Balanced and complex with herbal aromas of forest floor and sweet smoke married to the dense fruity core of black cherry, blueberry and juicy black plum. The organic dark fruit flavors continue on to dominate the satiny mouth, while a black pepper and espresso flavor unfolds on the finish.
There’s no doubt as to why they call this wine “The Mint,” as the first whafts of the bouquet provide an unquestionable mentholated aroma with a backdrop of black plum and currant fruit. Glimmers of crushed violet petals and mocha develop in the silky mouth, with the fine well-integrated tannins sticking through the lingering close. Enjoyable now but cellar-worthy…
There’s a prominent herbal streak to the nose of this wine, but it’s not jarring thanks to the support of rich black cherry and black currant fruit core. The savory herbs, menthol and licorice herbaceousness continue through to the palate, where again it’s matched by equally intense dark fruit flavors and a mouthwatering finish. Silky wood-spice accents the long…
Gyles Webb, whose spectacular vineyards drench the slopes of the Simonsberg mountain, was once better known for his great-value Sauvignon Blanc and for his reds. But his Chardonnay is as good as the rest of the range, full of tangy marmalade flavors and a well-judged use of oak, which supports rather than dominates the delicious citrus character of the wine.
A savory, meaty nose of spice and smoke leads on this distincive Merlot from Thelema. In the mouth, rich berry and spice offers round, balanced and mouthfilling flavors that are both elegant and assertive. Smooth and stylish.
This classic Cabernet offers alluring aromas of green pepper, mocha, mint and smoke. Flavors of tobacco, smoke, and ripe plum are savory and rich, with a lovely fine tannic structure and complex spice character. Lingering spice is another plus.
Savory, sultry dark chocolate, red berry and pepper aromas lead into full, rich black currant, plum and pepper flavors in this alluring Cabernet. Full-bodied and spicy but with a velvety mouthfeel, the wine has power and elegance.