Cigar, spice, cinnamon and plum entices on the nose of this deeply colored blend. Full-bodied and firmly structured, the offers ripe blackberry and cassis flavors that will further integrate and mellow with aging. The finish is smooth and lingering.
This bright, mouthwatering red starts with cherry, cocoa and cedar on the nose, followed by ripe berries, spice and pepper on the palate. Supple and expressive, the wine will pair well with stews, burgers and lamb.
With its juicy, citrus, melon and strawberry aromas and flavors, this dry rosé is mouthwatering and a food winner. Good minerality, fresh fruity character and a spicy finish give it added appeal. Crisp and refreshing, with layers of complexity to give it character.
“Classic” means Bordeaux in this case, with four of the varieties included (65% Cabernet, 26% Merlot and the rest Malbec and Petit Verdot). Shows a lot of leather on the nose, with dark plummy fruit underneath, while the palate is extracted, showing a full body, good acid and plenty of fine tannins. Dark berry flavors, almost charred, cover cherry flavors.
The light and soft bouquet offers faint glimmers of fresh-cut grass and tart green berries. More of the same unfolds in the mouth, with lime citrus and green gooseberry leading through to the crisp finish.
Here’s an easy-drinking white with fresh aromatics of green apple, soft pear and tangy grapefruit citrus. Medium-light in the mouth with straightforward fruit flavors and a short but crisp finish. Drink now.
Hints of savory herbs spice up this approachable Chard, adding character to the grilled red apple and sweet citrus oil core. The medium-length finish offers a touch of sweet smoke flavor to keep things interesting. Drink now.
A blend of Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon and Shiraz from the Paarl region, this wine is lightly wooded and medium-bodied with ash, smoke, and raspberry on the nose, and on the palate, more ashy, earthy, smoky heft and a bit of chocolate and tea. It’s unusual and tough to tackle—the fruit is overpowered.