, 22% Mourvedre, 18% Carignan, 10% Petite Sirah, 10% Grenache and 4% Tannat raised in 25% new oak, the 2009 Chakalaka has a fresh bouquet with vibrant dark berried … Continue reading

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Rust en Vrede Stellenbosch 2008

Rust en Vrede Stellenbosch 2008  $21.99 South Africa PLCB Code #339105 The 2008 Cabernet Sauvignon has a very composed nose of blackberry, cedar and graphite that is overtly Old World in style. The palate is more New World with ripe … Continue reading

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De Trafford Shiraz Blueprint 2005

$34.49 Stellenbosch, South Africa PLCB Code# 32112 Focused and pure, with a solid core of raspberry and boysenberry fruit layered with shaved vanilla bean, fruitcake and spice notes. The long, juicy finish stretches out nicely. Drink now through 2013. 500 … Continue reading

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