The notorious "Cape Doctor", the south-easterly winds that blow during the growing season in the Cape winelands cool the ineyards during the hot summer, allowing the grapes to ripen slowly and evenly. A selection of these sun-ripened, windswept grapes are ransformed
into Cape Winds range of wines by our skilled cellar master exclusive to Liquor City.
A complex nose of black fruit combined harmoniously with notes of spice and light hints of smoke. On the palate it reveals an extraordinary silky and elegant texture, with firm tannins and remarkable acidity, unravelling into a long and fresh finish.
Complete destemming and crushing. Fermentation in stainless steel vats at a temperature of 26°C for approximately 13 days. Half of the lot matures in new French and Caucasian barrels of 225litres, and the other half in 2 year-old barrels of 225 litres.
Having been in Liquor Retail for a number of years, Liquor City’s founder and chief Manuel De Atouguia decided a radical change was required, not only in the way liquor stores looked but in the manner their customers were treated. He set about building a brand which asked the question “What do South Africans want”.