Stardust Wine List Nov 2022

2022 Wine List (Updated Nov 2022)

  • Selected wines are available by the glass and are served in a 250ml carafe
  • Selected MCC’s are available by the glass and are served in a 125ml champagne flute
  • Our preserving machine will ensure MCC & glass wine to be of the highest quality at all times 
  • No Corkage allowed

Champagne / Methode Cape Classique (MCC)

Dom Pérignon Blanc                                                                                                          R4950
Champagne Valley – France
This prestigious champagne is exclusively produced from the noble grape varieties, only from the best harvest years. Fit for celebrations of royalty, as well as yours.

Billecart Salmon Brut Rosé                                                                                               R2950
Champagne Valley – France
A romantic, pale pink French Champagne with light, elegant flavour. The production secret of this Cuvée has been handed down for seven generations. The Brut Rosé is a blend of Chardonnay, Pinot Meunier and Pinot Noir. The unique taste will linger on and never be forgotten.

Möet et Chandon NV                                                                                                         R1670
Champagne Valley – France
The most well-known French Champagne. Celebrating or not, this one is guaranteed to make any occasion even more special!

Steenberg Brut 1682 Pinot Noir NV                                                                                   R595
Steenberg
A pale pink Pinot Noir Méthode Cap Classique fresh with fruity aromas. The wine is well balanced with a creamy texture and bright acidity with a lingering dry finish.
Award pedigree: Amorim Cap Classique 2019: Trophy for Best Rosé MCC in class and Double Gold medal

Graham Beck Brut Rosé                                                                                                     R550

Robertson
Amorim/Tsogo Sun Cap Classique Challenge 2013 – Best Non-Vintage
San Francisco International Wine Competition 2011 – Bronze.
Michelangelo CCL International Wine Awards 2010: Silver.
A very good choice of MCC.

Boschendal Brut NV                                                                                                     R82/R490
Franchhoek
61% Chardonnay & 39% Pinot Noir. Top quality MCC. Pale gold with a flourish of delicate bubbles. Good balance and seamless finish.

Pongracz Brût                                                                                                               R79/R470
Stellenbosch
This is a timeless Cap Classique with great elegance and complexity. Dry with a distinct apple flavour. It imparts a wonderful foamy mouthful of black fruit flavours with a long lingering aftertaste.

JC Le Roux Le Domaine – Non-Alcoholic                                                                  R44/R260

Stellenbosch

This bubbly is an enchanting sparkling white that comes alive on the palate, encapsulating all the finesse, crisp freshness & gentle sweetness of J.C. Le Roux Le Domaine in a non-alcoholic alternative that allows you to have an extra glass or two. Its mouth-filling sweetness & clean finish will enliven any occasion.

White Wines – Chenin Blanc

Chenin Blanc Arendsig – Inspirational Batch                                                                 R530 

Robertson                                                                                                                               

Inspirational Batch wines are a selection of single vineyard wines from unique soils, climates and locations. All these wines are made with minimal interference throughout vinification.

Delheim – Wild Ferment                                                                                                     R395  

Stellenbosch                                                                                                                           

A rich and complex take on Chenin Blanc. The wine is fermented in French oak using wild yeasts before ageing on the lees for seven months.

Raats – Original                                                                                                                   R395 

Stellenbosch                                                                                                                                           

Raats Family Wines Celebrates Platter Success The family is celebrating another milestone with the announcement that Platter’s by Diners Club South African Wine Guide 2022 awarded six wines from the Raats collection the coveted 5-star rating.

Reyneke Organic Wines                                                                                                    R245 

Stellenbosch                                                                                                                                           

In the past, wine making used no chemicals or technological advancements. That process may be considered old-fashioned, but the winemakers who produce Reyneke Organic Wines believe it is better for the earth and makes better wine. They are more concerned about natural balance than balance sheets.

Ken Forrester – Petit                                                                                                   R60/R180

Stellenbosch                                                                                                                                           

Perfect everyday drinking wine. A youthful wine with a honeysuckle fruit palate and refreshingly long finish.   

Skyline Late Harvest – Semi Sweet                                                                           R50/R150 

It is a sleek, delicious and full-bodied wine coming to you, wherever you are in the country. Imagine a wine resplendent with tones of rich honey and fruit, in a magnificent dusk-coloured bottle that sets it apart.

White Wines – Sauvignon Blanc

Klein Constantia                                                                                                                R450      

Constantia 

A great deal of attention has been placed on expressing the Klein Constantia style in this wine. It consists of a blend of various parcels from the estate, each kept separate throughout the winemaking process. Finally, they are carefully blended to create a perfect representation of the unique Klein Constantia soil.

Tokara – Reserve Collection                                                                                            R440

Elgin                                                                                                                                                       

This Sauvignon Blanc is made from grapes grown on Tokara’s Highlands Farm in the Elgin valley. The cold climate results in a European style wine.

Creation                                                                                                                              R350
Hermanus
A superbly balanced wine. Tropical fruit & elegant elderflower. These follow through on the full-bodied palate. Well-integrated acidity adds to the allure and leads to a lingering, memorable aftertaste.

Spier – Creative Block#2                                                                                                  R330
Stellenbosch
85% Sauvignon Blanc + 15% Sémillon. This award-winning wine can be paired with light meals, seafood, or even spicy Mediterranean dishes.

Paul Cluver                                                                                                                        R295
Elgin
There must be a reason that this wine won all of these awards in the last year: John Platter– 4 stars, Tim Atkin-Decanter International Trophy, Wine Advocate – 90 points, Sakura Awards Japan Diamond Trophy. We wholly agree and nominate this as one of our best white wines. Try it and you will understand why.

La Motte                                                                                                                       R88/R265     

Franschhoek                                                                                                                                           

A fruity aroma makes this wine very friendly and approachable. In spite of the low residual sugar, there is still sweetness on the palate.

Iona – Sophie Té Blanche                                                                                              R85/R255
Grabouw                                                                                                                                                 

From the highest and coolest wine farm in South Africa – a must drink wine and always a popular Sauvignon Blanc.

Franschhoek Cellar                                                                                                        R67/R195 

Franschhoek                                                                                                                                           

According to winemaker JD Rossouw, this wine is very attractive, since the balance of the fruit flavours and the gentle coated acidity is superb. The hint of Semillon added to the wine finishes it off with great aromas. Pairs easily with fish, prawns, seafood tagine, Med mezze, or just by itself.

White Wines – Chardonnay

Delaire Graff                                                                                                                           R790

Stellenbosch                                                                                                                                     

Light golden wheat colour, rich in citrus and tropical fruit, with subtle layers of honey and almonds in the background. Handpicked grapes matured in new French oak barrels for 10 months. This beautiful Chardonnay has been awarded numerous prizes.

Paul Cluver                                                                                                                            R360
Elgin
Top100 SA Wines. Stephen Tanzer describes this Chardonnay as: “Creamy in texture, the finish really saturates the mouth with sexy oak tones and subtle notes of melon”.

Boschendal                                                                                                                  R105/R320
Franchhoek
This bold statement wine, which is big on aromas and flavours, has lemon and cinnamon notes on the nose. Well balanced with a soft, buttery character from barrel fermentation and maturation.

Spier Signature                                                                                                             R70/R210

Stellenbosch                                                                                                                                           

Easy drinking with Golden Delicious apples, citrus and ripe nectarines. The creaminess of a vanilla bean crème brulée. Delicious juice-making balance of acidity fruit and wood.

White Blends

Springfield ‘Miss Lucy’                                                                                                      R380

Robertson                                                                                                                                               

“Miss Lucy” is one of the nicknames given to the Red Stumpnose by Southern Cape fisherman and this wine would no doubt work well with seafood. A unique blend of: 46% Sauvignon Blanc, 35% Semillon and 19% Pinot Gris. Only a salty breeze and a sunny day can improve what is already a perfect match of flavours.

Haute Cabrière                                                                                                                   R275

Franschhoek                                                                                                                                           

A blend of Chardonnay and Pinot Noir – arguably the most well-known blend in the Western Cape. It has a pleasing, light charm, and is perfectly balanced.

Buitenverwachting Buiten Blanc R75/R220 

Constantia                                                                                                                        

Grape Variety: Sauvignon Blanc, Chenin Blanc, Rhine Riesling. This blend will go well with any sea food as well as salads and a variety of Mediterranean dishes.

Boschendal Blanc De Noir                                                                                           R60/R180

Stellenbosch                                                                                                                                           

No skin contact was allowed and only the free-run juice was used. On the palate the emphasis is on the fruit. What you smell is what you get.

Rosé

Delaire Graff Cabernet Franc Rosé                                                                                   R330
Stellenbosch
From one of the most beautiful wine farms of the Cape. This wine will become your favourite if Rosé is your preference.

Iona ‘Sophie’ Pinot Noir Rosé                                                                                           R250
Grabouw
Delicious wild red berries and spicy notes, with rich cranberry and strawberry aromas.100% P Noirrom one of the most beautiful wine farms of the Cape. 

Steenberg Rosé                                                                                                                 R250

Steenberg                                                                                                                                                

A blend of 72% Shiraz, 28% Cinsaut. The wine is full, yet fresh on the palate and entices further with notes of juicy raspberry, wild strawberry and spiced stone fruit. This Steenberg Rosé shows great depth and lingers considerably on the palate.

Kanonkop Kadette Pinotage Rosé                                                                           R75/R220

Stellenbosch
A delicate salmon colour introduces a delicious rosé, offering notes of strawberry, cherry and sweet spice, with hints of floral perfume. A balanced wine with fresh acidity.

Nederburg Rosé                                                                                                        R60/R180 

Paarl                                                                                                                                                       

A semi-sweet lovely pale pink wine. Aromas of candy floss, cherries, strawberries and dried herbs. Fruity and refreshing flavours with a good acid structure. A blend of: Cab Sauv/Merlot/Shiraz/Pino

Red Wines  –  Cabernet Sauvignon

Paserene – Midnight                                                                                                           R595 

Franschhoek                                                                                                                                            

Martin is a precision winemaker, rarely adding anything to his wines, and he chooses not to filter them. He prides himself on spending the time and effort on exactly what  goes into the bottle, to ensure that what comes out is as authentic as possible. When you drink our hand-crafted wine, you are creating a moment in time that will never be forgotten.

Cederberg 2017                                                                                                                  R595

Cederberg                                                                                                                                               

High altitude cabernet vineyards that have a longer ripening period give rise to this phenomenal wine. Good integration of oak with a velvety finish on the palate. A prime example of a well-crafted South African Cabernet Sauvignon.

Tokara                                                                                                                                  R385 

Stellenbosch                                                                                                                                           

This wine is a blend of 85% Cabernet Sauvignon, 7% Merlot, 6% Petit Verdot and 2% Malbec. There is a great purity of fruit on the palate, showing intense, dark fruit notes with a hint of mocha, cocoa and spice.

Warwick First Lady                                                                                                            R310  

Stellenbosch                                                                                                                                           

A great wine dedicated to the “First Lady” winemaker. This full-bodied wine with smooth, ripe, round tannins makes easy to drink. The nose reveals berries, vanilla & chocolate undertones.

Franschhoek Cellar                                                                                                    R77/R230 

Franschhoek      

A wine with a great presence and poise. Pair with meaty stews, North African tagines and your favourite steak. In every sip enjoy the most affordable, classic Cabernet Sauvignon.

De Krans Basket Press                                                                                              R74/R220  

West-Coast                                                                                                                                             

Dark plum red. Wonderful flavours of ripe berries and cassis with underlining hints of fresh prunes and cedar spice. The taste is soft, elegant dark fruit of plum finished by notes of cherry cigar.

Red Wines – Pinot Noir

Paul Cluver                                                                                                                          R750   
Elgin
“Paul Cluver Estate Elgin Pinot Noir shows very good colour retention across all vintages, along with one of the best pinot structure longevity, found in the Cape.” – Miguel Chan
We could not have put it better ourselves!

Creation                                                                                                                                 R585
Hermanus                                                                                                                                                 

A great example of dedication and attention to detail in the process of producing such a superlative wine. A memorable experience!

Iona – Mr P                                                                                                                             R420

Grabouw 

Everything about this wine radiates a fresh and unique style. From the name, to the beautiful label and the immaculate flavour – this wine is truly a masterpiece.

Haute Cabriere unwooded                                                                                           R98/R295
Franschhoek
Carol Beaujeu, the wine farm’s assistant from Burgundy, pointed out during the maiden production of the cultivar that a Pinot Noir wine could be described as a “red white wine”. It will introduce many non-red-wine drinkers to the pleasure of enjoying an easy drinking red wine.

Red Wine – Merlot

Meerlust                                                                                                                                R850 

Stellenbosch  

The best Merlot you will taste! Grapes hand-picked & selected before crushing. Excellent depth and superb balance of oak.

Steenberg                                                                                                                             R595

Constantia

If classic elegance is more your thing, look no further. The texture is smooth and well-rounded, lingering a while to remind you of its balance and elegance.

Diemersdal                                                                                                                           R360 

Durbanville                                                                                                                                             

Gently extracted Merlot that invites a second bottle! This wine is well structured with elegance and mouth-filling fruit flavours. Great value for money

Franschhoek Cellar                                                                                                      R80/R240

Franschhoek                                                                                                                                           

Easy drinking with or without food. Handpicked and treated with love and care. The wine has been matured in French oak before final blending. Merlot is famous from this original French Huguenot area of the Cape.

Guardian Peak                                                                                                                     R270 

Stellenbosch                                                                                                                                           

Superb wine. Taste: Medium-bodied & fruity with a soft & elegant palate, laced with ripe fruit & creamy toffee

Leopards Leap                                                                                                             R77/R230    

Franchhoek       

Delicious & rich, the flavours linger in the mouth. Enjoy the simplicity and straight forward Merlot.

Red Wines – Pinotage

Bellingham – The Bernard Series                                                                                        R720  

Franschhoek 

Bellingham Bernard series (Bush Vine) makes the top 10 Pinotage in South African list. 85% Pinotage, 15% Shiraz – wooded Pinotage with savoury richness. Proudly South African and even more proudly Cape unique. Pairs amazingly with spicy dishes and with meat.

Kanonkop Kadette                                                                                                                R350
Stellenbosch
A complex wine with hints of red fruit and mocha flavours. Elegant tannin structures with a good length and dry finish.

Diemersdal                                                                                                                           R340

Durbanville   

Diemersdal have been making wines since 1705. Three centuries later, it is a well-known landmark in the lush Durbanville valley, producing immaculate wines such as this one.

Beyerskloof                                                                                                                   R85/R245
Stellenbosch

Exceptionally drinkable. The largest producers of Pinotage in the world.

Red Wines – Shiraz

Cederberg 2017                                                                                                                   R670 

Cederberg  

On the Cederberg farm Dwarsrivier, their winemaker David Nieuwoudt leads a ‘team with attitude’ to produce award-winning wines: Platter’s SA Wine Guide 5 stars-2017 Veritas: Gold-2017 vintage and many more. “A team with an altitude”

Constitution Road                                                                                                              R670
Robertson
In 2004 Robertson Winery released a very special Shiraz to commemorate ten years of democracy in South Africa under the new constitution. This opulent wine is vibrant and deeply satisfying. Pair it with a joyous gathering of family and friends as you celebrate abundance.

Saronsberg – Provenance                                                                                                R330
Tulbagh
This shiraz has a lovely soft textured tannin, full-bodied mouthfeel and silken finish.
Great wine to add to your flavourful meal.
• Decanter World Wine Awards– Gold • Concours Mondial de Bruxelles – Silver Medal • Top 100 SA Wines: Shiraz – Best Value Award

Spier Seaward                                                                                                                   R310
Coastal region of the Western Cape
Top 100 SA Wines 2019 – Double Gold. Beautiful layered aromas of mulberry, pepper and anise. The mid-palate is balanced with concentrated fruit flavours and smooth, dense tannins.
Will compliment your favourite cut of grilled red meat with some root vegetables or a veg mousaka

Darling Black Granite Reserve                                                                                 R75/R220

West Coast 

The wine has a deep almost opaque garnet colour with a bouquet of spice, dark plums and bramble berries. These flavours follow on the palate and combined with a fine tannin profile and integrated oaking to give the wine great length.

Red Wines – Blends

Meerlust – Rubicon                                                                                                            R1200

Stellenbosch                                                                                                                                           

Long recognized for producing world-class wines. A classic blend of 74% Cabernet sauvignon, 18% Merlot, 8% Cabernet Franc. Exceptional Bordeaux blend. If the blend is not 100% perfect the winemaker refuses to put the Rubicon label on it. A true masterpiece.

Boschendal – Black Angus (Heritage Collection)                                                            R950
Franschhoek                                                                                                                                           

This wine is the pinnacle of Boschendal’s wine portfolio. The grapes were harvested by hand. Shiraz based 66% rounded off by Petit Verdot 12%, Cabernet Sauvignon 11%
The wine mesmerizes with a beautiful ruby colour. Pairs with any meat dish perfectly.

Delaire Graff – Botmaskop                                                                                                 R780   

Stellenbosch                                                                                                                                           

One of the most beautiful and successful boutique wine farms. The Botmaskop is a powerful, yet elegant and polished wine. Red blend with classic aromas of dark berry fruit, spice and cassis. The softness of tannins and balance in structure completes this wine on the palate

Beau Constantia – Aidan                                                                                                   R750 

Constantia                                                                                                                                              

An incredibly elegant easy drinking bold red wine. Blended with Shiraz, Petit Verdot, Cab Sauv, Malbec, Merlot.

Boschendal – Nicolas                                                                                                        R570
Stellenbosch
Nicolas is a blend brimming with character. Each component is outstanding in its own right, which creates something exceptional. Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon, Petit Verdot, Malbec, Merlot and Cabernet Franc form a blend that elaborates the best of all worlds Neethlingshof – The Caracal R530 Stellenbosch On the 100 best SA wine list – SA Bordeaux Blend includes Cabernet Sauvignon 50%, Cab Franc 34.5%, Merlot 9.5%, Malbec 6%. The Caracal celebrates the return of the “Rooikat” (African Lynx) to the `Neethlingshof farm.

Spier – Creative Block Five                                                                                              R495
Stellenbosch                                                                                                                                           

54% Cabernet Sauvignon, 30% Merlot, 6% Cabernet Franc, 5% Petit Verdot, 5% Malbec.
You can’t go wrong with this Bordeaux blend!

Beau Constantia – Pas De Nom Red                                                                              R495

Constantia                                                                                                                                               

A diverse array of wines are made by this producer including those from grapes rare red blend, cabernet franc – merlot, viognier, rare rose blend, sauvignon blanc – semillon, and shiraz.

Flagstone – Dragon Tree                                                                                                 R380 

Western-Cape                                                                                                                                         

35% Cabernet Sauvignon, 35% Shiraz, 30% Pinotage. A mixture of rich dark fruit, cigar box and minty aroma’s with well-balanced wood. Sweet and spicy undertones give this wine great depth.

Beyerskloof – Synergy                                                                                                    R330
Stellenbosch     

Cape blend at its best, a real synergy of 30% Pinotage, 30% Cabernet, 26% Merlot, 9% Shiraz, 3% Pinot Noir and 2% Cinsaut. A wonderful partner to red meat, poultry, cheese and spicy foods.

La Motte – Millennium                                                                                              R98/R295      

Franschhoek                                                                                                                                           

52% Merlot, 30% Cab Franc, 10% Petit Verdot, 8% Malbec. Before and after de-stalking, all the grapes were hand sorted. This wine is exceptional value for money.

Leopard Leap – Cab/Merlot                                                                                     R77/R230      

Franschhoek                                                                                                                                           

55% Cabernet Sauvignon & 45% Merlot. A delicious all-rounder that will partner both red and white meat dishes. A classic interpretation of new-world Cabernet Sauvignon from South Africa.