Wine

Red Wine

Cabernet Sauvignon

Groenland Cabernet Sauvginon Blanc 2011 - Koosie Steenkamp is one of Roeland Liquors favourite wine makers. This wine is made from specially selected grapes from Stellenbosch in the Western Cape. The full-bodied, ruby-red wine has inviting black pepper and nutty aromas with chocolate flavours and well structured tannins. Great value for money!

Thelema Cabernet Sauvignon Blanc - This full-bodied wine shows ripe blackcurrant and blackberry flavours with a hint of mint and subtle oak,derived from 18 months maturation in french barrels. Drinking well now but has the structure to develop over the next 10 years.

Shiraz

Boschkloof Syrah - A full bodied premium red wine, carefully matured in 225L french oak barrels. The nose is complex with a mix of oriental spices,pepper & fruit flavours. Good ageing potential.

Groenland Shiraz 2011 - The full-bodied complexity of the wine combines smoky aromas with vanilla and upfront fruit on the palate. Michelangelo Int. Wine Awards 2014 - Gold medal!

Tamboerskloof Syrah 2011 - Scarlett to Crimson in colour. The nose is rich with red berries, black pepper and cloves. A balanced palate confirms the nose with prominent flavours of strawberry, red cherry as well as cocoa and rosewoood nuances from the Mourvèdre component. The wine is rounded off by plush tannin and a lingering spicy aftertaste.

Almenkerk Syrah 2011 - Complex aromas including dark cherry, blackberry and warm, earthy, spicy, slightly meaty notes. Aged for 24 months in exclusively French oak barrels. Elegantly structured, full-bodied palate. Supple texture with fruit concentration. Fine grained tannins and a long lingering finish.

Red Blends

Alphabetical ‘Vin Ordinaire’ 2012 - A well-rounded wine with ripe fruit flavours, soft tannins and a dry, spicy finish that encourages further enjoyment. It combines the lush character of Swartland wine with the darker fruit flavours of Stellenbosch.

Raka Quinary - Intense deep red colour with blackcurrant and cherry on the nose. The palate is well structured and pure with soft tannins and a lingering fruity aftertaste.

Almenkerk Lace - Syrah, Merlot, Cabarnet franc, Cabernet Sauvignon and Viognier aged for 23 months in French barriques. Natural acidity and purity of fruit - typical of Elgin’s cool terroir - make for an elegant wine with a lingering finish. Great with Carpaccio, Ossobuco and Pasta dishes.

Pinotage

Jacksons Pinotage - Colour: Vibrant ruby with a purple rim
Nose: Sweet spices, plums and mulberries with hints of vanilla
Palate: Full juicy red fruit entry with plums following from the nose. Spices, sweet cinnamon with a peppery finish. Fruit is well balanced by ripe tannins and judicious wooding.

Rijks Pinotage - The crimson coloured wine has a unique elegant nose of red fruit and cherries, which is reminiscent of a great Pinot Noir. These attractive fruity aromas carry through onto a rich, creamy palate that is finished off with well-balanced refined tannins.

Diemersfontein Pinotage - On the nose distinct coffee, rich dark chocolate and baked plums. The ripe subtle tannins create a wine to be drunk very young. This unique style of Pinotage is a perfect accompaniment to salmon, roast venison and even chocolate mousse.

White Wine

Sauvignon Blanc

Sterhuis Sauvignon Blanc - The wine has an intense colour with a bright green hue. The nose is fresh with fynbos, green figgs,lichi, gooseberries and a flinty minerality. The palate is lively with fresh tropical fruit, minerals and a richness from the barrel fermented portion, finishing with a fresh acidity and a long minerally tail.

Groenland Sauvignon Blanc - This wine offers fresh fruit and tropical flavours with hints of asparagus, granadilla and green pepper on the nose.

Excelsior Sauvignon Blanc - Yellow-green in colour. The nose is complex with passion fruit, grapefruit and ripe fig aromas. The palate is fruity with a zesty acidity.

Sophie Te’Blanche Sauvignon Blanc - Floral notes with a complex medley of tropical fruits, mingled with subtle lime and gooseberry undertones. The palate is balanced and rich, showing cut green apples with great minerality and texture.

Anura Sauvignon Blanc - A Sauvignon Blanc with mineral, grassy, green fig tones combined with pineapple, lemon, and granadilla, grapefruit flavours. This wine has a fresh, crispy acidity, which is supported by well-rounded juicy, refreshing palate. Beautifully paired with canapes, salads, seafood, poultry, sushi and fresh fruits.

Life From Stone Sauvignon Blanc - Greenish in appearance, this is a dramatic wine full of ripe peppers and passion fruit. It will mature to perfection with resultant flavours of mineral and flint (gun smoke).