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The Wine Thief Nooer 2018 (red: Souzão, Touriga Naçional, Tinta Barocca)

R1,470.00

The Wine Thief Nooer 2018 is a unique red blend of Souzão, Touriga Naçional and Tinta Barocca where each cultivar was harvested and treated separately

The Tinta Barocca and Souzão coming from Calitzdorp, and the Touriga Naçional coming from a 45 year-old vineyard site in Paarl

The Souzão and Touriga were naturally fermented in old 300L French Oak barrels, where the Tinta was fermented in a 5000L Foudre, destined to be made into Port down the line

Inspiration for the blend hailed not only from the classic Portuguese expressions we rarely get to taste in South Africa, but from the pioneering winemakers playing with new and unique ways of expressing these cultivars in various South African terroirs

Intense blackberry and boysenberry fruit power on the nose, with slate and smoke lingering

Structure is very much present, but not overpowering of the multiple layers achieved by blending these three classic Portuguese cultivars

Sommelier-Winemaker Collaboration with Leon Coetzee & Margaux Nel of The Fledge & Co

Learn more about The Wine Thief here

Only available by the case (6 x 750ml)

Maanschijn Spin Cycle 2019 (white: Verdelho)

R1,470.00

Maanschijn Spin Cycle 2019 is a rare white wine made from the Portuguese grape cultivar Verdelho, presenting a fascinating interplay of fruity and earthy flavours underpinned by an engaging salinity

Spin Cycle 2019 is 100% Voor-Paardeberg Verdelho made from a blend of two components: 70% freshly pressed juice spontaneously fermented in old oak barrels and 30% ‘whole-bunch’ fermented until dry

Neither fined nor filtered

Bottled by hand without any addition of sulphur

Pressed using the reclaimed and reimagined basket press from a washing machine drum giving it the name, Spin Cycle

Alc 13.5%

Made by Douglas Mylrea and Paul Hoogwerf on the Klein River Lagoon below the towering Maanschijn Mountain (named for its glow during clear moonlit nights)

Learn more about Maanschijn here

Currently only available by the case (6 x 750ml)