Kanonkop Kadett Blend 2015

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Kanonkop Kadett
Varietal: Blend
Vintage: 2015
Country of Origin: South Africa
Appellation: Stellenbosch
Retail Price: $16.99

Tasting Notes: A true South African blend, with a little more than half of it being pinotage, about a third cabernet sauvignon, and the balancing merlot. The dark fruit on the nose is followed by supple weighty texture, with plenty of weight and spice to add to the interest and flavor of this Stellenbosch wine.

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Boschendal The Rose Garden Rosé 2017

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Boschendal
Fanciful Name: The Rose Garden
Varietal: Rosé
Vintage: 2017
Country of Origin: South Africa
Appellation: Western Cape
Retail Price: $14

Tasting Notes: Raspberry, cranberry and red cherry aromas are the hallmarks of this delicate rosé, with wild berry flavors on the palate and a hint of spice adding complexity to the finely textured finish.

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Beyond Ordinary Cabernet Blend 2016

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Beyond Ordinary
Varietal: Cabernet Blend
Vintage: 2016
Country of Origin: South Africa
Retail Price: $15

Tasting Notes: A cabernet sauvignon-based blend highlighting flavors of black currant, blackberry and oak spice. Elegant flavors are the centerpiece, balanced by soft tannins and a lengthy finish. A South African classic.

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Hamilton Russell Vineyards Chardonnay 2016

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Hamilton Russell Vineyards
Varietal: Chardonnay
Vintage: 2016
Country of Origin: South Africa
Retail Price: $32.99

Tasting Notes: One of the most complete chardonnays you will experience. The delicacy of a beautiful Burgundy, yet the robust hints of northern California chardonnay. Your palate will be gently taken from one profile to the next, leaving you with a satisfying finish, making you want for more.

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Spier Sauvignon Blanc 2014

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Spier
Varietal: Sauvignon Blanc
Vintage: 2014
Country of Origin: South Africa
Appellation: Stellenbosch
Retail Price: $19

Tasting Notes: Quite aromatic with fragrances of nectarine, white flowers, and straw; nuanced flavors of lime and grapefruit ally with a crisp finish that is skillfully tinged with minerals.

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Spier Sauvignon Blanc 2014

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Spier
Fanciful Name: Private Collection
Varietal: Sauvignon Blanc
Vintage: 2014
Country of Origin: South Africa
Appellation: Stellenbosch
Retail Price: $25

Tasting Notes: A sweet perfume of tart orange, lime, and honeysuckle; on the palate an energetic acidity deposits citrus, tropical fruit and toasted almond; the interwoven flavors linger generously on the finish.

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Neethlingshof Sauvignon Blanc 2014

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Neethlingshof
Varietal: Sauvignon Blanc
Vintage: 2014
Country of Origin: South Africa
Appellation: Stellenbosch
Retail Price: $17

Tasting Notes: A refreshingly delicious sauvignon blanc, it possesses delicate grassy aromas and flavors of citrus, tropical fruit,and green fig; crisp and succulent on the finish.

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Cape Point Sauvignon Blanc 2013

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Cape Point
Varietal: Sauvignon Blanc
Vintage: 2013
Country of Origin: South Africa
Appellation: Cape Point
Retail Price: $25

Tasting Notes: Pale gold in the glass, the nose is a heady mix of tropical and citrus fruits, with a hint of spice. The palate is clean, with good weight and texture. The citrus-driven flavors linger on the long and balanced finish.

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