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Wine List

Champagne & Sparkling Wine
Moët et Chandon Brut Imperial N.V.
If life truly is a cabaret, this is the stuff to start with
Champagne

695 169 140 140 27 85 85 33

Avondale Méthode Cap Classique Villiera Tradition Brut Rosé Villiera Tradition Brut

Paarl

This organic bubbly is alive with flavours of lemon, apple pie and biscuit. The taste is dry and complex with crisp acidity
Paarl

The full rich flavour of Pinot Noir combined with the elegance of Chardonnay and the uniqueness of Pinotage providing the colour
Paarl
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A consistently good dry cap classique with some of South Africa’s own Pinotage in this white blend

J C Le Roux Sauvignon Blanc J C Le Roux Le Domaine

Stellenbosch

Powerful sauvignon, characterised by flinty, fruity raciness, intense grass and ripe gooseberry flavours
Stellenbosch
187ml

The first sparkling wine to offer both natural lightness and a delicious full taste

*Corkage - Wine & Sparkling Wine R30, Magnums R55
*Please note all wines are subject to price change, vintage change and availability

White Wine
Chardonnay
Durbanville Hills Rhinofields Chardonnay 2008
This wine presents a rich nose filled with green peppers, chalk and melon on a bed of intense fruit, and a palate of bold tropical fruit and gooseberries
Durbanville

150 138 106 27

Constantia Uitsig Unwooded Chardonnay 2009
An unwooded Chardonnay showing a complexity of varietal aromas and citrus flavours with a well balanced palate and a subtle nuttiness on the finish

Constantia

Backsberg Chardonnay 2008

Paarl
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Apricots, almonds, and cream combine in a profusion of intense aromas which are balanced by fresh acidity
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Sauvignon Blanc
Springfield “Life From Stone” 2010
Robertson

A dramatic wine full of red peppers and passion fruit, maturing to perfection within one year. Flavours of mineral and flint
Paarl

138 129 125 105 97 68 18 62

Plaisir De Merle Sauvignon Blanc 2009
Fresh and crisp with gooseberry and tropical fruit. Full and rich in the mouth with a long lingering aftertaste

Jordan Sauvignon Blanc 2009

Stellenbosch

Tank-fermented with complex herbaceous, green fig and gooseberry flavours and a well balanced natural acidity with a tropical fruit finish
Durbanville

Catherine Marshall Sauvignon Blanc 2010
A vibrant array of granadilla, figs, grapefruit and gooseberry fruit. Solid mid-palate with fresh citrus finish

South Hill Sauvignon Blanc 2008 Du Preez Sauvignon Blanc 2009

Elgin

This is a deliciously refreshing Sauvignon Blanc which exhibits typical cool climate minerality and generous tropical fruit character
Rawsonville
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Full and substantial mouthfeel on this unwooded Sauvignon Blanc, with grassy and gooseberry scents. This wine has a riveting freshness on the palate with a crisp finish

Black Pearl Sauvignon Blanc 2009

Paarl

This refreshing and clean, crisp wine is well structured with complex tropical fruit flavours and enhanced by grassy undertones

Chenin Blanc
Kleine Zalze Chenin Blanc 2009
Stellenbosch

This barrel fermented Chenin Blanc has hints of ripe peach, layers of tropical fruit and combined with subtle wood gives it a rich and creamy mouthfeel, with elegant acidity
Simonsberg
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107

Remhoogte Number 6 Chenin Blanc 2008 Rickety Bridge Chenin Blanc 2010

From block number 6 in the vineyard. This wine is juicy, full and well rounded, with a lingering and refreshing citrus finish

84 22 74

Western Cape

Refreshing tropical fruit with an abundance of pear and guava. Subtle notes of honey, melon and apricot. Full rich flavour with a lengthy finish

Blended Whites & Other Cultivars
Noble Hill Viognier 2007
Paarl

This John Platter 4 star wine is lightly wooded (6 months) with subtle notes of apricot and kiwi,this clean and creamy wine pairs gracefully with poultry or fish
Swartberg

139 138 127 89 86 79 75 59 17 54 15 53 15

Jack & Knox Frostline Riesling 2007

From a single vineyard over 1000m above sea level. Flint and mineral on nose that follows through to the palate. Well balanced with a nice, full mouthfeel
Southern France

Domaine Grier Maccabeu / Viognier 2006
Floral notes combined with dried apricot and an underlying minerality, nicely structured and lively with a broad finish

Simonsig Gewürztraminer 2009

Stellenbosch

Wonderful tropical fruit laced with rich spiciness and layers of litchis, Turkish delight and roses. A luscious, well balanced Special Late Harvest
Western Cape

Seidelberg Mourvedre Blanc de Noir 2010 Buitenverwachting Buiten Blanc 2010
First rate unwooded, dry blend, offering class and complexity that will compliment any occasion

Made from 100% Mourvedre, this exciting wine has floral aromas on the nose and rich fragrances of dark berry fruit with peppery flavours on the palate
Constantia

Dido by Stormhoek Pinot Grigio 2009 The Wild Fig Naked White 2008 Ross Gower Rosé 2009 Nederburg Stein 2010

Western Cape

Spicy butternut nose. Silky texture with hints of hazelnut, fresh, dry and refined
Rawsonville
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This wine comes from a farm in the Breede Rivier Valley area and is a blend of Chenin Blanc, Colombar and Sauvignon Blanc. Easy, crisp and fresh

Elgin
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An evocatively fruity wine, deliciously cherry-laden, cream-textured and just-dry

Paarl
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Ever popular, a soft, fragrant and fruity wine

Red Wine
Cabernet Sauvignon
Plaisir De Merle Cabernet Sauvignon 2007
Radiant ruby red colour, pronounced plum and chocolate nose, with a spicy palate backed by soft tannins
Paarl

223 178 89 23

Springfield Whole Berry Cabernet Sauvignon 2008
Whole berry maceration is followed by fermentation with natural yeasts, racking and 1 year’s maturation in oak. The result is a velvety wine with softer tannins

Robertson

Waverley Hills Organic Cabernet Sauvignon 2005
These organically grown grapes produce a classic styled wine, which has soft tannins and complex flavours of cedarwood, mulberry and cassis

Coastal
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Merlot
Durbanville Hills Rhinofields Merlot 2007
An intense big-bodied wine with abundant fruit flavours set against a backdrop of delicate, subtle wood with hints of mint on the nose
Durbanville

190 128 101 79 21

Diemersdal Merlot 2008 Villiera Merlot 2008

Durbanville

The nose seduces with beautiful aromas of dried fruit, plums and hints of cedar wood.Elegant tannin structure gives backbone to this medium body wine
Paarl

The aroma shows hints of cedarwood and vanilla with attractive berry fruit. On the palate the wine is rich and full with soft tannins and good acidity
Western Cape
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Stellar Organics Merlot 2009

This organic Merlot has had no sulphur added during the winemaking process. Grapes are from the Olifants river region. Light, fruity and very accessable

Shiraz
Black Pearl Shiraz 2007
Paarl

A smooth hearty Shiraz packed with ripe berry fruit and freshly ground white pepper followed by hints of mixed exotic spices
Stellenbosch

143 119 70 19

Stoney Croft Shiraz 2004

Rich and complex with layers of ripe black cherry, smoky spice and vanilla; muscular with well honed tannins lending depth and structure. John Platter 4½ Stars
Paarl
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The Wild Fig Private Reserve Shiraz 2007

Sourced from the western slopes of the Paarl Mountains, this Shiraz is a complex, full-bodied wine, showing smokiness and peppery spice flavours that linger well

Pinotage
Diemersfontein Pinotage 2009 Backsberg Pinotage 2008
Wellington

An explosion of mocha coffee, black chocolate and roasted nuts on the nose, with undertones of caramelized banana and blackcurrant
Paarl

129 98 75 20

Red plums and raspberries, spices on the nose with wood flavours. A classic dry and earthy wine with a balanced tannin structure
Western Cape
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Dido by Stormhoek Pinotage 2008

Packed with fruit driven perfume, followed by intense mulberry, honey, coffee and chocolate. Finely balanced with a long finish

Pinot Noir
Paradyskloof Pinot Noir 2008
Stellenbosch

This wine shows dark ripe cherry on the colour, nose and aftertaste. There are lovely wet earthy notes with a refreshing acidity
Eilandia
per glass

149 109 28

Newton Johnson ‘Felicité’ Pinot Noir 2009

This wine charms with pure scented Pinot Noir fruit showing sweet cherries and a hint of spice. The deliciously ripe palate is softened with a silky texture

Blended Reds
Warwick ‘Three Cape Ladies’ 2006 Annandale Cavalier 2001
Simonsberg

This unique blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Pinotage, Syrah and Merlot shows great ripe red and black berry flavors as well as a hint Mocha on the nose
Stellenbosch

175 165 145 127 109 86 72 19

Winemaker Hempies du Toit’s flagship blend of Merlot, Cab. Sauv.,Cab. Franc and Shiraz is rich with ripe black fruits and oaky, vanilla aromas with a touch of earthiness
Coastal

Cathy Marshall SMG 2008

A classic yet robust Rhône styled blend of Syrah, Mourvèdre and Grenache.A well structured wine with fresh acidity to support an opulent fruit mid palate for seamless balance
Southern France

Domaine Grier Syrah / Carignan 2006
Berry fruit flavours are complemented by grape derived spiciness, naturally fresh with abundant soft tannins

Knox Hill ‘The Maze’ Cab. Sauv. / Merlot 2003 Remhoogte Aigle Noir 2006

Wellington

From maverick wine guru Graham Knox, comes this John Platter 4 star, Bordeaux style blend. Firm and structured. Softened and enhanced by extensive barrel ageing
Stellenbosch

This Shiraz, Cab. Sauv., Pinotage and Merlot blend has fresh aroma of fruit, upfront black currants and mulberries with hints of spiciness and cinnamon
Robertson
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Bonnievale Cabernet Sauvignon / Shiraz 2008
A wonderfully fine structured blend, beautifully balanced oak berry flavors with the smooth, round, soft touch of the merlot character

Wine by the Glass
Villiera Tradition Brut Sparkling Wine Backsberg Chardonnay Du Preez Sauvignon Blanc Remhoogte Chenin Blanc The Wild Fig Naked White Ross Gower Rose Nederburg Stein Waverley Hills Organic Cabernet Sauvignon Stellar Organics Merlot The Wild Fig Reserve Shiraz Stormhoek Pinotage Newton Johnson Pinot Noir Bonnievale Cabernet Sauvignon / Shiraz
per glass per glass per glass per glass per glass per glass per glass per glass per glass per glass per glass per glass per glass

27 27 18 22 17 15 15 23 21 19 20 28 19

Port
KWV Cape Ruby Port Bredell’s Cape Vintage 2003 Port Allesverloren Port Villiera LBV Port Cockburns Fine White Port
per glass per glass per glass per glass per glass

18 20 20 22 22

Brandy, Cognac & Armagnac
KWV 10 Year Old Brandy Uitkyk 10 Year Old Brandy KWV 20 Year Old Brandy Remy Martin VSOP Cognac
50ml 50ml 50ml 50ml

26 34 70 55

Dessert Wine
per glass 375ml

Fleur du Cap Noble Late Harvest

26 183

Reserve Cellar Vintages
Red Wines
Hermit on the Hill Syrah 2005 Cathy Marshall Syrah 2005 DuPreez “Hendrik Lodewyk” Petit Verdot 2001 Tierhoek Grenache 2007 Migliarina Shiraz 2005

110 125 130 139 165

White Wines
Warwick ‘Professor Black’ Sauvignon Blanc 2008 Hermanuspietersfontein Die Bartho 2008 (Sauv. Blanc, Nouvelle, Semillon)

149 185

Sparkling Wines
Pongrácz Desiderius 2002(Méthode Cap Classique)

399

Magnums & More
Plaisir de Merle Cabernet Sauvignon 1998 Warwick “Trilogy” 2007 Du Preez Polla’s Red 2001 “Methuselah” 6 litre bottle
Magnum Magnum

449 599 1100

Limited Release Vintages
Raka Quinary 2005
Western Cape

202

54% Cabernet Sauvignon, 27% Merlot, 9% Cabernet Franc, 6% Malbec, 4% Petit Verdot This Bordeaux blend reveals a complex nose of spice and blackberries with a touch of mint and cigar box. The wine is well balanced with a full mouth feel 2009 San Francisco International Wine Competition - Gold 2009 Selections Mondiales des vins Canada - Silver

Glenhurst 2002

Western Cape

149

From the winemaking team at Quoin Rock,The Glenhurst 2002 is a blend of 49% Syrah, 40% Merlot and 11% Pinotage. Fermentation of hand sorted fruit was followed by a 14 month maturation in a combination of American and French oak barrels (50% new). Hints of hickory, spice and red fruit can be found on the nose. The palate is elegantly balanced with a fine fruit structure and lingering after-taste

Bales’ Private Vintners ‘Miles Mossop’2008
Wade Bales’ constant search for the finest Cape wines has led him to team up with Miles Mossop of Tokara to bring you this delicious wine. A modern-style blend of Merlot and Cabernet Franc that is fruit forward with sufficient tannins to provide textural interest

Stellenbosch

116

Bredell’s Cape Vintage Bush Vine Port 2003
Dark, crimson and voluptuously rich. Christmas pudding, dried fruit, mocha, mint and spice. Flavours of the East, decadence of the west. Stilton cheese and roasted nuts to enhance the balance, the dry finish and the lingering after-taste 43% Tinta Barocca, 28.5% Souzao, 19.5% Touriga Francessa, 9% Touriga Naçcional 2009 Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show - Trophy: Port (94/100) John Platter Wine Guide - 5 stars

Stellenbosch
per glass

264 20

This page is for wines that I find which are in very small quantities but sill good value for money. I hope you enjoy these gems as much as I have in finding them. Wild Fig Wine Fundi, Bill Slater