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Imbuko Trading Ltd.

Imbuko Trading Ltd.

Where Quality Meets Value

Imbuko wines are situated near Wellington the heart of the Boland Winelands.
Imbuko, means admiration in Xhosa. Xhosa serves as one of South Africa’s eleven official
languages and the native tongue of Nelson Mandela. What further sets Imbuko apart is the fact that they are one of the few farms that cultivate rootstock, not only for their own use, but for the South Africa wine industry.

Products

Eden’s Breeze Moscato


Background: Imbuko Wines are situated near Wellington in the heart of the Boland Winelands. Imbuko means “Admiration for…” in Xhosa, which serves as one of South Africa’s eleven official languages and the native tongue of Nelson Mandela. What further sets Imbuko apart is the fact that the farm is one of the few farms that cultivate rootstock, not only for its own use but for a bigger part of the South African wine industry. Thus, the Imbuko portfolio can boast the winemaker's hand from rootstock to the vine and from vine to the wine.

Grape Varietal: 100% Moscato

Country of Origin: South Africa: Wellington-Boland Winelands region

Technical data:

  • Type of bottle: 750 ml

  • Type of closure: Zork closure The advantages of the Zork-closure are: It’s a re-usable sparkling cork that you can put back in the bottle. If you drink one or two glasses you can put the cork back in and it will keep the wine sparkling for 4-5 days.

  • UPC: 6009801318882

Analytical data:

  • Alcohol content: 6.5 %

  • Residual sugar: 45g/l

Tasting Notes: This tongue-tingling treat is seductively sweet with BIG aromas of peaches, pears, and apricots. The light effervescence wakes up your taste buds and leads to a crisp, flavorful finish. An easy-drinking white wine with a touch of sparkle and a hint of exotic. Now with the new ZORK closure – to keep product even fresher.

Food suggestions: It is a perfect match to start or end any meal or enjoy it on its own.

King Shaka Zulu Chenin Blanc


Mundus Vini International 2015 - Gold

Background: The salute “Bayede!” was shouted by King Shaka Zulu to unite the nations, and is still today used to greet His Majesty King Goodwill Zwelithini Kabhekuzulu. The Shaka Zulu brand was developed to unite the nations in an effort to create sustainable jobs. The beadwork around the neck of the bottle is made by women in rural areas. The Royal Zulu household is the beneficial endorser of this wine that represents the richness and variety in a Simple yet Elegant Style. Shaka Zulu is not just a wine, it is a reflection of 200 years of tradition and excellence.

Grape Varietal: Unwooded Chenin Blanc

Country of Origin: South Africa: Wellington-Boland Winelands region

Technical data:

  • Type of bottle: 750 ml

  • Type of closure: Stelvin closure

  • UPC: 600980138905

Analytical data:

  • Alcohol content: 14 %

  • Residual sugar: 6.90g/l

Tasting Notes: A wine fit for a King. Fresh, fruity, and soft-drinking wine with a tropical bouquet and golden delicious apple whiffs. A zesty wine with a refreshingly crisp finish. Floral aromas with apple and pear-like flavors and assertive acidity.

Food suggestions: Because of the wine’s awesome acidity and inherently sweet flavor, you’ll find it pairs well with foods that have a sweet and sour element. Ideal with Asian cuisine or pork chops with apples. Try with your next Thanksgiving Turkey dinner.

King Shaka Zulu Pinotage


Mundus Vini International 2014 - Silver

Background: The salute “Bayede!” was shouted by King Shaka Zulu to unite the nations, and is still today used to greet His Majesty King Goodwill Zwelithini Kabhekuzulu. The Shaka Zulu brand was developed to unite the nations in an effort to create sustainable jobs. The beadwork around the neck of the bottle is made by women in rural areas. The Royal Zulu household is the beneficial endorser of this wine that represents the richness and variety in a Simple yet Elegant Style. Shaka Zulu is not just a wine, it is a reflection of 200 years of tradition and excellence.

Grape Varietal: Pinotage. The Pinotage grape was developed in 1925 by a South African viticulturist who crossed Pinot Noir and Cinsault (Hemitage). Pinotage has now become the signature South Africa grape.

Country of Origin: South Africa: Wellington-Boland Winelands region

Technical data:

  • Type of bottle: 750 ml

  • Type of closure: Stelvin closure

  • UPC: 6009801318912

Analytical data:

  • Alcohol content: 14 %

  • Residual sugar: 2.90g/l

Tasting Notes: A wine fit for a King. An elegant, deep red wine with plum and mulberry tones. This well-balanced wine encompasses red berry aromas with ripe banana combined with hints of delicious spicy vanilla, leading to a most pleasant finish.

Food suggestions: Enjoy with venison, spare ribs with a BBQ sauce, or osso buco. Try with pork risotto or chocolate truffle cake. But sometimes the best match is just you and a glass of Pinotage.