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BlankBottle Pseudonym 2019
BlankBottle Pseudonym 2019

Aka “Die konfytkoker van die Strand” which translates to ‘The jam maker from the Strand”. I can’t find my notes...again. In my defence, when you've written as any BlankBottle tasting notes as I have, it's hard to keep track when...

BlankBottle Saint Rand 2020
BlankBottle Saint Rand 2020

I was vaguely amused to find a listing for Pinotage in Nick Jackson MW’s book Beyond Flavour. I’m not sure why. Acknowledgement of the grape? Curiosity about how it would be described? So page 77 got both a nod and...

Il Geco Pinot Gris 2022
Il Geco Pinot Gris 2022

I’m hesitant to say this......but...I do believe that this is the best non extended skin contact Pinot Gris that I’ve tasted. Last year was an adventure for both Clarise, the winemaker, and I. We traversed the globe, covering examples of...

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A South African wine blog where you'll find reviews on my favourite South African wines, with a few international wines sprinkled in for good measure. From dry to sweet, still to the occasional sparkling, this is what I've been drinking, thinking and learning.


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