South African Wines

Great Value South African Wines

Stop by the store this Saturday any time between 2 and 5 p.m. for a free wine tasting featuring some top value picks from South Africa.  If you’re not drinking South African wine yet, you’re missing out on some of the best value wines the world has to offer.  These are wines that make Two Buck Chuck look like a Two Buck Schmuck!  We’re not kidding, with the elegance, nuance and complexity of the “old world” combined with the bright and juicy fruit of the “new world,” we’re predicting that South African wines will surely catch fire in 2015.

With all of the tasting wines on sale at 10% off by the bottle, 15% off if you mix any six of them, and 20% off if you mix a case or more, it’s the perfect time to try before you buy and save on some great value South African wines.

The Wines
Prices range from$9 to $13

1. 2013 Indaba Sauvignon Blanc – Stylistically fresh, juicy and approachable, Indaba’s wines are friendly, easy to drink, and they consistently garner “Best Value” and “Best Buy” accolades from all of the major trade publications.  Their Sauvignon Blanc is made by Bruwer Raats, one of the country’s great winemakers and wine personalities.  This easy drinking Sauvignon Blanc displays appealing citrus and tropical fruit aromas that lead to a fresh, invigorating palate of pineapple, lemon-lime, mango and green fig.

2. 2012 Felicité Pinot Noir – Gordon and Nadia Newton Johnson are one of South Africa’s most dependable producers and talented winemaking teams.  One of their specialties is Pinot Noir and the current release is super!  With a perfumed nose of red fruits and spices, light to medium body, and a crisp and refreshing palate, this calls to mind good village level Burgundy, but it sells for a song.

3. 2014 Indaba Mosaic – This Cabernet Sauvignon dominated Bordeaux blend displays alluring aromas and juicy flavors of blackcurrant, ripe, earthy berry fruit and dark chocolate, with subtle spice notes. A blend of 69% Cabernet Sauvignon, 17% Merlot, 6% Malbec, 4% Cabernet Franc, 4% Petit Verdot, its possesses smooth, gentle tannins that coat the palate, enticing you to take another sip.

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