THE WINE STORY

Following their extensive experience in the wine and agricultural industry in South Africa, two old university friends Neels Barnardt and John Boyes collaborated to form the Barnardt Boyes company.

John Boyes then approached his sister, Carrol Boyes, the well-known South African designer, to create a unique range of premier wine.

A passion for creativity and craftsmanship flows through these siblings’ veins. The finest wine making has now truly become an art.

Carrol Boyes signature artworks are translated onto the labels of these bottles. The result of this union of art and wine making will become an essential element of well-stocked cellars around the world.

The makers of the Carrol Boyes Collection follow a carefully considered selection process for their wines. Expert winemakers taste, identify and select wines for the various cultivars, offering only the very best of South African wines to our clientele.

Included in the range are a beautiful salmon pink Rose, a fruity Chenin Blanc, citrusy Chardonnay, a dark cherry Merlot, an opulent Cabernet Sauvignon and a sophisticated Fine Red Blend.

Also in the range are two Gift Boxes of either a Shiraz or a Cape Blend, expertly paired with a Carrol Boyes Bottle Stopper - at rest.

Living is an art, so share, celebrate and collect these limited editions. For more information and to shop online please visit www.carrolboyeswines.com


Cultivars:

Carrol Boyes Sketchbook Rosé 2016

A beautiful salmon pink colour, made from 100% Cinsaut. It shows flavours of cherries, strawberries, and raspberries with hints of apricot and apple. These fruit flavours combine with a good acidity to give a long lasting mouth feel.

Carrol Boyes Sketchbook Chenin Blanc 2016

Colour: Clear and brilliant with hints of green. Bouquet: An abundance of tropical fruit and green apple aromas. Palate: Complex and full-bodied with a creamy texture and an explosion of green apple on the palate.

Carrol Boyes Sketchbook Chardonnay 2015

Aroma's of white peach and citrus, with floral, flint and hazelnut influences. Palate is framed by youthful acidity, with harmonious fruit and oak balance. Finishes with subtle toasted almond and baked bread after flavours.

Carrol Boyes Sketchbook Merlot 2014

Deliciously rich and concentrated.This wine has aromatic layers of black cherry, coconut, chocolate, clove, and cinnamon. The long finish of cherry and plum with a light oak toffee notes from oak ageing makes for a complex drinking experience. Supple tannins add to the wine's character, a wine with great ageing potential.

Carrol Boyes Sketchbook Cabernet Sauvignon 2014

Dark red, purple in colour, the wine has tones of blackcurrant, violet and cedar aromas with touches of mint. The rich, ripe opulent but youthful palate has plummy fruit, a background of new oak and fine tannins.

Carrol Boyes Sketchbook Fine Red Blend 2014

Dark fruit and roasted spices are backed up by a rich dark chocolate line, with subtle vanilla aromas. This full bodied wine has great structure and length, with a seamlessly integrated mid-palate and a long, dry finish. Blend Information:

  • 70% Cabernet Sauvignon
  • 20% Merlot
  • 5% Cabernet Franc and 5% Petite Verdot
  • matured in second fill French oak for 12 - 15 months
  • It is carefully sculpted, with strong black fruit and vanilla spice accents.

Carrol Boyes Collection MCC 2013

Selected parcels of chardonnay and pinot noir were carefully selected on the high slopes of Franschhoek. Base wines were carefully blended to keep finesse and elegance, prior bottling in 2012. Wines were kept for 28 months untouched on their “lees” before disgorgement. On the nose a delicate bouquet of citrus and summer fruit, makes the first appearance, followed by a dry and well balanced palate. Ideal partner to accompany white meat, seafood and chocolate.

Carrol Boyes Cape Blend 2014

Colour: Dark Ruby red colour with bright edges. Bouquet: Upfront dark fruit and plum aromas with subtle cedar and mocha oak on the nose. Intense blackberry, cassis and plum flavours upon entry with delicate spice and cedar aromas from the new French oak. A big structured, well rounded and elegantly balanced Cape blend. Hints of mocha and dark chocolate compliment a great finish. This wine will age well for 10 years. Contents:

  • 1 x 750ml Carrol Boyes Cape Blend in a spot varnished, luxuriously gift box with magnetic flap.
  • 1 x Carrol Boyes Bottle Stopper - "At Rest" 

Carrol Boyes Shiraz 2014

Delicate violet bouquet which mingles with ripe plum, black cherry and spice. Complex and inviting. A pliable, textured wine packed with silky rich, ripe black fruit. The gentle floral violet note and spice add dimension and interest. Smooth and velvety, it’s layered with depth and concentration yet remains fresh and succulent. Balanced, structured and polished. Contents:

  • 1 x 750ml Carrol Boyes Shiraz in a spot varnished
  • luxuriously gift box with magnetic flap.
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