The Cousins Best Italian Restaurant | Home made pasta | 3b Barrack Street, CBD Cape Town

Wines&Drink

WINES RED
WHITE WINES
LIQUORS
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HOUSE WINE

RED 1/4  / 1/2

MERLOT
” Diemersdal ” This wine is well structured with elegance and mouth filling fruit flavours. Hints of cedarwood, mint and spice flavours follow through on the palate

” Zonnebloem ” An elegant medium- to full-bodied wine with delicate red fruit and well-integrated wood flavours.

” Nederburg ” Plush and plummy, elegant and soft with a hint of strawberry, blackcurrant and vanilla. This is a medium-bodied wine with attractive up-front fruit flavours and a soft, silky texture.

PINOTAGE
” Beyerskloof ” The Beyerskloof Pinotage boast with being South-Africa’s most popular Pinotage, and it’s no wonder.

” Diemersfontein ” On the nose rich dark chocolate and powerful freshly brewed coffee styling, with a hint of mint and baked plums.

” Delheim ” Aromas of black cherry, plum and red berry fruit, backed by dark chocolate and floral notes. Rich with juicy mulberry and black cherry flavours.

SHIRAZ
” Diemersdal ” The wine has a complex nose with overtones of black and white pepper, pomegranate, cigar box, cloves and spice.

” Saronsberg Provenance ” The soft textured tannins, full-bodied mouthfeel and silken finish lends itself as a platform to heady mix of red berry and black fruit flavours.

“Tokara Shiraz ” The wine has a brilliant deep garnet colour. The nose of this wine is an interesting mix of five spice with blackberries and mulberrie.

CABERNET SAUVIGNON
” Nederburg “ Rich full-bodied with deliciously lingering ripe berry, cherry, tobacco and cigar box notes. Excellent fruit/oak integration. Firm but supple tannins.

” Ormonde ” This wine has an intense bouquet of ripe cherry, white pepper and cassis, reflecting the cool climate of Darling.

” Jacobsdal” Lots of fruit with undertones of cigar box and wood spices on the nose. Palate: Rich and full-bodied; velvety, plummy fruit supported by wood spices.

RED BLENDS
” Ayama Leopard Pinotage / Shiraz ” This is a supple, elegant and very appealing wine with the tannins well integrated, but prominent enough to need 6 months longer to show off the ripe, fleshy black-cherry, plums, chocolate shadings to their best advantage and to be combined to the tone of spicyness and peppery flavours which are insured by the Shiraz in good percentage.

” Nederburg Baronne [Cabernet/Sauvignon/Shiraz]” Aromas of black berries and cherries, oak spice and a hint of dark chocolate. A rich, medium-bodied wine with ripe plum, prune, dark chocolate and oak spice flavours and a pleasant tannic structure.

ROSE’ WINES
” Nederburg “ It has Aromas of candy floss, cherries, strawberries and dried herbs. Clean, fruity and refreshing flavours with a good acid structure.

” Durbanville Hills ” The grapes for this wine were selected from vineyards on the low- lying, south-facing slopes. They were chosen for the exceptional structure and flavour the grapes impart to the wine. The soil moisture levels of this particular vineyard ensured small berries with an excellent skin-to-fruit ratio providing an intense colour and flavour spectrum.

HOUSE WINE

White 1/4  / 1/2

SPARKLIN WINE/METHODE CAP CLASSIQUE
” Bottega Prosecco ” Italian Sparkling wine with an armonious combination of Apple &white peach flavor.

” JC Le Roux  ” Crisp and dry with an exuberantflavour, this sparkling wine abounds with the freshness of the noble Sauvignon blanc grape.
” Pongracz ” An explosion of pinpoint bubbles, charatteristic fine aroma and yeastiness on the nosefollowed by the rich complexity, finesse and lingering aftertaste.

” Pongracz Rose ” This enticiting Brut Rosé enthralls with a wonderful foamy mouthful of black berry fruit and delicate yeasty tones that linger long on the palate.

SAUVIGNON BLANC
” Springfields – Life from Stone ” From a vineyard planted on rocky soil. Flavors of lime, grapefruit and green melon. Rich with a cream texture and a coated acidity.

” Durbanville Hills ” This mouth-filling elegant wine is a delightful combination of citrus, winter melon and minerality with a bright clean finish.

” Oak Valley ” Oak Valley ‘Fountain of Youth’ Sauvignon Blanc expresses fruit characters of gooseberry, white peach and ruby grapefruit.  

CHARDONNAY
” Fat Bastard ” This is the grand-daddy (or grand-mammy, if you prefer) of all FAT bastards. The wine shows classic ripe, rich butter and tropical fruit.

” Zonnebloem “ A clear color with hints of straw. Base of citrus with a burst of tangerine and lime and the palate is Elegant minerality.

” Jordan – Unoaked ” A totally unique unoaked offering that is defined partly by extended lees contact that develops mouthfeel and nuance in the wine.  

CHENIN BLANC

” Ayama ” A straw appearance with excellent varietal expressions. Very intense aromas, plenty of ripe fruit flavours.

” Nederburg 56 Hundred ” Abundant aromas of pineapples, peaches and guav. Well-balanced with delicate layers of ripe fruit and a pleasant finish.

” Groote Post ” Melon and guava are prominent on the nose with a pleasing minerality on the palate with pear and green fig flavours.

WHITE BLENDS / OTHER
” Theuniskraal ” [ Semillon Chardonnay ] A delicate, medium bodied marriage of two classic white varieties. Peach and apple nuances combine with subtle citrus flavours in the unwooded.

” Pierre Jourdan “ This is a gentle elegant wine with a fragrant bouquet, fine fruit and a dry finish. It is an ideal companion for a hot summer’s day.

” Haute Cabriere ” [ Chardonnay/Pinot Noir ] This enticing blend of Chardonnay and Pinot Noir shows elegant fruit underlined by firm acidity.

LIQUORS

A Glass

  • Klipdrift Brandy
  • Richelieu Brandy
  • Viceroy 5yr Brandy
  • Bell’s Whiskey
  • J&B Whiskey
  • Jameson Whiskey
  • Johnnie Walker Red Label Whiskey
  • Johnnie Walker Black Label Whiskey
  • Jack Daniel’s Whiskey
  • Smirnoff Vodka
  • Captain Morgan Rum
  • Tequila Jose Cuervo
  • Amarula

ITALIAN LIQUORS

  • Limoncello
  • Amaretto di Saronno
  • Ramazzotti
  • Grappa Alexander
  • Campari

BEERS / CIDERS / SPIRIT COOLERS

  • Black Label / Castle Larger / Castle Light
  • Peroni
  • Savanna Dark / Light / Dry

COLD BEVERAGES

  • Coke / Coke light / Coke Zero / Fanta Orange Sprite /(330ml)
  • Appletizer / Grapetizer Red (300ml)
  • Ice Tea Peach / Lemon
  • Soda Water / Tonic Water / Lemonade 220ml
  • WATER 1L (still / sparkling) 500ml (still / sparkling)

HOT BEVERAGE

  • Espresso single
  • Espresso double
  • Espresso Decaf
  • Cappuccino
  • Cappuccino Decaf
  • Latte macchiato
  • Hot chocolate
  • Cafe Americano

COCKTAILS

  • Spritz Aperol
  • Americano
  • Negroni
  • Long Island
  • Italian Ice Tea
  • Margarita
  • Cosmopolitan

 

ITALIAN WINE ( IMPORTED )
COUSINS TOP SELECTION OF WINES

 

Sangiovese “Medici Rubicone” Sangiovese Rubicone is a very easy drinking wine made of Sangiovese grapes from vineyards on the hills of Imola near Bologna. Fruity and medium-bodied, makes this wine a winner any time of the day.

” Chianti Docg ” A perfect match for pasta dishes.
Extremely perfumed and aromatic wine with cherry, raspberry and floral aromas. On the palate it is fruity, smooth and balanced.

” Barbera d’Asti ” Barbera harvested from the hills, in the central region of Piemonte. This ruby-red, fresh and red-fruited wine was aged for about six months in large oak barrels to soften and integrate the tannins.

” Lambrusco ” Semi-sweet perlé red wine from Emilia-Romagna region. Slightly sparkling wine, sweet, fresh and fruity, best when served well chilled.

” Pinot Grigio ” Lemon-green in color, aromas of Key limes and white peaches complement undertones of green apples and grains of paradise. On the palate, it is smooth and refreshing with a long, pleasant finish.

Jordan 2015 Barrel Fermented Chardonnay” This chardonnay was fermented in a selection of french oak for 9 months and shows a beautiful balance between fruit and wood

” Springfield 2014 Wholeberry Cab / Sav “ Whole berry maturation followed by fermentation with natural yeast and maturation in french oak as resulted in a velvety wine with soft tammins and classic cabernet characteristics.

” Diemersfontein Carpe Diem Malbec ” Malbec a very popular variety in South America is one of a handful grown in South Africa . Made by Diemersfontein, it has been matured in french oak barrels for 14 months. Rich and complex wine.