Banish dry 2019 from your thoughts with these delicious concoctions
BOS Ice Tea has introduced a new flavour – Watermelon & Mint. BOS uses organic rooibos, is colourant free and caffeine free and only has four grams of sugar so low in kilojoules. Discover the new flavour in the 200ml tetra pack, and a 3 litre pack.
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J’Something, the SA’s muso and foodie, has released his own new craft gin, Jin Gin. The range includes Rooibos, Orange and Honey; Tomato and Sweet Piquant Peppers and Honey and Olives – each created according to an inspiration from the artist. We tried Honey & Olives – a unique and totally different taste sensation – very refreshing with its green and slightly savoury flavours. R390, available from Pick n Pay and Ultra Bottle stores. www.jingin.co.za
Glenelly Lady May 2012 is named in honour of Glenelly’s Grande Dame, May de Lencquesing of France who first introduced Glenelly winemaker, Luke O’Cuinneagain, to an 1873 Lafite Rothschild. Lady May is crafted predominantly from a single Cabernet Sauvignon vineyard. A blend of 89% Cabernet Sauvignon, 10% Petit Verdot and 1% Cabernet Franc, the nose invites fresh black fruit like cassis and blackberries, leading on to red fruit, primarily raspberries and cranberries. On the palate, find thyme, roast beef and cedar. The tannins are fine and well-integrated, giving the considerable ageing potential of 12 to 18 years. Enjoy with a fillet of lamb. and is R490, available from specialist wine merchants and online at www.glenelly.co.za
Waverley Hills Grenache 2017. The gorgeous label employs rose gold foiling to emphasise class and elegance, and the style of wine. This blend encompasses grenache, shiraz, mourvedre and viognier. A bright red colour, the wine features watermelon, tropical fruits, violets and strawberries flavours with a herbacious palate. R131, available from liquor stores.