A luscious nose of rich red berry, pepper and black currant is followed by velvety, mouthfilling flavors of tobacco, anise and red berries. Fruity but balanced by good acidity. Pair with lasagna, pizza or ribs. Ready to drink now.
This is an excellent value Pinotage, offering superb expression of the grape in a modern style at an attractive price. Rich and forward with opulent aromas of cocoa butter, raspberry sauce, freshly ground coffee and berry preserves. Dusty tannins provide a solid frame to the mouth while medium acidity keeps things lifted through the elegant finish.
A forward, oak-inspired character leads the nose with scents of vanilla and soft toast, but is supported by the solid fruit core of blueberry, mulled boysenberry and black plum guts. Attractive and rich in the mouth, with a firm but accessible structure and lifting acidity. Drink now–2015.
A super-interesting blend of 37% Syrah, 21% Mourvèdre, 18% Carignan, 10% Petite Sirah, 10% Grenache and 8% Tannat, the bouquet is loaded with assertive aromas of black currant, licorice, black olive, whole tobacco leaf, cigar box spice and leather. Creamy but firmly textured, like crushed velvet, with a rich boysenberry and plum juiciness to the palate.
More Rhône varietals are making it to the U.S. from South Africa, and for good reason. This Mourvèdre showcases plenty of ripe, plummy fruit in the nose and mouth, with additional aromas of mineral and lemon. Plenty of tannins back the full, lush mouthfeel. A bit of warmth shows on the chocolaty finish. Imported by Vineyard Brands.
While this Viognier starts off rich and ripe with aromas of stone fruit, soft oaky spice and tropical citrus, the mouth is fresh and zippy with notes of tangerine citrus and apricot. Medium bodied and balanced with a long finish kissed with clove.
A brilliant gold color, this Chenin boasts wood-infused fruit notes of pear, peach pit and melon alongside accents of honeysuckle and toasted brioche. The round, slightly slick mouthfeel is elevated with a mouthwatering acidic cut to the close.
There’s a strong herbal backbone to the core of this wine, surrounded by fleshy notes of melon and white peach. The earthy notes mix with a lime rind freshness on the palate, with a nice tropical fruit flavor that stays well into the close. Drink now.