Wine List

At 9th Avenue Waterside we endeavor to reduce our carbon footprint wherever possible, if you are interested in learning more please follow blog The Responsible Restaurateur on our website. We are also passionate about promoting women in wine, so we have made note of all the female wine makers on our list.   I have labeled all wines that meet the Integrity & Sustainability SWSA criteria on the list with a Δ symbol. I have also labeled all wines that subscribe to Conservation in Action (BWI) which is a partnership between the South African wine industry and the conservation sector, aimed at protecting the Cape's rich floral kingdom. The wines in the Biodiversity and Wine Initiative have been noted by *bwi All wines that are certified will have this label on the bottle neck or a BWI sticker:

Symbols on our wine list:
FWM: Female wine maker
WM: Wine maker
WO: Wine of Origin
Δ: Integrity & Sustainability SWSA
*bwi: Conservation in Action

Our wine list has been carefully selected, however if you wish to bring your own wine our corkage policy is R80 per standard bottle. We do not allow BYO for parties 12 or more. For more information on our wines varietals please ask your server or consult the back of the list. We also have Platters guides available on request.

white wines by the glass

2018

Ken Forrester Petit (natural sweet)

55

2018

Allée Bleue, Starlette Dry Rosé

55

2018

Kloovenberg Sauvignon Blanc

55

2018

Spier Chardonnay

60

2017

Painted Wolf, The Den Chenin Blanc

60

Miss Molly MCC

75

9TH Avenue Bellini

75

2018

Zevenwacht Sauvignon Blanc ½ bottle

95

RED wines by the glass

2018

Vondeling Merlot

60

2016

Dieu Donne – Cabernet/Shiraz

60

2016

Journey’s End, Huntsman – SMV

65

2017

Marras Piekenierskloof Grenache

65

2015

Zevenwacht Cabernet ½ bottle

120

BLENDED WHITES AND OTHER VARIETALS

2018

Ken Forrester Petit (natural sweet) Δ

125

WO

Stellenbosch

WM

Ken Forrester

Notes

fresh, tangy & sweet wine with notes of honey.

2018

Allée Bleue,Starlette Shiraz Rosé Δ

140

WO

Cape South Coast

WM

Conrad Volk

Notes

Crisp, Watermelon & pomegranate.

2017

Domaine Des Dieux Petit Rosé Δ

195

WO

Hemel-en-Aarde

WM

Marc Van Halderen

Notes

strawberry, black cherry, raspberry

2018

Haute Cabriére Chardonnay/Pinot noir Δ

195

WO

Franschoek

WM

Takuan von Arnim

Notes

Soft apple & peachy. Wonderful soft mouthfeel

2016

Meinert Family ‘The German Job’ Riesling

215

WO

Elgin

WM

Martin Meinert

Notes

Fresh floral, lime, spanspek and slightly flinty nose

2017

Diemersdal Grüner Veltliner Δ

220

WO

Durbanville

WM

Thys Louw

Notes

Sweet melon, ripe pear and white pepper notes

2017

Val du Charron Pinot Gris Δ

230

WO

Wellington

WM

Bertus Fourie

Notes

Green fruit with a touch of oak, light style.

2016

Paul Cluver Gewürztraminer Δ *bwi

235

WO

Elgin

WM

Andries Burger

Notes

Dry style, fragrant with litchi, rose petal, summer melon

2017

Abingdon Viognier Δ

385

WO

KZN Midlands

WM

Smorthwaite Family

Notes

Cool climate & full bodied. Peach & beeswax

SAUVIGNON BLANC

Very aromatic, crisp, green, lively, fresh wine. Best drunk young. Eat with pasta, fish, shellfish, spicy food, asparagus, and salads.

2018

Kloovenberg Δ *bwi

155

WO

Swartland

WM

FWM: Jolandie Fouche

Notes

Tropical fruit, gooseberry and hints of asparagus

2017

Hartenberg Δ

220

WO

Stellenbosch

WM

Carl Schultz

Notes

White asparagus, steely core, bone dry

2018

Springfield Life from Stone Δ

270

WO

Robertson

WM

Abrie Bruwer

Notes

a classic with its flinty, herbaceous notes & racy finish

2016

Lismore

435

WO

Greyton

WM

FWM: Sam O'Keefe

Notes

barrel fermented, complex style w/ spice & petrol notes

2017

Steenberg Black Swan Δ

525

WO

Constantia

WM

JD Pretorius

Notes

grassy flinty notes with gooseberry & lemon

chardonnay

Taste affected by whether it has spent time in barrel or not wooded – buttery, vanilla, butterscotch taste, toasty aromas. Unwooded – crisp, citrusy flavours. Eat with fish, shellfish, chicken, ratatouille, salads & cheeses.

2018

Spier Δ

155

WO

Western Cape

WM

Anton Swarts

Notes

Grapefruit & lime with hints of butterscotch

2018

Oak Valley – Beneath the Clouds

225

WO

Elgin

WM

Jacques Du Plessis

Notes

cool climate chardonnay, rich and balanced

2017

Uva Mira – The Mira Δ

385

WO

Stellenbosch

WM

Christiaan Coetzee

Notes

soft & spicy & nutty chardonnay

2018

Ataraxia

525

WO

Hermanus

WM

Kevin Grant

Notes

Crisp apple and lemon, integrated oak, fresh & balanced

2015

Cape of Good Hope - Serruri

600

WO

Elandskloof

WM

Dawie Botha

Notes

Rich and rounded with grapefruit, honey & toasty notes

chenin blanc

Fruity – flavours of melon, guava, tropical fruits, granadilla, citrus, honey, apricots, butterscotch. Eat with fish, seafood, chicken.

2018

Painted Wolf, The Den Δ

155

WO

Swartland

WM

Jeremy Borg

Notes

Tropical fruit, notes of sweet melon, pear, pineapple

2018

Badenhorst Family Wines – Secateurs (bush vine)

165

WO

Swartland

WM

Adi Badenhorst

Notes

Flinty with honey, orange blossom & stone fruit

2018

Raats Original Δ

245

WO

Stellenbosch

WM

Raats Family

Notes

yellow apple, pineapple core. A classic chenin

2017

Remhooghte - The Honeybunch Δ

435

WO

Simonsberg

WM

Chris Boustred

Notes

floral notes of honeysuckle with zest and pineapple

SOUTH AFRICAN BUBBLY

John B Semi Sweet Rosé Δ

160

WO

Stellenbosch

WM

Burger Family

Notes

Spicy Turkish delight (carbonated)

Môreson Miss Molly Δ

220

WO

Western Cape

WM

Clayton Reabow

Notes

Blend of Chardonnay & Chenin. Lemon, lime & pineapple

L’Ormarins Brut Δ

280

WO

Western Cape

WM

FWM: Zanie Viljoen

Notes

Fresh and crisp with a long, creamy, rounded finish

Silverthorn Genie Rosé Δ

435

WO

Western Cape

WM

John Loubser

Notes

100% shiraz, expect rose & Turkish delight

2013

Colmant Brut Chardonnay

545

WO

Franshoek

WM

Jean-Phillipe Colmant

Notes

Floral bouquet, lime blossom & toasted bread

champagne

Moët et Chandon

1200

Veuve Clicquot

1300

Moët et Chandon Nectar

1350

Billecart-Salmon Brut Rosé

1750

FYI: Moët et Chandon wasfounded by Claude Moët who was of Dutch heritage there Moët is pronounced‘Mo-wett’ not ‘Mo-way’

INTERNATIONAL WHITES

2015

La Vielle Ferme Blanc

330

Notes

La Vielle Ferme Blanc is a fruity, crisp and soft with great body. La Vieille Ferme is a blend of Bourboulene, Grenache blanc, Ugni Blanc & Vermentiao. Grown in the Appelation D’Origine Contrôlée north of Avignon by the Perrin Family

2014

Reichsgraf von Kesselstatt Wiltinger Riesling

595

Notes

At more than 650 years old Reichsgraf von Kesselstatt is one of the most historical Riesling properties in the Mosel. No other German wine estate owns as many top single vineyard sites among the Mosel, Saar and Ruwer rivers. Their steep slopes all require hand harvesting. Which makes this a classic German Riesling to enjoy

2010

Duveau Le Saumur Blanc

612

Notes

Saumur is an appellation in the heart of France’s Loire Valley. Fabien Duveau is an 8th generation winemaker on his family’s estate. This Chenin is well balanced & tropical a good partner with chicken dishes

2015

Grand Vin De Bourgogne Louis Lateur Chablis

895

Notes

Maison Louis Latour’s Chablis is the ultimate expression of what the noble chardonnay grape is capable of on the regions famous Kimmeridgian limestone slopes. This Chablis has a lovely pale gold colour and a bouquet of white fruits, Muscat and almond. It is round, rich and supple in the mouth. A good partner with seafood.

INTERNATIONAL reds

2014

Longavi Cabernet Sauvignon

780

Notes

A wine of stature from the Maule Valley, De Los Andes in Chile. This cabernet is full bodied with concentrated black fruit with a hint of sweet spices. A collaboration between South African winemaker David Niewoudt & Chilean producer Julio Boudon this wine is crafted to age well.

2014

E. Guigal Chãteau E’Ampus Côtes-Du- Rhône

585

Notes

Deeply rooted in the terroirs of the region, Marcel and Phillippe Guigal are dedicated with passion and discipline aiming to make the finest wines in the Rhône Valley. The motto of Chãteau E’Ampus Côtes ‘Hard work reaps its rewards’ illustrates this family’s philosophy of quality aimed at achieving wines of the fullest expression of the appellation.

2012

Anté Barbera d’Asti

545

Notes

A classic Barbera from the region of Asti Piedmont, matured in new and second passage French oask for 12 months. This Barbera is intense and rich but balanced with sweet spicy notes.

BLENDED REDS

2017

Dieu Donne Δ Cabernet/Shiraz

155

WO

Franschhoek

WM

Stephan du Toit

Notes

sweet cherry & mulberry flavours, easy drinking

2016

Journey’s End Huntsman Δ Shiraz/Mourvedre/Viognier

160

WO

Stellenbosch

WM

Leon Esterhuizen

Notes

dark fruit with dried herbs & liquorice

De Toren La Jeauness Délicate Bordeaux Blend

250

WO

Stellenbosch

WM

Albie Koch

Notes

light red, ripe Strawberries combined with rose petal

2016

Raka Quinary Δ Cab/Cab Franc/Merlot

270

WO

Klein River

WM

Josef Dreyer

Notes

ripe berries & black cherries w/ spicy hints & vanilla

2017

Sijnn Low Profile Syrah/Touriga Natcional/Trincadeira Δ

322

WO

Malgas

WM

FWM: Charla Haasbroek

Notes

Dusty slate and licourice with spices

2016

Rupert & Rothschild Classique Δ Bordeaux Blend

355

WO

Western Cape

WM

FWM: Yvonne Lester

Notes

well rounded with soft tannins & earthy undertones

2017

Creation Δ Syrah/Grenache

385

WO

Stellenbosch

WM

Jean-Claude Martin

Notes

Rich spice, blackberry with oak backbone

2017

Ataraxia Serenity Pinotage/Pinot Noir/Cinsault

395

WO

Western Cape

WM

Kevin Grant

Notes

Light bodied, packed with flavour, unique blend

2014

Antonij Rupert Optima Δ Bordeaux Blend

450

WO

Western Cape

WM

Dawie Botha

Notes

layers of spice, red and black berry fruits

2013

Iona One Man Band Δ Shiraz/Cab/Merlot/Petit Verdo

520

WO

Elgin

WM

Werner Muller

Notes

Dense & powerful, ripe red berries & spice

2016

Bouchard Finlayson Hannibal Δ *bwi Sangiovese/Pinot/Nebbiola

675

WO

Walker Bay

WM

P Finlayson

Notes

rich character, polished with red & black wild berries

MAGNUMS & RESERVE WINES

2008

Grangehurst Pinotage

500

WO

Somerset West

WM

Jeremy Walker

Notes

Classy, earthy notes & forest floor

2007

Meerlust Merlot

750

WO

Stellenbosch

WM

C Williams

Notes

Plum & cherry aromas with soft spices & chocolate

2014

Miles Mossop ‘MAX’ Cab/Merlot/Petit Verdot 1.5L

1299

WO

Stellenbosch

WM

Miles Mossop

Notes

Classic structure, rich complexity

1997

Springfield Methode Ancienne

2000

WO

Robertson

WM

Abrie Bruwer

Notes

Intense black current notes, good fruit balance, spicy

merlot

Bright, cardinal colour, Plush coffee and chocolate aromas. Velvety body. Eucalyptus, peppermint, chocolate, cinnamon, nougat, almond aromas. Pairs well with traditional Sunday roast lamb & vegetables or roast chicken with butternut. A perfect match for a hearty shank & lentils.

2018

Vondeling Δ *Bwi

145

WO

Voor Paardeberg

WM

Matthew Copeland

Notes

Ripe plum, blackberries & dark mint chocolate

2016

La Bri Δ

270

WO

Franschoek

WM

FWM: Irene Waller

Notes

mix of fresh cherries, nutmeg and cedar oak

2017

De Grendel Δ

295

WO

Tygerberg

WM

FWM Elzette Dupreez

Notes

chocolaty tannins with savoury elegance & fruit.

shiraz

Green pepper, black peppercorn, cinnamon, caramel, fudge flavours. Taste of plumy fruits, milled black pepper. Enjoy with game and beef dishes.

2016

Gabrielskloof Δ *Bwi

225

WO

Bot Rivier

WM

P A Finlayson

Notes

Juicy and spicy with luscious berry aromas. Silky.

2015

Tamboerskloof Syrah Δ

395

WO

Stellenbosch

WM

Gunter Shultz

Notes

Berry-driven with white pepper. Savoury palate

2015

Hartenberg Δ

475

WO

Stellenbosch

WM

Carl Shultz

Notes

whole black peppercorns, with raspberry & blackberry

2013

Luddite

900

WO

Bot River

WM

Niels Verburg

Notes

Powerful, dark fruit with black pepper & oriental spices

pinot noir

The natural acidity makes it a perfect partner with a diversity of dishes. To be drunk with game fish, game birds & venison work very well, as does grilled beef and strong, hard cheese.

2017

La Vierge Seduction Δ

195

WO

Hemel-en-Aarde

WM

Christo Kotze

Notes

expressive dark fruit with plum and black cherry

2013

Domaine Des Dieux Josephine

399

WO

Hemel-en-Aarde

WM

Marc Van Halderen

Notes

Earthy & cinnamon tones w/ delicate dark fruit

2017

Newton Johnson Family Vineyards Δ

720

WO

Hemel-en-Aarde

WM

G Newton-Johnson

Notes

Red berries & graphite with forest floor nuances

cabernet sauvignon

Solid red-black colour. Flavours of blackberries, blackcurrant, cassis, tabacco, cedar, licourice. A perfect accompaniment to grilled beef, especially with a Béarnaise sauce & rocket salad.

2017

Glen Carlou Δ *bwi

250

WO

Paarl

WM

Johnnie Calitz

Notes

complex with slight spiciness, soft tannins

2017

Springfield Whole Berry Δ

390

WO

Robertson

WM

A Bruwer

Notes

Astonishingly soft and velvety showing great fruit & flavour

2014

Thelema Δ

535

WO

Stellenbosch

WM

Rudi Shultz

Notes

Bone dry complex & stylish, ripe blackcurrant & coffee.

pinotage

Aroma – red berry fruits, tropical banana or papaya, spicy cloves. Young, fruity. Fortunately Pinotage is a versatile food wine and especially pairs well with venison dishes & slow roasted Karoo lamb.

2017

Backsberg Δ - certified carbon neutral

199

WO

Paarl

WM

FWM: Alicia Rechner

Notes

Ripe mulberry & sweet strawberry with supple tannins

2018

Diemersfontein Δ

250

WO

Wellington

WM

F Roode

Notes

Crowd pleasers, espresso, tobacco with sweet/savoury finish

2017

Beyerskloof Reserve (Bush vines) Δ

325

WO

Stellenbosch

WM

Anri Truter

Notes

good structure, excellent balance & long juicy finish

OTHER VARIETALS

2017

Marras Piekenierskloof Δ Grenache

160

WO

Piekenierskloof

WM

Martin Lamprecht

Notes

light in style with ripe cherry & strawberry

2016

Illimis Δ (vegan) Cinsault

315

WO

Darling

WM

FWM: Lucinda Heyns

Notes

Candy floss & berries. Unfiltered & unfined.

2016

Bosman Δ Nero D’avola

425

WO

Wellington

WM

FWM: Corlea Fourie

Notes

Prune & plum, smoky depth of flavour

2014

Idiom Collection Δ Sangiovese

480

WO

Stellenbosch

WM

Reino Thiart

Notes

raspberry & black cherry spice with hints of liquorice

2014

Raats Δ Cabernet Franc

480

WO

Stellenbosch

WM

Bruwer Raats

Notes

Dark berries and spice with wet stone minerality

Menu subject to change/substitutions