Golden Kaan’s best wine to date, this competes with some of South Africa’s much pricier wines. There are cola, balsam, coffee and mixed berry aromas, while the mouthfeel is creamy, with dry tannins. On the palate, the wine picks up some earthy flavors in addition to mixed berry, and has good length on the finish. Imported by Golden Kaan USA.
Savory cherry, raspberry and plum aromas in this approachable Pinotage lead into spicy, savory flavors of cherry, plum and smoke. It’s an accessible version of a variety that can be tough for some to embrace. Pair with pork or spicy dishes.
A fresh, lively nose and clean, elegant flavors give this Chardonnay a food-friendly, easy-sipping feel. Pretty and dependable, it will pair well with grilled seafood and light salads.
This newly created South African brand, a joint venture between the German firm Racke and the South African KWV, is producing some well-made, immediately attractive wines, such as this Chenin Blanc. It has good, Golden Delicious apple flavors, richness and just a touch of toast. The aftertaste is dry, but leaves some softness as well. Imported by Golden Kaan USA.
Vibrant and racy, this wine offers an oaky nose of vanilla and dill, but carries enough dark berry and mineral on the palate to compensate. This wine would pair well with mild cheeses and crackers. Imported by Golden Kaan USA.
This wine leads off with dark berry and a touch of herbs. A dusty and dry wine, it has some tart raspberry notes that lead to darker fruit, finally picking up some tobacco leaf. A good, everyday quaff. Imported by Golden Kaan USA.
Golden Kaan is known for their bargain-priced bottlings, and this wine shows the extra effort. Ruby-purple in color and medium in body, this wine has typical South African funk on the nose mixed with stewed fruit and a hint of tar. The mouth delivers stewed plummy fruit with pepper, and a nice, spicy finish. Imported by Golden Kaan USA.
With a stated mission of making consumer-friendly wines for today’s marketplace, Golden Kaan, a joint venture between South Africa’s KWV and European-based wine company Racke GmbH, pumps out exactly that. This Sauvignon, light in color and aroma, has a nice perfume with vanilla, citrus and spritzy tropical fruit. The mouth is fairly round, but with supporting acids…