Cheers to South African Wines this Christmas
20th November 2023
As the festive season approaches, there’s no better time to explore and savour the exquisite South African wines. Elevate your Christmas celebrations with a curated selection of wines that perfectly complement the joy and warmth of the season.
1. Coffee Pinotage: A Bold Start to the Festivities
Originating from the renowned wine regions of South Africa, the Coffee Pinotage is a unique and bold choice for those seeking a distinctive experience. Its deep, rich flavours with notes of coffee and chocolate make it an ideal companion for cozy gatherings and hearty festive meals.
2. Babylonstoren Babel: A Blend of Elegance and Tradition
Embrace the spirit of Christmas with Babylonstoren, a wine that effortlessly blends elegance and tradition. Moreover, its well-balanced taste, marked by fruity undertones, is a delightful addition to any festive table. Crafted with care, Babylonstoren embodies the essence of South African winemaking. Pair this exceptional wine with grilled meats, hearty stews, or mature cheeses to elevate your dining experience.
3. Chocolate Block: Decadence in Every Sip
True to its name, this wine offers a medley of rich flavours, including dark chocolate and spices. Also, it’s a perfect choice for those with a sweet tooth, it adds a touch of luxury to your Christmas celebrations. A real crowd pleaser and conversation piece. Available in 750ml bottles and huge 1.5L bottle.
4. Meerlust Red: A Classic South African Gem
The entire Meerlust range is a South African masterpeice, however, for a classic touch this Christmas, Meerlust Red stands out. Seamlessly blending a combination of dark fruit and velvety tannins, this wine captures the essence of the Stellenbosch region, ensuring your Christmas is memorable with the sophistication of Meerlust Red.
5. Durbanville Hills Sauvignon Blanc: Crisp and Refreshing
Bring a burst of freshness to your Christmas festivities with Durbanville Hills Sauvignon Blanc. Its crisp and zesty profile, coupled with tropical fruit aromas, makes it an excellent choice for a pre-dinner aperitif or to accompany lighter holiday dishes.
6. Meerlust Chardonnay: A Celebration of Elegance
Elevate your Christmas dinner with Meerlust Chardonnay, a wine that celebrates elegance and refinement. Additionally, with a perfect balance of oak and fruit, this Chardonnay pairs seamlessly with a variety of festive dishes, making it a versatile choice for your holiday table.
7. Boschendal Blanc de Noir: A Delightful Symphony of Flavours
Immerse yourself in the enchanting world of Boschendal Blanc de Noir. An appealing pale salmon color sets the stage for a vibrant display of red fruit, strawberries, and red berries. Moreover, its simplicity is its strength—effortlessly combining the boldness of red fruit with subtle elegance. The uncomplicated yet refined nature of Boschendal Blanc de Noir makes it an ideal companion for those seeking a simple yet elegant addition to their festive celebrations. So, for a perfect pairing, indulge in this sparkling delight with fruit desserts or savor it as an after-dinner treat.
This Christmas, embark on a journey of taste and tradition with St. Marcus Fine Foods and their exquisite selection of South African wines. Whether you prefer the bold richness of South African Pinotages, or the sparkling South African specialties, there’s a wine to suit every festive occasion.
Make this holiday season memorable with the finest South African wines from St. Marcus Fine Foods.
Cheers to a joyous and flavourful Christmas!