The Wine Feature

The Wine Feature: Dark fruits full of spice

John Maytham suggests wines that will give you value for money and a couple that you may be able to afford after payday.

On this week's list for the more cash-strapped is the Two Oceans Cabernet Sauvignon-Merlot 2016, has some blueberry fruit notes.

Graham Beck Reserve Chardonnay is a pure lime, citrus flavoured wine with a good tension between oak and fruit at R80

Jordan Cobblers Hill 2014 Cabernet Franc is an ultra premium wine is very plush but not overdone - priced at R380

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