Drinks

WINE WISH-LIST

Keep calm and drink wine – quench your thirst with our mouth-watering wine list. We’ve got some of South Africa’s finest wines, right here at Butcher Block. Whether you are a connoisseur or simply looking for a meal complement – our wine list is sure to impress.

From a rich Pinotage to a fruity Merlot – we have the perfect wine for every pallet. Chilled to perfection!

BUBBLY

Laborie MCC Brut Rose
This pale blush MCC shows prominent aromas of red berries, flambéed plum and pomegranate with undertones of oyster shell on the nose. The palate is seductively fresh and persistent with a lingering aftertaste of honey cake and sliced grapefruit. The mousse if fine and soft, leaving the taste buds with a tantalized sensation.


[R300]
KWV Demi-Sec
This wine has rich fruity tropical aromas characteristic of the Chenin Blanc grapes used. A semi-sweet, but crisp finish.


[R260]
Pongracz Noble Nectar Demi-Sec
On the palate the velvety, creamy butter and citrus notes blend seamlessly with delicate bubbles, light yeasty aromas, crisp, juicy pears and litchi.


[R350/R90]
Pongracz Brut
This is a timeless Cap Classique with great elegance and complexity. Delicate yeasty tones, layered with toast and ripe fruit are enlivened by a firm mousse and persistent bead that make it particularly attractive.


[R320/R80]
Pongracz Rose
This enticing Rosé enthralls with a wonderful foamy mouthful of blackberry fruit flavors and delicate yeasty tones that linger long on the palate.


[R320/R80]

WHITE

SAUVIGNON BLANC

Porcupine Ridge
Fresh and intense aromas of granadilla, pineapple, ripe fig, melon and citrus aromas lead through to a palate of tropical fruit and pure, gooseberry and greengage flavours with vibrant, yet balanced, acidity. The wine is refreshing, crisp, focused and it lingers with a lemony aftertaste and hints of angelica, nettles and green figs.


[R145]

[R45]

Boschendal 1685
Melange of yellow and green tropical fruits with hints of citrus. Soft, full bodied with a harmonious palate and coated acidity adding to the zesty, mineral finish. Good balance between acidity and structure with a persisting lingering length.


[R245]

Brampton
Expressive tropical fruit salad aromas leap out of the glass, followed by underlying green fig and apple notes.  Fruit forward with a rich tropical mid-palate of guava and passion fruit underlined by green fig.


[R145]

[R50]

Laborie
This layered Sauvignon Blanc shows prominent aromas of granadilla, cut grass and tropical fruit, with hints of lime and minerality. The fresh and zesty palate is well balanced with a linear acidity and fruity finish.


[R145]

[R50]

Durbanville Hills
A complex combination of papaya, grapefruit, lime and winter lemon. This wine can be enjoyed on its own, slightly chilled or served with sushi, scallops, asparagus risotto, lemon chicken and line fish.


[R165] [R60]
Domaine Des Dieux
This layered wine shows aromas of poached pear, marzipan and apple blossom with hints of minerality, lime and citrus. The fresh and earthly palate is creamy and textured with a concentrated, chalky finish.


[R190]

[R65]

Springfield Life From Stone
The farm’s top seller is a true classic.  The minimum yield of a vine rooted in 70% quartz stone is truly reflected in this wine.  The flinty, blackpowder nose with a mineral palate will become more pronounced with age.


[R325]

TOUCH OF PINK

Boschendal Blanc De Noir
An appealing pale salmon colour leads to bright red fruit, strawberry and red berries. Good freshness, balance and drinkability. Crisp and dry, but with a pleasant hint of fruit sweetness.


[R145]

[R50]

Hermanuspietersfontein Bloos Rosé
A classic dry rosé with an engaging Strawberries and Cream finish on the palate.


[R195]

[R65]

Laborie Rosé
This salmon pink wine shows prominent aromas of strawberries, Turkish delight and sweet melon. Hints of grapefruit, minerality and a touch of lime are carried through on the palate along with a seductively fresh and persistent finish.


[R150] [R55]
Nederburg Rosé
Clean, fruity and refreshing flavours with a good acid structure.


[R125] [R45]

SEMI SWEET

Boschendal Le Bouquet
This medium-sweet wine has a delicate freshness and a juicy fruit core, embracing characters of peach and apricot with hints of cinnamon and honey. Tantalising vibrancy and smooth, with an uncloying tangerine finish.


[R135]

[R50]

Drostdy Hof Adelpracht
A brilliant light-straw in colour wine with golden tinges that is fresh, full bodied and bursting with flavours of dried fruit.


[R130]

[R45]

PINOT NOIR

Creation
Cranberry with earthy charry notes highlight this classic Pinot Noir. The nose is backed with a fantastic poised but silky concentration and power. Fine wine.


[R455]
Glen Carlou
A well-balanced, medium to full bodied wine which is rich and supple with a smooth velvety texture. Fragrant tones of young strawberry and cherries followed by sweet fruit with soft acidity that lingers.


[R365]

CHARDONAY

Durbanville Hills
An elegant, well balanced wine that fills the mouth with sweet fruit, orange zest, leading to a fresh finish.


[R165]
Fat Bastard
Classic ripe peach and tropical fruit on the nose and soft, well-integrated vanilla flavour on the palate.


[R205]

[R70]

Glen Carlou
The Glen Carlou Chardonnay consistently performs well with the result that we are regarded as one of South Africa’s premier Chardonnay producers. Vibrant and fresh with hints of tropical fruit, citrus and balanced oak. 100% barrel fermented.


[R295]

Porcupine Ridge
The nose is vibrant and intense, showing an abundance of lemon, lime and grapefruit aromas and notes of pineapple. The palate offers flavours of zesty, juicy citrus fruit with hints of green apple and lemon verbena. Its crisp fruitiness makes this a food wine par excellence.te.


[R145]

[R45]

KWV Contemporary
This vibrant white blend shows notes of watermelon, pear drops and subtle jasmine on the nose. The palate is fresh and crisp with hints of shortbread, limes and a creamy, sweet fruit finish.


[R135]

Laborie
This elegant Chardonnay has upfront litchi, lemon zest and pineapple aromas with undertones of raw almonds and green apple. The palate is fresh and delicate with a rich texture and a vibrant, lengthy finish.


[R145]

SOMETHING DIFFERENT

The Wolftrap White
Viognier, Chenin Blanc, Grenache Blanc. The nose is clean, fresh and inviting with its green apple, white peach and quince aromas, with whiffs of acacia blossom, ginger and preserved lemon. The wine is smooth and round with slight oak nuances.


 [R145]
Laborie Chenin Blanc
This lively and fresh Chenin blanc shows prominent aromas of green apple, tropical fruit and litchi with underlying hints of oak and almonds On the palate, the wine is concentrated and round with nuances of kumquat and guava.


[R155]

[R50]

Mentors Grenache Blanc
This layered wine shows aromas of poached pear, marzipan and apple blossom with hints of minerality, lime and citrus. The fresh and earthly palate is creamy and textured with a concentrated, chalky finish.


 [R325]

RED

CABERNET SAUVIGNON

Brampton
A wine with ripe cherry, mulberry and blackcurrant flavours. The silky tannins offer drinkability while the oak and clove notes add complexity.


[R185]

La Motte
Thanks to its prominent minerality, firm tannins and flavourful intensity, this wine is a natural partner to beef, while it goes well with almost any other meat dish.


[R295]

Porcupine Ridge
Aromas and flavours of dark fruit, plum and cedar box, typical of the cultivar. A medium-bodied wine with lots of complexity and a lingering aftertaste. Well-integrated oak and approachable tannin structure.


[R150]

[R50]

Protea by Anthonij Rupert Wyne
Juicy, ripe and softly rounded in the mouth with ample black berry fruit. There is also a gentle spice and a cocoa element that adds richness and complexity to the palate. Lovely body and length with good depth of flavour.


 [R170]

[R60]

Nederburg The Winemasters
A rich and full-bodied wine with ripe fruit, black cherry and delicate oak spice flavours, velvety tannins and a lingering aftertaste.


[R215]

MERLOT

Durbanville Hills
Medium-bodied and fruity wine with ripe berry character and dark chocolate. A South African wine that pairs easily, particularly with robust meat and game.


[R175]

[R60]

Guardian Peak
This wine offers upfront fruit and a good length of cherry flavours. The ripe fruit is complemented by an elegant chocolate flavour. Smooth and easy drinking.


[R195]

Laborie
This elegant Merlot shows aromas of black cherries, plums and dried herbs, with nuances of smoke. The palate is vibrant and well-rounded with silky tannins and a fragrant, elegant finish.


[R160]

[R55]

Porcupine Ridge
Raspberry and ripe plum with vanilla flavours and a velvety texture. Smooth tannins and the subtle use of oak complement the profile.


 [R160]

[R60]

Hermanuspietersfontein Posmeester
A fun elegant Merlot with a lovely balanced finish which will have you asking for more.


 [R215]

[R75]

SWEET RED

Drosty Hof Sweet Red
Dense ruby colour with attractive aromatics of liquorice, cocoa and Christmas cake. The palate is well-balanced, full of spice and sweet berry fruit followed by rich fortified flavours


[R140]

 

PINOTAGE

Beyerskloof
The Beyerskloof Pinotage boast with being South-Africa’s most popular Pinotage, and it’s no wonder. This wine has shown a fruity and enjoyable consistency year after year. Classic Pinotage. A wine made to enjoy, to drink at any occasion.


[R200]

[R70]

Kanonkop Kadette
On the nose distinct coffee, rich dark chocolate and baked plums. The ripe subtle tannins create a wine to be drunk very young.


[R270]

[R90]

Spier
This classic South African Pinotage offers a generous bouquet of dark cherries, juicy plums and hints of cinnamon with smooth and silky tannins.


[R180]

Zonnebloem
A full-bodied wine, bursting with cherry flavours and spice. Seamless integration of spice, cloves and plum flavours, creating a long lingering finish on the palate.


[R175]

[R60]

SHIRAZ

Fat Bastard
Full-bodied wine showing freshly crushed black pepper aromas with hints of cinnamon and cloves.  Juicy palate of brambly red fruit and well-integrated vanilla tones.


[R270]

[R90]

Franschhoek Cellar
Deep ruby with exuberant mulberry, plum, pepper and modest oak spice supported by soft ripe tannins that provide a well-structured and balanced juicy finish of pleasing length and finesse.


 [R175]

[R65]

Laborie
This luxurious, deep purple Shiraz has prominent aromas of ripe plum, blackcurrant and dried spice, with hints of aniseed and cloves. The palate benefited from judicious oaking, which delivered a full, juicy tannin structure and good length.


 [R160]

Porcupine Ridge Syrah
Crushed black pepper and ripe dark fruit aromas and flavours. Full-bodied with silky smooth tannins and a lingering finish.  Subtle use of oak ensures a good balance between fruit and wood flavours.


[R155]

Fleur Du Cap
The nose exhibits aromas of red cherry and raspberries with spicy notes and hints of white pepper. On the palate it is soft and juicy with lush tannins but still a great length and persistence.


[R260]

KWV Contemporary
This elegant wine delivers aromas of fresh red fruit, violets and sweet spice. The wine is soft and juicy with a fruit-driven palate accompanied by hints of vanilla and liquorice.


[R160]

[R55]

RED BLENDS

The Wolftrap Red
Syrah, Mourvedre, Viognier. A spicy profile with ripe black fruit, cherries and hints of violets from the Viognier. Smooth and rich on the palate with soft tannins and good density. This Red Blend is made in an easy-drinking style.


 [R145]

[R50]

Laborie
This Cabernet Sauvignon is round and rich, offering aromas of red fruit, wild berries and blackcurrant with hints of tobacco leaf, spice and almonds. The palate is elegant and juicy, with a refined tannin structure and seamless finish.


[R160]

Spier Cab Sav
Ripe fruit, cherries and oak spice that follow through from nose to palate. Enjoy with beef or lamb with gravy and hearty vegetables.


[R180]

Alto Rouge
Elegant red fruit flavours on the palate, backed-up by soft, elegant tannins.


[R255]

[R85]

Roodeberg Red
This famous red blend shows aromatic layers of raspberries, spicy dried herbs and fruit cake, with undertones of cinnamon and dark chocolate. The palate is well rounded with nuances of cedary oak on a juicy tannin structure, extending to an elegant finish.


 [R215]

Rupert & Rothschild Classique
A classic Bordeaux styled blend, well rounded with a soft tannin structure supported by earthy undertones.  Has a worldwide following and understandably so.


[R395]

The Chocolate Block
Exceptionally perfumed nose with an abundance of complex red and dark berry fruit, violets and intense aromas of white pepper. Dark brooding fruit follows through onto a structured, opulent palate with notes of cardamom, cumin, cloves and black pepper. White pepper lingers on a smooth, lifted finish.


[R495]

VINTAGE & PREMIUM SELECTIONS

WHITE WINES

Durbanville Hills Collectors Reserve “The Cape Mist Sav Blanc 2017”
Full concentrated wine with sweet summer fruit and a hint of minerality.


[R485]

Plaisir De Merle Chardonnay 2017
Crisp flintiness, white pear, floral, peach and pineapple ending with a sweet creamy finish.


[R450]

Erasmus Family Chenin Blanc 2017
This beautifully structured Chenin Blanc shows aromas of dried apricot, honey suckle, baked apple and almonds. It is rich and creamy with a well-balanced intensity on the mid palate and a fresh finish making for a suburb food wine.


[R290]

Fleur Du Cap Unfiltered Semillon 2014
Light yellow colour with a tinge of green. On the nose it shows green apple and lime aromas with hints of nuts and toasted oak. The complex, rich palate has bundant citrus, melon and apricot, whilst the fresh acidity and lingering finish rounds of this gem of a Semillon.


[R485]

RED WINES

Plaisir De Merle Cabernet Sauvignon 2013
Classic dark fruits, cassis and sweet notes of vanilla and blackberries. Rich and concentrated with ripe tannins that leads to a long soft and elegant finish on the palate.


[R800]

Erasmus Family Shiraz 2016
Deep ruby colour brooding with aromas of dark cherry, juicy plums with an edge of perfumed sweet spice. Rich, complex and expressive with well-integrated tannins. Excellent food wine.


[R415]

Meerlust Rubicon
Incredibly dense purple hues. The nose is brooding, dark bramble fruit, cassis, plum, incense and liquorice, with cigar box and subtle oak spice. On the palate the wine is concentrated yet restrained with dark fruit flavours of pastille, mulberry and dark chocolate, all held in an intricate lattice of polished sleek grape tannin.


[R950]

Allesverloren Tinta Barocca 2013
Deep ruby red. Combination of red berry fruit, a hint of chocolate, vanilla oak spice aromas. Elegant, medium to full bodied, with subtle oak. Well-structured tannis and a lingering finish.


[R520]

BUBBLY

Moét & Chandon Ice Impérial


[R1700]

Veuve Clicquot Rich


[R1800]