South Africa

The winds of political change in South Africa may bring a renaissance of interest in South African wines, helped by one of the most favourable exchange rates in the business. The recipe for success is there climatically – two oceans, two weather systems and two deep-sea currents meet at the Cape, leading to a diversity of weather between regions, and even on a given day! This means that areas such as Stellenbosch, Paarl, Elgin and Constantia are really not far apart, but they all have a propensity to succeed with different types of grapes. The wine culture is almost the oldest in the New World, being brought by French Huguenots in the years after 1685 and with them cuttings of vines including Chenin and Sauvignon Blanc. Franschhoek even means ‘French Corner’! A second, rather different form of migration has helped immeasurably; that is the wave of Europeans who go to South Africa in our winter months sustaining an industry of wine tourism, and then seeking out favourite wines back home in Europe.

Areas within South Africa:

Breede River Valley  |  Cape South Coast |  Coastal Region |  Western Cape

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  1. Freedom Cross Chenin
    Freedom Cross Chenin Blanc, Western Cape, Franschhoek Cellar 2019
    Chenin Blanc 12.5% Vol
    South Africa > Western Cape
    Brilliant value wine from Chenin, the Cape's favourite white grape. Full, ripe apple fruit mingles...
    £7.90 per bottle
  2. Wide River Chenin
    Wide River Chenin Blanc, Robertson 2019
    Chenin Blanc 13.0% Vol
    South Africa > Breede River Valley
    Clean and bright Chenin Blanc, peppery and aromatic, with tropical fruit flavours of ripe fig and...
    £7.50 per bottle
  3. Running Duck, Chenin/Sauv, Western Cape
    Running Duck Chenin/Sauvignon Blanc, Stellar Organics 2020
    Chenin Blanc 12.5% Vol
    South Africa > Western Cape
    Fresh, full and flavoursome, this ethically traded and organic wine combines peachy Chenin fruit...
    £8.70 per bottle
  4. La Petite Ferme Cab Sauv, Franschhoek
    La Petite Ferme Cabernet Sauvignon, Franschhoek 2019
    Cabernet Sauvignon 13.5% Vol
    South Africa > Coastal Region
    Morello cherry and blackcurrant fruit combine with leather and cigar box notes. There is wonderful...
    £14.50 per bottle As low as £12.00
    • £12.00 3 or more
  5. Meerlust Merlot
    Meerlust Merlot, Stellenbosch 2016
    Merlot 14.0% Vol
    South Africa > Coastal Region
    The New World is very far from Parvenu at Meerlust, a stunning estate that has been owned by the...
    £21.00 per bottle
  6. Freedom Cross Cinsault/Cab
    Freedom Cross Cinsault/Cabernet, Western Cape 2019
    Cinsault 13.5% Vol
    South Africa > Western Cape
    Making the most of the Cape's wonderful growing conditions, two French grape varieties are used in...
    £8.20 per bottle
  7. Wide River Shiraz
    Wide River Shiraz, Robertson 2019
    Syrah/Shiraz 13.5% Vol
    South Africa > Breede River Valley
    Easy going, soft red with plenty of spicy, peppery fruit, this has good hedgerow berry flavours and...
    £8.20 per bottle
  8. Running Duck Shiraz
    Running Duck Shiraz, Western Cape, Stellar Organics 2020
    Syrah/Shiraz 13.5% Vol
    South Africa > Western Cape
    Hints of white pepper and sappy fruit flavours give this wine similarities to northern Rhône...
    £8.70 per bottle
  9. La Petite Ferme Shiraz
    La Petite Ferme Shiraz, Franschhoek 2019
    Syrah/Shiraz 14.0% Vol
    South Africa > Coastal Region
    This is a Rhône-style wine with black fruits, chocolate and cedar wood on the palate. The finish...
    £15.50 per bottle As low as £13.00
    • £13.00 3 or more
  10. Vetriano Pinot Grigio
    Journey's End Cabernet Sauvignon, Stellenbosch 2016
    Cabernet Sauvignon 14.5% Vol
    South Africa > Coastal Region
    This could easily be mistaken for an Australian Cabernet, it is minty on the nose and palate with...
    £15.50 per bottle
  11. Journeys End Shiraz
    Journey's End Shiraz, Stellenbosch 2017
    Syrah/Shiraz 14.5% Vol
    South Africa > Coastal Region
    A big, soft-hearted, enjoyable wine, plenty of ripe Shiraz fruit with loads of character on the...
    £15.20 per bottle
  12. Wide River Merlot
    Wide River Merlot, Robertson 2019
    Merlot 12.5% Vol
    South Africa > Breede River Valley
    Soft, fruity red with attractive black fruit flavours, fresh and juicy. Well made wine, with good...
    £8.20 per bottle
  13. River Grandeur Shiraz
    River Grandeur Shiraz, Robertson, Viljoensdrift 2017
    Syrah/Shiraz 15.0% Vol
    South Africa > Breede River Valley
    Juicy and tasty with red and dark berry fruit and peppery flavours on the...
    £12.30 per bottle
  14. River Grandeur Pinotage
    River Grandeur Pinotage, Robertson, Viljoensdrift 2019
    Pinotage 14.5% Vol
    South Africa > Breede River Valley
    Good, chocolaty Pinotage, clean, easy and with attractive freshness on the...
    £14.50 per bottle
  15. Doran Vineyards Pinotage
    Doran Vineyards Pinotage, Voor Paardeberg 2019
    Pinotage 14.0% Vol
    South Africa > Coastal Region
    An elegant, concentrated Pinotage with good ripe fruit and plenty of raspberry...
    £12.90 per bottle
  16. Wide River Viognier
    Wide River Viognier, Robertson 2021
    Viognier 13.0% Vol
    South Africa > Breede River Valley
    South Africa is producing some great examples of Viognier, and this is no exception. An intense...
    £8.20 per bottle
  17. Freedom Cross Sauvignon
    Freedom Cross Sauvignon Blanc, Western Cape, Franschhoek Cellar 2020
    Sauvignon Blanc 12.5% Vol
    South Africa > Western Cape
    Offering up alluring flavours and aromas of tropical fruit, with apricot and fig. There are notes...
    £8.20 per bottle
  18. La Petite Ferme Sauvignon, Franschhoek
    La Petite Ferme Sauvignon Blanc, Franschhoek 2020
    Sauvignon Blanc 13.5% Vol
    South Africa > Coastal Region
    An aromatic, New Zealand-style Sauvignon Blanc is made in a small winery at the well-known Petite...
    £11.80 per bottle As low as £9.80
    • £9.80 3 or more
  19. Freedom Cross Chardonnay
    Freedom Cross Chardonnay, Western Cape, Franschhoek Cellar 2020
    Chardonnay 13.5% Vol
    South Africa > Western Cape
    A complete, lightly oaked Chardonnay coming from the beautiful Franschhoek Valley. Lychee and melon...
    £8.20 per bottle
  20. La Petite Ferme Chardonnay, Franschhoek
    La Petite Ferme Barrel Fermented Chardonnay, Franschhoek 2020
    Chardonnay 12.5% Vol
    South Africa > Coastal Region
    An exotic nose with ginger and orange blossom followed by tropical fruit on the palate with spice...
    £14.95 per bottle As low as £11.95
    • £11.95 3 or more
  21. La Petite Ferme Viognier
    La Petite Ferme Viognier, Franschhoek 2020
    Viognier 14.0% Vol
    South Africa > Coastal Region
    Peach fruit combines with frangipane to give a complex wine with spicy hints and underlying almond...
    £12.50 per bottle As low as £10.50
    • £10.50 3 or more
  22. River Grandeur Sauvignon
    River Grandeur Sauvignon Blanc, Viljoensdrift, Robertson 2020
    Sauvignon Blanc 13.0% Vol
    South Africa > Breede River Valley
    Fresh Sauvignon with good depth of grassy character, juicy and lively. Zesty and...
    £9.60 per bottle
  23. Paul Cluver Dry Riesling
    Paul Cluver Estate Riesling, Elgin 2020
    Riesling 12.0% Vol
    South Africa > Cape South Coast
    Attractive, floral, blossom nose with balanced citrus fruit on the...
    £14.40 per bottle
  24. Doran Vineyards Romy D
    Doran Vineyards 'The Romy D', Voor Paardeberg 2018
    Cabernet Sauvignon 14.5% Vol
    South Africa > Coastal Region
    Classic South African Bordeaux blend with plenty of blackcurrant fruit supporting cigar box...
    £13.50 per bottle
  25. Freedom Cross Pinotage
    Freedom Cross Pinotage, Western Cape 2020
    Pinotage 13.5% Vol
    South Africa > Western Cape
    The product of a crossing of Pinot Noir and Cinsault, Pinotage is South Africa's unique grape. This...
    £8.20 per bottle
  26. Kaapzicht Shiraz
    Kaapzicht Shiraz, Stellenbosch 2018
    Syrah/Shiraz 14.0% Vol
    South Africa > Coastal Region
    The Steytler family makes great reds at their Kaapzicht estate with its views back to Table...
    £17.20 per bottle
  27. Meerlust Rubicon, Stellenbosch
    Meerlust 'Rubicon', Stellenbosch 2017
    Cabernet Sauvignon 14.0% Vol
    South Africa > Coastal Region
    A Merlot and Cabernet blend, Rubicon is one of the Cape's leading claret-style wines. Complex,...
    £28.00 per bottle
  28. Cape Elevation Trig Beacon Pinot Noir
    Cape Elevation Vineyards 'Trig Beacon' Pinot Noir, Elgin 2019
    Pinot Noir 13.5% Vol
    South Africa > Cape South Coast
    Classic cool climate Pinot Noir with cherry and strawberry fruit with hints of spicy oak and well...
    £16.80 per bottle
  29. Cape Elevation The Compass Merlot/Cabernet Franc, Elgin
    Cape Elevation Vineyards 'The Compass' Merlot/Cabernet Franc, Elgin 2016
    Cabernet Franc 14.0% Vol
    South Africa > Cape South Coast
    Elegant, claret style wine with delicious sweet fruit, good freshness and well-balanced oak. Mark...
    £19.90 per bottle
  30. Cape Elevation Contour Path Sauvignon
    Cape Elevation Vineyards 'Contour Path' Sauvignon Blanc, Elgin 2020
    Sauvignon Blanc 13.5% Vol
    South Africa > Cape South Coast
    Elegant, Sancerre-style wine with good aromas and weight, tropical fruit flavours, attractive...
    £11.80 per bottle
  31. Doran Arya
    Doran Vineyards 'Arya', Voor Paardeberg 2019
    Chenin Blanc 13.5% Vol
    South Africa > Coastal Region
    Peach and citrus on the nose with white fruit on the palate which has real depth and texture due to...
    £12.60 per bottle
  32. Journey End Destination Chard, Stellenbosch
    Journey's End 'Destination' Chardonnay, Stellenbosch 2018
    Chardonnay 14.0% Vol
    South Africa > Coastal Region
    Full and rich Chardonnay with superb fruit and well integrated oak. Good freshness keeps it elegant...
    £21.50 per bottle
  33. Kaapzicht Steytler Vision
    Steytler 'Vision', Stellenbosch, Kaapzicht 2017
    Cabernet Sauvignon 14.5% Vol
    South Africa > Coastal Region
    A blend of Cabernet, Pinotage and Merlot, Kaapzicht Steytler Vision boasts a concentrated and...
    £45.00 per bottle
  34. Doran Vineyards Shiraz
    Doran Vineyards Losa Shiraz, Voor Paardeberg 2018
    Syrah/Shiraz 15.0% Vol
    South Africa > Coastal Region
    A rich plummy wine full bodied with spices, chocolate, mocha. Great balance on the palate with a...
    £12.80 per bottle
  35. Bouchard Finlayson Chard
    Bouchard Finlayson 'Sans Barrique' Chardonnay, Overberg 2018
    Chardonnay 12.5% Vol
    South Africa > Cape South Coast
    This classy, unoaked Chardonnay comes from Peter Finlayson, a Chardonnay and Pinot Noir specialist...
    £14.90 per bottle
  36. Bouchard Finlayson Missionvale Chardonnay
    Bouchard Finlayson 'Missionvale' Chardonnay, Walker Bay 2018
    Chardonnay 13.5% Vol
    South Africa > Cape South Coast
    Complex and full with lime and melon flavours backed up with complex yeast and toasty elements with...
    £22.50 per bottle
  37. Cathy Marshall Sauvignon
    Catherine Marshall Sauvignon Blanc, Elgin 2020
    Sauvignon Blanc 14.0% Vol
    South Africa > Cape South Coast
    Hints of white asparagus, a mouthful of succulent fruit with smoke and grapefruit makes this more...
    £12.50 per bottle
  38. River Grandeur Cabernet Sauvignon
    River Grandeur Cabernet Sauvignon, Robertson, Viljoensdrift 2018
    Cabernet Sauvignon 14.5% Vol
    South Africa > Breede River Valley
    £13.70 per bottle
  39. River Grandeur Chardonnay, Robertson
    River Grandeur Chardonnay, Viljoensdrift, Robertson 2018
    Chardonnay 13.5% Vol
    South Africa > Breede River Valley
    £11.20 per bottle
  40. Doran Chenin
    Doran Vineyards Chenin Blanc Reserve, Voor Paardeberg 2018
    Chenin Blanc 14.5% Vol
    South Africa > Coastal Region
    Clean, crisp and fresh but with more body and character than is usually associated with this grape....
    £12.80 per bottle
  41. La Petite Ferme Merlot
    La Petite Ferme Merlot, Franschhoek 2019
    Merlot 14.0% Vol
    South Africa > Coastal Region
    From the beautiful La Petite Ferme winery comes another superb wine in this spicy, rich...
    £14.50 per bottle As low as £12.00
    • £12.00 3 or more
  42. La Petite Ferme Baboon Rock Chardonnay
    Baboon Rock Unwooded Chardonnay, Franschhoek, La Petite Ferme 2021
    Chardonnay 13.0% Vol
    South Africa > Coastal Region
    A honey and lime nose leads to pear fruit on the palate with some mineral undertones and good...
    £10.95 per bottle As low as £9.45
    • £9.45 3 or more
  43. Clos Malverne Sauvignon Blanc,Stellenbosch
    Clos Malverne Sauvignon Blanc, Lightly Filtered, Stellenbosch 2020
    Sauvignon Blanc 13.5% Vol
    South Africa > Coastal Region
    Flavoursome and full with flavours of tropical fruits and hints of asparagus. Fresh and mineral on...
    £11.95 per bottle
  44. Sadie Family Skerpioen White, Swartland
    Sadie Family Old Vine Series Skerpioen White, Swartland 2019
    Chenin Blanc 12.5% Vol
    South Africa
    Made from 50% Chenin Blanc, 50% Palomino this wine always has a salty mineral character from the...
    £39.00 per bottle
  45. Sadie Family Palladius White, Swartland
    Sadie Family Signature Series Palladius White, Swartland 2018
    Chenin Blanc South Africa
    A blend of eleven different grape varieties, this is a complex white wine with great minerality and...
    £59.00 per bottle
  46. Clos Malverne Auret, Stellenbosch
    Clos Malverne Reserve 'Auret', Traditionally Basket Pressed, Stellenbosch 2018
    Cabernet Sauvignon 14.5% Vol
    South Africa > Coastal Region
    Full and rich with attractive berried fruit and hints of spice. Attractive, soft, mature...
    £16.75 per bottle
  47. Clos Malverne Merlot, Stellenbosch
    Clos Malverne Merlot, Traditionally Basket Pressed, Stellenbosch 2017
    Merlot 14.0% Vol
    South Africa > Coastal Region
    This is packed full of red fruits, smokey and complex with hints of star anise. Soft, ripe and...
    £12.75 per bottle
  48. La Petite Ferme Merlot, Franschhoek
    La Petite Ferme Merlot, Franschhoek 2018
    Merlot 14.0% Vol
    South Africa > Coastal Region
    From the beautiful La Petite Ferme winery comes another superb wine in this spicy, rich...
    £14.50 per bottle

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