South Africa

South Africa

This New World wine producer actually has some pretty vintage roots. The first grapes were pressed for wine at the Cape in 1659 under the command of Jan van Riebeeck (aka Dawson Leary). While laws and languages in the region changed, the vineyards stayed planted but weren't productive until a generation later. A "Wine of Origin" system was implemented in 1973 with designated production regions, districts and wards. There are now nearly 60 officially declared appellations. Concentrated around Cape Town, wine production gets good press with major vineyard and production centers in Paarl, Stellenbosch and Worcester.
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  • Protea Cabernet Sauvignon 2014

    Western Cape, South Africa

    This Cabernet Sauvignon from the Western Cape region of South Africa is a juicy wine that makes no demands and delivers plenty of flavor, plush texture and grippy tannins. The palate is rich, supple and rounded with layers of cocoa, cigars, fruitcake and black berries.

    • Protea Red Blend 2012

      Coastal Region, South Africa

      A beautiful deep ruby, shows aromatic notes of blackberry, espresso and spice. On the palate the wine is full and juicy, balancing ripe fruit subtle tannins, giving it great versatility for food pairings.

      • Guardian Peak Frontier Cabernet Sauvignon 2013

        Western Cape, South Africa

        Guardian Peak's Frontier Cabernet Sauvignon shows a beautifully complex nose, with aromas of fresh plum, subtle blueberries and an underlying lead pencil note that comes to the fore. The fresh red fruit and hints of ripe dark fruit flavors are backed up by a toasty, hazelnut character that rounds off the flavor profile.

        • Ernie Els Signature Red 2012

          Stellenbosch, South Africa

          This five varietal bordeaux blend reflects the diversity of the Stellenbosch terroir. This wine, made by cellar master Louis Strydom, is Ernie Els' vision to produce an exceptional wine, reflecting their respective commitment to quality.

        • Rust en Vrede 1694 2011

          Stellenbosch, South Africa

          The Rust en Vrede 1694 is a Shiraz and Cabernet Sauvignon blend that celebrates the establishment of the winery in 1694. A bold wine with aromas of dark chocolate and liquorice offering great intensity and length.

        • Guardian Peak Merlot 2013

          Western Cape, South Africa

          From South Africa's famed Stellenbosch region, this Merlot contains soft fruit flavors, which deliver a juicy and highly accessible wine. Smooth and inviting, this wine is most rewarding when enjoyed early with good food.

          • Protea Rosé 2016

            Cinsault / Mourvedre / Shiraz
            Western Cape, South Africa

            This dry Rosé is a blend of three classic Rhone varieties whose combination delivers a crisp, fresh wine with concentrated flavors of plum and red fruit and riveting aromas of gentle berry and cherry.

            • Durbanville Hills Bastion 2015

              Western Cape, South Africa

              The Bastion Red Blend is named after a bastion, or lookout point at the Durbanville Hills Winery, and has aromas of strawberries and raspberries and sweet wood spice. Concentrated berry fruits carry through to the palate, sweet wood spice, soft tannins and a lingering aftertaste.

              • Durbanville Hills Chenin Blanc 2016

                Western Cape, South Africa

                This Chenin Blanc is lush and vibrant with aromas of green apple, citrus, and guava. Tropical fruit and citrus aromas carry through from the nose and linger with a touch of oak spice and a delightful and fruity profile on the palate.

                • Durbanville Hills Sauvignon Blanc 2016

                  Western Cape, South Africa

                  This Sauvignon Blanc has a delightful combination of ripe green fig, passion fruit, asparagus, pineapple and aromas that remind of a bowl of mixed tropical fruit. Concentrated passion fruit, yellow fruit and ripened apples leads to a crisp, lingering finish.

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