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The nose shows an array of perfumed characters such as violets, oregano & thyme, along with glacé cherry aromas. Sweet ripe cherry fruit dominates the front palate which then develops into a more savoury wine, showing earthiness, toasted spices and lovely dried herb characters.
Made with certified organic grapes, this is a dry, savoury red that from our experience, goes very well with cheese! No oak used, this is aged in cement vats to let the fruit do the talking. A percentage of every bottle sold goes to support protection of oceans and coastlines too!
100% Cabernet Sauvignon from Mauricio Lorca’s own vineyards in Vista Flores in the Uco Valley, 30% of which is lightly oaked. High density, high vertical vine training, just under 7,000 vines per hectare, approximately 2 bottles of wine per plant, this is the Fantasia philosophy.
Dark, brooding colour; a most intense nose reminiscent of black wine gums, sweet black plums and blueberry pie; the palate is softness itself, very smooth tannins and an impressive finish with hints of tobacco leaf and fresh mint.
Lanzerac Wine Estate, situated in the heart of the Cape Winelands in Stellenbosch is a 326 year old winery with a very rich history, producing award winning wines of excellence and superior quality. As a point of interest, Lanzerac bottled the first Pinotage in the world. Their Cabernet is a full-bodied wine with excellent structure and a lingering aftertaste.
Located just outside the quiet village of Valiano di Montepulciano, with Cortona on one side and Montepulciano on the other, Avignonesi is comprised of 9 vineyard plots, a villa, a chapel and the historic wine cellars. This is fruit forward, easy drinking and accessible. A fantastic option for an everyday bottle. Black cherry pie, black berries, thyme, red pepper grains and exotic spices.
This Cabernet is eager to please both Cabernet drinkers and red wine fans alike. The bouquet and front palate is intense with notes of fresh blackberry, rich currant and a touch of light cocoa. Medium bodied with soft tannins infused with vanilla and a subtle caramel, finishing with bright fresh fruit and a touch of earthiness.
Lowerland specialises in small-batch, natural wines from their organic vineyards in Prieska , South Africa . This is a thoroughly enjoyable blend with spicy & leathery notes from Shiraz complementing the red and black fruit aromas. Mint and eucalyptus freshens up the palate and transports you to a shady spot under the eucalyptus trees bordering their vineyards.
From Vista Flores, an area of the Uco Valley that is hard to beat for top notch Cabernet Sauvignon. Deep and dark in the glass with gorgeous aromas of ripe blackcurrants, violets, dried fruits, coffee and tobacco leaf. Seriously intense on the palate, extremely well balanced and a happy cellar resident for 6 – 8 years for those who are so inclined.
Nittardi is a boutique winery situated in the heart of the Chianti Classico region, with vineyards in Chianti Classico and Maremma in southern Tuscany. Fascinating spice and chilli character with blackcurrant and cherry fruit on the nose. Medium to full bodied, firm and silky tannins and a fresh and elegant finish.
Surely one of the best Cabernet Sauvignons in Argentina. Riglos is a single-estate, high elevation specialist from Valle de Uco, Mendoza. The proximity to the Andes Mountains and high elevation creates sunny, cool growing conditions, the resulting, excellently-structured wines carry layers of fruit and herbal aromatics highlighted by lithe minerality and polished tannins.
Established in 2001 in Sonoma County, Avalon have become known for producing approachable, delicious wines of great quality. Balanced and enjoyable. Aromas of black fruits give way to cherries and raspberries on the palate and a lingering finish. Pairs well with red meats and roasted vegetables.
Located in the top, southern-most corner of the Franschhoek Valley, in the embrace of its spectacular mountains, the 22 hectare Holden Manz Wine Estate is situated between the Franschhoek River and Stony Brook at 300 meters above sea level. An exclusive grower of red grapes, the Estate only cultivates its top 16 hectares under vineyards, notably Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Syrah and Merlot.
Clothes maketh not the man; judge the wines on what’s in the bottle, not by means of preconceived ideas. The cooler temperatures at this high altitude give a seriously long ripening period eeking out oodles of flavour from these delicious grapes without any whack-you-in-the-face levels of alcohol or tannin.
Seriously impressive! This is a classic Wilyabrup Cabernet Sauvignon is medium to full bodied in structure with a powerful palate and fine grained tannins. The nose is displaying berry with dark chocolate undertones. The palate also displays elegance and freshness, with a beautiful balance of fruit and oak flavours, the result of 14 months oak maturation.
The nose is full of red fruits, mostly cherries and cassis, with flavours of vanilla, oakiness, and some hints of chocolate. This follows through in the taste which is rich, well balanced, mellow with spices in the beginning, very smooth tanins surrounded with mature red fruits, vanilla and chocolate, and a hint of orange in the end. Very long and smooth after taste.