The Test Kitchen

Wine

 “As with our food menus, our wine menu has been created with the principle of ensuring quality, uniqueness, variety and balance. Our wines showcase South Africa’s diverse range of high quality wines, older and special vintages and a handful of our favourite international wines and champagnes. Paired together, we hope to provide for our guests memorable flavours and an exceptional food and wine experience.”
– Tinashe Nyamudoka, Sommelier, The Test Kitchen

WINE MENU

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Méthode Cap Classique

N.V

Colmant Sec Reserve

N.V

Silverthorn, The Greenman

2013

Silverthorn, The Jewel Box

2010

Domaine des Dieux, Claudia

2009

Bon Courage Jacques Bruere

2007

Graham Beck Brut Zero

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Rose Methode Cap Classique

N.V.

Moreson Pink

N.V

Silverthorn, The Genie

2010

Graham Beck Brut Rosé

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Champagne

N.V

Billecart-Salmon Brut Rosé

N.V

Bollinger Special Cuvée

N.V

Jacquart Brut Mosaique

N.V

Pol Roger Brut Reserve

N.V

Taittinger Brut Reserve

N.V

Taittinger Brut Reserve (375ml)

N.V

Veuve Clicquot Brut

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Rose & Blanc De Noir

2014

Sutherland Vineyards Shiraz Grenache Rosé, Elgin

2012

Avondale Camissa (organic), Paarl Muscat de Frontignan, Mourvedre

2011

Normandie Karen Rosé, Franschhoek. Merlot

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White Blends

2014

Newton Johnson Resonance, Western Cape

Sauvignon Blanc, Semillon

2013

Mullineux Old Vines, Swartland

Chenin Blanc, Clairette Blanche, Viognier

2013

Sequillo White, Swartland

Chenin Blanc, Clairette Blanche, Viognier, Verdelho, Palomino

2013

Vondeling Babiana, Voor-Paardeberg

 Chenin Blanc, Viognier, Chardonnay, Grenache Blanc

2012

Nederberg Ingenuity, Western Cape

                                             Chenin Blanc, Roussanne, Grenache Blanc, Viognier, Verdelho, Chardonnay,                                                      Colombard, Grenache Gris, Semillon, Clairette Blanche

2011

A.A. Badenhorst Family Wines, Swartland

                                                              Chenin Blanc, Roussanne, Grenache Blanc, Grenache Gris,                                                   Viognier, Verdelho, Colombard, Chardonnay

2010

Steenberg Magna Carta, Constantia

Sauvignon Blanc, Semillon

2009

Ashbourne Sandstone, Hemel-en-Aarde Valley

Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay

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Sauvignon Blanc

2014

Cape Point, Cape Point

2014

Fryer’s Cove Bamboes Bay, Bamboes Bay

2014

Klein Constantia, Constantia

2014

Warwick Professor Black, Stellenbosch

2013

Elgin Ridge 282 (organic), Elgin 225

2013

Hannay, Elgin

2013

Kleine Zalze Family Reserve, Western Cape

2013

Reyneke Reserve, Stellenbosch

2012

Potluck White, Elgin

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Semillon

2013

David Nieuwoudt Ghost Corner, Elim

2012

Boekenhoutskloof, Franschhoek

2011

Dornier Limited Release, Stellenbosch

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Chardonnay

2014

Ataraxia, Hemel-en-Aarde

2014

Bouchard Finlayson Sans Barrique, Overberg

2014

De Wetshof Bon Vallon, Robertson

2014

Hamilton Russell, Hemel-en-Aarde

2013

A. Rupert – Cape of Good Hope Serruria, Elandskloof

2013

Almenkerk, Elgin

2013

Crystallum Clay Shales, Hemel-en-Aarde

2013

Radford Dale, Stellenbosch

2013

Richard Kershaw Elgin Clonal Selection, Elgin

2011

Domaine Andre Bonhomme Viré-Clessé, Maconnais, France

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Chenin Blanc

2014

A.A. Badenhorst Family Secateurs, Swartland

2014

Raats Original, Stellenbosch

2013

Beaumont Hope Marguerite, Bot Rivier

2013

Lammershoek, Swartland

2012

Domaine Breton La Dilettante Vouvray Sec, Loire – France

2012

Elementis, Swartland (extended skin contact)

2012

Intellego, Swartland

2012

Ken Forrester FMC, Stellenbosch

2012

Luddite, Bot Rivier

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Riesling

2014

Paul Cluver Dry Encounter, Elgin

2014

Jordan, The Real McCoy, Stellenbosch

2012

Van Volxem Schiefer, Mosel – Germany

2010

Von Winning, In Deidesheim, Riesling Trocken, Pfalz – Germany

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Grenache Blanc

2014

The Foundry, Swartland

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Viognier

2014

Kleinood, Tamboerskloof, Stellenbosch

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Gewurztraminer

2013

Neethlingshof, Stellenbosch

2013

Paul Cluver, Elgin

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Roussanne

2012

The Foundry, Stellenbosch

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Red Blends

N.V

De Toren La Jeunesse Delicat, Stellenbosch

2013

Raats Red Jasper, Stellenbosch

Cabernet Franc, Malbec, Cabernet Sauvignon, Petit Verdot, Merlot

2013

Bouchard Finlayson Hannibal, Hemel-en-Aarde

 Sangiovese, Pinot noir, Nebbiolo, Shiraz, Barbera, Mouvedre

2012

De Toren Z, Stellenbosch

 Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Malbec, Petit Verdot

2011

Lazanou Organic, Wellington

Syrah, Mouvedre

2011

Normandy est. 1693, Eisen & Viljoen, Franschhoek

Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Petit Verdot

2012

Sequillo, Swartland

RED BLENDS Syrah, Cinsault, Mourvedre, Grenache, Tinta Barocca, Carignan

2010

Anthonij Rupert Optima, Franschhoek

Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc

2010

Sadie Family Wines Columella, Swartland

Syrah, Mouvedre, Grenache

2009

Ataraxia Serenity, Hemel-en-Aarde

 2009

Vriesenhof Kallista, Stellenbosch

Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc

2005

Vriesenhof Kallista, Stellenbosch

 Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc

2009

Waterford – The Jem, Stellenbosch

RED BLENDS Cabernet Sauvignon, Shiraz, Merlot, Cabernet franc, Petit verdot, Mourvedre, Barbera

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Pinot Noir

2013
Creation Reserve Pinot Noir, Hemel-en-Aarde

2013
Crystallum Cuvée Cinema, Hemel-en-Aarde

2012
Bouchard Finlayson Galpin Peak,
Hemel-en-Aarde

2012
Fryer’s Cove, Bamboes Bay

2012
Hãhã Marlborough Pinot Noir, New Zealand

2012
Newton Johnson Walker Bay, Walker Bay

2011
Paul Cluver Seven Flags, Elgin

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Pinotage

2012
Beaumont, Bot Rivier

2010
Vriesenhof, Stellenbosch

2009
Ashbourne, Hemel-en-Aarde

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Merlot

2013
Rainbow’s End, Stellenbosch

2011
Steenberg, Constantia

2011
Vergelegen, Stellenbosch

2010
Shannon Vineyards Mount Bullet, Elgin

2009
Sterhuis, Stellenbosch

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Cabernet Sauvignon

2012
Cederberg, Cederberg

2011
Starke Condé – Three Pines, Stellenbosch

2011
Waterford, Stellenbosch

2008
Springfield Methode Ancienne, Robertson

2008
Vergelegen, Stellenbosch

2007
Bosman Family Wines, Wellington

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Cabernet Franc

2012
Raats Family, Stellenbosch

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Shiraz

2012
Radford Dale Nudity – no added sulphites, Swartland

2011
Hartenberg, Stellenbosch

2011
Mullineux Syrah, Swartland

2011
Vergelegen, Stellenbosch

2010
Kleinood, Tamboerskloof, Stellenbosch

2010
Waterford, Kevin Arnold, Stellenbosch

2009
Tamboerskloof John Spicer Single Vineyard,
Stellenbosch

2008
Luddite, Bot Rivier

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Cinsault

2014
Mount Abora Saffraan, Swartland

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Grenache Noir

2011
Tierhoek, Piekenierskloof

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Malbec

2012
Neethlingshof, Stellenbosch

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Sangiovese

2012
Terra Del Capo, Franschhoek

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Older Vintages and Icons

2006
Meerlust Rubicon, Stellenbosch

2009
Sadie Family Wines Columella, Swartland

2007
Sadie Family Wines Palladius, Swartland

2006
Sadie Family Wines Palladius, Swartland

2005
Sadie Family Wines Palladius, Swartland

1998
Thelema Cabernet Sauvignon, Stellenbosch

2006
Waterford – The Jem, Stellenbosch
Cabernet Sauvignon, Shiraz, Malbec,
Cabernet Franc, Mourvèdre, Sangiovese, Barbera
2004
Waterford – The Jem, Stellenbosch
Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Merlot, Malbec,Petit Verdot, Shiraz, Mourvedre, Barbera

2005
Anwilka, Stellenbosch

2004
Château La Nerthe, Châteauneuf-du-Pape

2005
De Toren Fusion V, Stellenbosch

2009
Hamilton Russell Pinot Noir, Hemel-en-Aarde Valley

2008
Hamilton Russell Pinot Noir, Hemel-en-Aarde Valley

2007
Hamilton Russell Pinot Noir, Hemel-en-Aarde Valley

2006
Hamilton Russell Pinot Noir, Hemel-en-Aarde Valley

2005
Hamilton Russell Pinot Noir, Hemel-en-Aarde Valley

2004
Klein Constantia Vin de Constance, Constantia

2000
Klein Constantia Vin de Constance, Constantia

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Dessert Wines

2013
Paul Cluver Noble Late Harvest, Elgin

2012
Bosman Dolce Primitivo, Wellington

2012
Jordan Mellifera, Stellenbosch

2012
Quoin Rock Vine Dried Sauvignon Blanc,
Stellenbsoch

2012
Vondeling Sweet Carolyn, Paardeberg

2011
The Sadie Family Old Vine Series
Eselshoek Muscat d’ Alexandrie,

2009
Klein Constantia Vin de Constance,
Constantia

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Port and Cape Vintage

NV
Kopke White 10 Year Old Porto, Douro

2011
De Krans Cape Vintage Reserve, Calitzdorp

2009
Peter Bayly Cape Vintage, Calitzdorp

2008
Catherine Marshall Myriad, Elgin 375ml

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Sherry

Valdespino Deliciosa Manzanilla

Monis Pale Dry

Monis Medium Cream

Monis Full Cream

Menu and prices are subject to change without notice