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Essentials (South Africa) - - FOOD -

Ro­bust red Rood­e­berg Red 2016, R85 This red blend is lay­ered with berry, spice and fruitcake aro­mas, and leaves lus­cious tan­nins on the palate for a lin­ger­ing af­ter-taste – a good part­ner for firm cheeses. Cr isp white Stel­len­bosch Hills Sau­vi­gnon Blanc 2018, R55 A sau­vi­gnon blanc with green fig, goose­berry and sweet melon aro­mas and a hint of guava and as­para­gus – ideal with a Camem­bert or crot­tin. It’s a great, price too.

Full and for­ti­fied Al­lée Bleue Cape Ruby 2015, R130

Rich and in­tense, this full-bod­ied for­ti­fied wine com­ple­ments more ma­ture hard cheeses and stronger blue cheeses per­fectly. Sweet treat An­gels Tears Moscato 2018, R65

A de­li­cious, slightly sweet wine, with hints of stone fruits, litchi and cit­rus. Serve chilled with strong blue cheeses. Fab fizz Da Luca Prosecco, R120 Pro­duced in Italy, this Prosecco is crisp and fruity with aro­mas of lemon, jas­mine and pas­sion fruit. It works par­tic­u­larly well with young, soft blue cheeses.

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