Drinks, food

5 Red Wines for Winter

FOOD FRIEND Kleine Zalze SMV 2009 (R80) A delicious velvety blend of Shiraz, Mourvèdre and a splash of Viognier. BRAG BOTTLE Shannon Vineyards Mount Bullet 2009 (R285) This smooth, 100% Merlot is pure indulgence! TALKING POINT Alphabetical 2008 (R75) Who knows which varietals make up this poetic blend, but the proof’s in the tasting! SPECIAL TREAT Springfield Méthode Ancienne Cabernet Sauvignon 2004 (R299) A distinctive Cab that’s naturally-fermented, unfiltered and made with care and respect. QUAFFER Cloof Ink Spot Vin Noir 2008 (R45) An intense, berry-licious blend of Pinotage, Shiraz and Cinsaut.