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WINE LIST

 

Cap Classique:

Beyerskloof Pinotage Rose Brut R132.00
***

A remarkable pale grape-pink colour this wine is a proper blanc de noir. On the nose it has the faintest whiff of floral pinotage, undertones of cool strawberry and cinnamon-apple. Taste wise it has a fresh crisp entry, apple-like acidic tang. Fresh fruitiness on the tongue, more not-quite-ripe strawberry, a whiff of cherry with a slight spicy twist at
the tail. Light and easy

 

 

Pierre Jourdan Brut R162.00
*** ½

Best seller for Pierre Jourdan, a crisp and stimulating wine. Imagine – fresh pears and ‘ocean-spray’, how divine!!





Sauvignon Blanc:

Diemersdal Matys Sauvignon Blanc R 85.00
****

This vibrant, classically styled Sauvignon Blanc presents a brilliant lemon-lime colour. The nose is complex with an array of tropical fruit, figs and green peppers. These crisp flavours repeat in the mouth along with a minerally character followed by a long fruity finish. The distinctive aromas support a wonderfully balanced palate, presenting purity of ripe fruit, coupled with a lingering harmonious finish.



Tokara Zondernaam Sauvignon Blanc R105.00
****

2009 International Wine Challenge - Silver Medal
2009 Decanter World Wine Awards - Gold Medal

The wine has a clear, bright pale straw colour with a hint of green on the rim. The nose has aromas of freshly cut grass, nettles and cape gooseberries. The full rich palate is reminiscent of the nose. The wine has a full palate and creamy mouth feel as well as a long crisp aftertaste.


La Motte Sauvignon Blanc R110.00
***½

2008 Michelangelo International Wine Awards - Gold Medal
Mundus Vini International Wine Awards – Gold Medal

Litchis, lemongrass, pineapple, ripe gooseberries, passion fruit, green fig and fresh cut green grass - what a combination, and all in one glass!


Chenin Blanc:


Niel Joubert Chenin Blanc R45.00
***

2008 International Wine & Spirit Competition - Bronze

Clean, tropical nose with hints of pineapple, guava and granadilla. Bright, zesty mouth feel with the tropical flavours coming to the fore along with hints of ripe melon and some spicy bits.





Ken Forrester Petit Chenin Blanc R60.00
***½

An unwooded chenin blanc. An easy drinking uncomplex, lip-smacking wine with crunchy apples on the palate. Its bright green label mirrors the fun, funky style in which the wine is made.




Chardonnay:


The Winery of Good Hope Chardonnay R85.50
****½

This unoaked Chardonnay sets-out to give you an easy-drinking yet classy wine. At an excellent price. With more freshness, elegance and depth than commercial methods customarily permit. No sickly-sweet or artificial flavours. The wonderful citrus zest and mineral tang of its aromatics, bedded in the fruit and seductive texture characteristic of good Chardonnay. This is not a one glass wonder, but a wine that you can enjoy a bottle of.




De Wetshof Finesse Chardonnay R 145.00
***

Michelangelo International Wine Awards – Gold

A very lightly wooded barrel-fermented Chardonnay. Well-rounded, full of flavour. Biscuit, spice and citrus fruit are very typical on such a lightly wooded chardonnay.



Semi-Sweet:

Leopards Leap Lookout Chenin Blanc Semi Sweet R70.00
**½

Inviting melon and pineapple. Lusciously sweet without cloy!








Rose:

Cederberg Organic Rose R85.00
***

Strawberry notes with ripe cherry and hints of candyfloss and spice. Delicately sweet with a refreshing crisp finish.





White Blend:


Pierre Jourdan Tranquille R80.00
**½


A Pinot Noir / Chardonnay blend (55/45), blush in colour, ideal with a light lunch. Very popular with the ladies!




Cabernet Sauvignon:


Niel Joubert Cabernet Sauvignon R80.00
***½

2008 International Wine & Spirit Competition - Bronze
2008 Michelangelo World Wine Awards - Gold Medal

Red and black berries on the nose and a touch of ripe dark cherry. Keen, sweet oak backing with vanilla and spice. Smooth and soft in the mouth with supple easy tannins, yet enough to ensure good development.




Tokara Zondernaam Cabernet Sauvignon R140.00
****

2009 International Wine Challenge - Bronze Medal
2009 Decanter World Wine Awards - Silver Medal

The wine has a rich, opaque plum colour, with a red rim. The nose shows intense notes of cassis, cherries and cedar with underlying hints of toasted oak, lead pencil and mint. On the palate there is a great purity of fruit showing intense dark fruit with a hint of mocha and spice. The wine’s finish is firm and dry with a lingering taste reminiscent of fennel and mocha.




Merlot:

Leopards Leap Merlot R85.50
***

It’s deep in colour with predominant dark fruit flavours. The palate is rich with notes of chocolate and a cedar wood finish.







Guardian Peak Merlot R115.00
***½

“So friendly and yet so smart” Creamy dark chocolate, this stuff should be illegal – but
it’s not, so enjoy!





Pinotage:


Beyerskloof Pinotage R105.00
***½

Concours Mondial De Bruxelles - Silver

Medium to full bodied, this lightly wooded wine is “reliably outgoing” and very easy drinking. Uncomplicated, with distinct strawberry and cherry flavours on the palate.





Shiraz:

The Winery of Good Hope Shiraz R95.00
****

Focuses on using natural methods to achieve a balanced style that promotes drinkability, but which releases flavour, spiciness, individuality, balance and freshness. The great innate attributes of Shiraz. The ultimate test is if can you drink a bottle on your own? Answer this when you’re onto your second bottle...






Diemersdal Shiraz R150.00
***½

Top Honours in WINE Magazine’s 2009 Shiraz Challenge
International Wine Challenge – Silver Medal

The wine has a complex nose with overtones of black and white pepper, black berry fruit, cloves and spice. On the palate there is vibrant fruit, dark chocolate, liquorice and caramel flavours, underpinned by well-integrated oak with a long and spicy finish.




Pinot Noir:

The Winery of Good Hope Pinot Noir R147.00 
***

This is not a Pinot for those who think good red wine needs to be black, oaky and annic. It is a fragrant, bright Pinot with wonderful elegance and expressive fruitiness. The successful combination of its earthy, mineral & red berry characters make for a really lovely drinking Pinot, at a very reasonable price.





Red Blends:

Diemersdal Matys Red R85.00  
***

Honest, well-made quaffer, pinotage-led in 07, with merlot, shiraz. Bright berry-fruited, in the prime of youth, health. Lightly oaked.







Klein Constantia KC Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot R105.00
***½

The richly textured palate is enhanced by a sweet fruit core which adds weight and dimension to the wine. Fine tannins ensure a long lasting, flavourful finish.






Rupert & Rothschild Classique R185.00
****

Coriander, black pepper, blackberry fruit. Well rounded soft tannin and earthy
undertones. Recommended with crispy roast leg of duck with wild mushrooms, slow
cooked lamb with olive oil and rosemary, or decadent chocolate mousse cake. My
goodness what more could you ask for?

Italian Varietals:

Terra Del Capo Pinot Grigio R105.00
***

A fruit driven wine, elegant and smooth with delightful aromatics. The wine captivates
the nose with primary pink and white fruit, litchi, strawberry and citrus. This follows

through onto the palate resulting in a pleasurable crisp fruit combination with a
lingering aftertaste.

Terra Del Capo Sangiovese R135.00
***

Terra Del Capo Sangiovese has a definite hint of smokiness combined with earthy
mineral elements and rich fruit flavours such as prunes, apricots and peaches. This
wine has an elegant tannin structure that ends softly with a slightly sweet sensation.


Dessert Wines:

Pierre Jourdan Ratafia R 18.00
****

Traditionally Ratafia was served to celebrate the ratification of European treaties. The
taste is delicate yet enticing, while the nose is a mélange of tropical fruit with vanilla
overtones.

L’Ormarins Port R 23.00
Not listed in Platters

Classically constructed and generously built, this port displays sumptuous flavours of
fruitcake, crushed spice and roasted nuts.

Tokara Potstill Brandy R23.00
Not listed in Platters

GOLD Medal - Wolfram Ortner World Spirits Awards 2008

Slow French oak maturation added the distinctive characteristics of the first TOKARA
Potstill Brandy. The mellowed spirit abounds with subtle complex flavours of dried fig,
peach and raisin fruits, pot-pourri floral aroma and heady jasmine, orange blossom
and vanilla notes with spicy pepper and saffron overtones.


Wine by the Glass:

Diemersdal Matys Sauvignon Blanc R 20.00
Leopard’s Leap Lookout Chenin Blanc Semi Sweet R 20.00

Cederburg Organic Rose` R20.00

Diemersdal Matys Red - R24.00

 

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