Cape Town - Johannesburg - Middle East

Wine List

 

 

WINE LIST

 

Our Pick’s Pick cellar presents a portfolio of outstanding value wines to be enjoyed at the table or at home. This selection, under the Pick's Pick label, is the result of many years of co-operation and friendship with some of the country’s finest winemakers.

 

All Pick's Pick wines, both red and white, are available

by the 250ml glass.

 

PROTECT YOUR WINE

Our bespoke WINE BAG protects wine purchases when travelling, even in the cargo hold of an aircraft. Now there’s no excuse not to take home a case of your favourite. There’s also our protective WINE SKIN, which is ideal for safe and secure wine travel over shorter distances. One wine bottle fits inside a single WINE SKIN.

 

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PINOTAGE
Middelvlei Free Run
Winemaker: Tinnie Momberg

The appearance is a deep ruby red with violet edges. On the nose you will find sweet raspberry aromas with mulberry undertones and elegant oak spices. The palate shows a medium-bodied wine packed with fruit flavours.

Meinert "Printer's Ink"
Winemaker: Martin Meinert

As scion of a namibian printing and publishing family and ex-journalist. I thought it apt to name this deeply coloured pinotage “printer’s ink . It is full bodied, elegant and has richness on the mid-palate.

Rijk's Private Cellar
Winemaker: Pierre Wahl

An orchestra of cherry tobacco and plum aromas are present, while backed by pure pinotage fruit. These red fruit aromas carry through onto a rich palate supported by a good concentration of tannin and oak which is well integrated.

Simonsig Redhill
Winemaker: Debbie Thomson

Filled with aromas of mulberry and raspberry fruit followed by subtle, spicy oak. Delicious density and persistence in a framework of fine grained tannins.

Le vin de Francois
Winemaker: Francois Naude

Compact and polished on the palate, with stylish tannins, it opens up to reveal tangible black fruit and dark chocolate enveloped in vibrant christmas cake notes.

OTHER RED VARIETALS
Hamilton russell vineyards pinot noir
Winemaker: Hannes Storm

Characteristic HRV tightness and elevated length.

Full generous palate of dark berry and spice notes.

Paul cluver pinot noir
Winemaker: Andries Burger

A sleek, velvety palate packed with red currants, cherries, coffee and violet hints to round off an exquisite bouquet.

Vriesenhof pinot noir
Winemaker: Jan "Boland" Coetzee

The wine shows classic Pinot Noir perfumes and flavours. Bright red fruit, strawberry and raspberries on the nose with a hint of forest floor that carry through to the palate.

Anthonij rupert cabernet franc
Winemaker: Dawie Botha

The Cabernet Franc shows flavours of raspberries and blackcurrant, white pepper, warm spices and violets. This well structured wine has a good density and long finish.

Paul cluver 7 flags pinot noir
Winemaker: Andries Burger

Andries believes that the essence of a great Pinot noir is the purity of fruit and the structure of the wine.
The wine has this essence, substantiated by its natural acidity.
The colour has a luminosity, reminiscent of ripe cherries.
Structured and poised, with a tantalizing mineral core.

SAUVIGNON BLANC
Reyneke sauvignon blanc
Winemaker: Johan Reyneke
Vergelegen reserve ‘the carine’
Winemaker: André van Rensburg
Southern right
Winemaker: Hannes Storm

A complex, tight, well-balanced wine with good acidity balancing the ripe fruit. A compelling blend of old and new world styles.

La motte
Winemaker: Edmund Terblanche

The wine has a particularly clear colour, with just a hint of light straw. On the nose, apple is the most prominent fruit, followed by gooseberries and a green pepper fragrance. The palate is very dry but well rounded, with a lingering, fresh aftertaste.

Paul cluver
Winemaker: Andries Burger

Typical cool climate flavours of tropical fruit and a fully textured palate with a deliciously long and lingering finish.

Klein constantia
Winemaker: Matthew Day

Broad richness of fruit flavours on entry are focused by racy acidity and minerality, towards a clean, lime flavoured finish.

Steenberg
Winemaker: John Loubser

This Sauvignon Blanc reflects the fresh, flinty and full bodied characteristics of grass, peppers and fruit. A firm and lingering finish.

Springfield special cuvée
Winemaker: Abrie Bruwer

22-year-old vines. Complex, luxurious combination of passion fruit and flintiness giving a full mouthfeel with stylish length.

Iona
Winemaker: Werner Muller

Aromas of grapefruit, intense tropical fruit and ripe gooseberries overlay herbal and fynbos undertones. The palate is keenly balanced with rich tropical flavours followed by minerality and length.

OFF-DRY & SEMI-SWEET
Simonsig gewurztraminer
Winemaker: Johan Malan

The late harvested fruit provides a delicate sweetness, kept in balance by the refreshing acidity. This wine has a beautifully concentrated fruit intensity and is famous for its longevity.

Howard booysen pegasus weisser riesling
Winemaker: Howard Booysen

Beautiful floral nose with rose and spice. Soft and fruity with balanced acidity. Not too sweet.

Zewenwacht bouquet blanc
Winemaker: Jacques Viljoen

Notes of honeysuckle, lemon and peaches. Subtle flavours of litchi and rose petals contributed by the Gewürztraminer combined beautifully with the classic Riesling.

Paul cluver close encounter riesling
Winemaker: Andries Burger

An expressive nose with hints of apple and lime, citrus peel and gentle floral notes. The palate is well-balanced with great interplay between sugar and acidity with a luscious, creamy mouthfeel.

OTHER WHITE VARIETALS
Terra del capo pinot grigio
Winemaker: Neil Patterson

Italian variety grown in the Cape. This wine captivates the nose with primary pink and white fruit, litchi, strawberry and citrus. Fruit flavours follow on the palate.

Ken forrester chenin blanc
Winemaker: Ken Forrester

Harmonious balance between fruit and delicate oak, vanilla flavours. Dried apricot and pineapple, with a hint of vanilla and some typical Chenin honey notes on along lasting finish.

Haute cabriere chardonnay/ pinot noir
Winemaker: Achim von Arnim

The wine is refined, with a firm acidity and an abundance of ripe fruit on the bouquet and palate. The aftertaste lingers long on the palate, a typical characteristic of Cabriere wines. A perfect partner to the array of seafood served at The Butcher Shop.

Black oyster catcher white pearl
Winemaker: Dirk Human

A pleasant nose of capsicum, tropical fruit, gooseberries with touches of ginger and lemon. Full-bodied yet crisp and firm on the palate with a long enjoyable finish.

Sadie family palladius
Winemaker: Eben Sadie

Grapefruit and acidity of Chenin complementing the rich spiciness of Viognier. It has a wonderfully rich nose that’s perfumed and spicy, with herby, melony fruit. The palate is dense and rich with lovely open fruit and good acidity.

Rijk’s private cellar fascination
Winemaker: Pierre Wahl

Straw coloured with a greenish tint. Intense and diverse aromas of almond, citrus and hints of vanilla. Full bodied, creamy palate supported by lively acid on the finish.

Hartenberg riesling
Winemaker: Carl Schultz

One of the noble varieties of the world bursting with typical Riesling characteristics of spices and floral notes. Elegant on the palate with a great balance of fruit and acidity.

Saronsberg viognier
Winemaker: Dewaldt Heyns

The wine has alight straw colour and flavours of butterscotch, nutty caramel, pear and lime. It has a rich, silky palate and a balanced oak finish.

CHAMPAGNE
Moët et chandon brut imperial nv
Winemaker:

Stylish and refined, elegantly effervescent, dry in styles.

Pol roger brut reserve nv
Winemaker:

A beautiful gold straw hue with a lively, energetic and fine mousse. Fruity and floral aromas on the nose, ripe and thirst quenching on the palate with a superb taste of brioche. Broad and long through the finish.

Veuve cliquot nv
Winemaker:

The first sip delivers a symphony of tastes and the lingering aromas echo with each distinct fruit or spice note.

Taittinger brut réserve nv
Winemaker:

A light, superbly balanced champagne; remaining elegant while offering rich creamy fruit and a great depth of flavour. This is a delicate wine with flavours of fresh fruit and honey.

Taittinger brut rosé nv
Winemaker:

This velvety Champagne, of fine balance and body, is a subtle wine with flavours of fresh red fruit. The taste is balanced and youthful.

Moët et chandon brut rosé nv
Winemaker:

Time honoured quality from the House of Moët. Delicate fruit on the nose explodes as a mouthful of strawberry sherbert. Fabulous appetizer.

Billecart-salmon brut rosé
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Salmon-pink and full of vibrant fruit flavours ranging through strawberry and citrus; its length not inhibited by the purity and delicacy of its structure.

Dom perignon
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Rich and concentrated with aromas of toasted almonds, dry fig and peaches following through onto the palate.

CABERNET SAUVIGNON
Tokara

Winemaker: Miles Mossap

A great purity of fruit, showing intense dark fruit with a hint of mocha and spice.

Waterford

Winemaker: Kevin Arnold

Splashes of cabernet franc, merlot and malbec add extra appeal to this sumptuous cabernet.

Rust en vrede

Winemaker: Coenie Snyman

Full-bodied and muscular with a profuse, opulent bouquet and succulent, intense palate.

Anthonij rupert

Winemaker: Dawie Botha

Dense and intense, yet elegant wine with dark berried fruit, cassis, cigar box and cedar wood.

Rustenberg peter barlow

Winemaker: Randolph Christians

Upfront perfume, intermingled with concentrated cassis, black cherries and Some herbaceousness.

Guardian peak lapa

Winemaker: Philip van Staden

Eucalyptus aromas are prominent with a hint of pencil lead, characteristic to cabernet sauvignon. Rich, ripe tannins come to the fore backed up by a powerful mid-palate.

Thelema cabernet

Winemaker: Rudi Schultz

Complex and stylish with bags of ripe blackcurrant and coffee flavours. The wine is bone-dry, yet exhibits a lovely fruit character on the palate. The finish is long and firm.

Cederberg five generations

Winemaker: David Niewoudt

Rich aromas of blackcurrant and cassis, layered with dark chocolate and cherry tobacco. A lingering, velvety texture on the palate with ripe tannin structure.

SHIRAZ
Haskellaeon shiraz

Winemaker: Rianie Strydom

Elements of red cherries, cinnamon and black pepper on the nose. The palate has a firm tannin structure with good dimension and balance.

Hartenberg

Winemaker: Carl Schulz

One of sa's leading shirazes, packed with peppery spices and glorious plum and fruit flavours. Full-bodied with a smokey, velvety finish.

La motte

Winemaker: Edmund Terblanche

The nose shows familiar shiraz spice such as pepper, aniseed, cinnamon and clove. This is backed up by blackcurrant fruit and sweet candy floss and liquorice aromas.

Delaire shiraz

Winemaker: Morné Vrey

Juicy, ripe and approachable, it has spicy, peppery undertones and dark fruit aromas. Characterised by versatility, it demonstrates a smooth soft palate and savoury finish.

Cirrus syrah

Winemaker: Schalk Opperman

Mainly shiraz with a touch of viognier. Silky rich fruit, layered complexity and pliable tannins.

Anthonij Rupert syrah

Winemaker: Dawie Botha

The syrah is a rich, full-bodied wine with dark chocolate and mocha on the palate with warm spices and ground pepper. The wine is dense with smooth tannins and a long finish.

Rust en vrede single vineyard syrah

Winemaker: Coenie Snyman

Outspoken aromas of mocha and liquorice are backed up with subtle notes of jasmine.

A powerful wine with a well defined tannin structure.

Sadie family columella

Winemaker: Eben Sadie

80% syrah, 20% mourvèdre.

The palate is dark and quite tannic with spicy red and black fruits and a rich, chocolate character. It is very well-structured with lovely purity and integrated oak.

MERLOT
Shannon mount bullet

Winemaker: Gordon Newton-johnson

Sugared plums, violets and tomato lead a savoury element packed with concentrated fruit. A real find for the person trying these wines for the first time.

Hartenberg snuff box merlot

Winemaker: Carl Shultz

Elegant and voluptuous with layers of mocha, plums and cigar box. Soft, velvety but still complex. To be enjoyed with a good steak or rich meaty dish.

De grendel

Winemaker: Charles Hopkins

A full bodied wine filled with a combination of different berries on the nose. Mulberry, raspberry, and blackberry fruit accompanied by liquorice and mocha flavours that carry through on palate.

Meinert

Winemaker: Martin Meinert

Elegant, fruity and soft but as always in the classical Meinert style. An appetizing mix of red currant, mint, spice and mineral aromas, the palate is soft with a touch of firmness on

the finish.

Meerlust

Winemaker: Chris Williams

A typical Merlot nose with juicy plum and mulberry fruit, lifted spiciness and hints of dark chocolate and ink. The palate offers generous, ripe, pure Merlot fruit with refreshing acidity, structured yet silky tannins and pronounced length and minerality.

Anthonij Rupert

Winemaker: Dawie Botha

Layers of integrated fruit aromas on the nose. A velvety mouthfeel with richness and depth.

Ripe red plums and dark berries enhance the delicate perfume.

CHARDONNAY
Hamilton russell

Winemaker: Hannes Storm

Typical Hamilton Russel Vineyards, tight, dry complex minerality and length balancing a rich palate. A classic terroir driven wine.

Jordan nine yards

Winemaker: Gary Jordan

Butterscotch, cloves, orange peel with complex mineral citrus flavours. Rich mouth feel and balanced oak integrate with long tropical finish.

Springfield wild yeast

Winemaker: Abrie Bruwer

Unwooded and fermented with native yeast present in the vineyard. Deliciously complex with flavours of pineapple and pear drops.

De wetshof finesse

Winemaker: Danie de Wet

Light oaked Chardonnay from Danie de Wet. Lemon and lime flavours that do wonders for any seafood - a wonderful marriage of flavours.

Bouchard finlayson sans barrique

Winemaker: Peter Finlayson

Strong citrus and apple fruitiness; dry mineral tones on the mid-palate. Light bodied and unwooded.

Rupert & rothschild baroness nadine

Winemaker: Schalk-Willem Joubert

A vibrant fusion of flinty freshness, lime, blossom and refined ruby grape fruit tones with a hint of gooseberry. Delicate and elegantly structured with nuances of roasted almonds and vanilla.

Warwick

Winemaker: Jozua Joubert

The palate is full, round and shows a complexity of fruit, well balanced with the supporting oak flavours. The minerality keeps the flavours fresh and ensures along after-taste.

Radforddale chardonnay

Winemaker: Edouard Labeye

Restrained acidity, citrus flavours and integrated oak along with ripeness and great persistence on the palate. Genuine minerality with a crisp citrus edge and elegant yet intense durability.

BLANC DE NOIR & ROSE
Boschendal blanc de noir

Winemaker: JC Bekker

Alluring sunset colour, supple fruitiness and versatile flavours. Light bodied.

Mulderbosch rosé

Winemaker: Adam Mason

This wine offers a salmon pink drink with a good dollop of cherry fruit flavours and enough weight to accompany grilled salmon or even a superbly cooked rib-eye steak.

Morgenster caruso

Winemaker: Henry Kotze

Dry rosé made from Sangiovese grapes offers fresh vibrant fruit and rich spices. Elegantly styled palate.

Demorgenzon garden vineyards rose

Winemaker: Carl van der Merwe

Deep salmon pink with onion skin tones. Cherries and strawberries on the nose, followed by a crisp summer fruit salad palate. The balance is perfect, ending dry and crisp, enticing you to take another sip!

MÉTHODE CAP CLASSIQUE
Simonsig kaapse vonkel

Winemaker: Johan Malan

A delicate sophisticated Cap Classique with delicious flavour intensity. As an aperitif the Kaapse Vonkel will add sparkle to any celebration.

Graham beck bliss demi-sec

Winemaker: Pieter Ferreira

A fabulous off-dry option to be enjoyed as an appetizer or an accompaniment to any of the desserts on offer.

Colmant brut reserve nv

Winemaker: Jean-Philippe Colmant

A gentle spicy toastiness on the nose followed by a lemon perfume and mature fruit. Plenty of freshness on the palate, with good acidity, perfect balance and ample structure with a long smooth finish.

Pick’s pick bubbly

Winemaker: Jeff Grier

Full balanced yeasty complexity synonymous with a wine made in this style. Fresh racy zestiness that is a result of crisp acidity and rich fruit.

PINOTAGEMiddelvlei Free Run

Winemaker: Tinnie Momberg

The appearance is a deep ruby red with violet edges. On the nose you will find sweet raspberry aromas with mulberry undertones and elegant oak spices. The palate shows a medium-bodied wine packed with fruit flavours.