I’m still convinced that Aus makes more still red Meunier than anyone else in the world… …I’ve since learned that Germany has roughly 200 hectares of Meunier plantings that they… Read More
Tag: red blends
Vuurberg Reserve 2016
I’ve pulled out this bottle, mulled over whether it’s the right time, and returned it to the shelf…a few times. Until one dark and stormy evening when popping this cork… Read More
Magna Carta Imvelo x Idlozi The GOAT
I’ve been following the adventures of Mphumi at Magna Carta Wines for a long time. I’d beg my friends to come with me to one of their Sunday afternoon urban… Read More
BlankBottle Sin A Bhfuil 2016
Tempranillo, Carignan and Nebbiolo! Say what now? But that’s the experimental awesomeness of BlankBottle and his 30-ish different wines that he produces each year.
Rupert & Rothschild Classique 2016
My impatience struck again, as this was still a bit young.
La Bri Affinity 2015
This is one of the reasons that I decided to celebrate female winemakers this month. I’d always seen these beautiful labels featuring Cape flowers and herbs, but never tried them.… Read More
Strydom Retro 2016
I’m rather fond of the quarterly favourites at one of my favourite wine haunts. So when I walked in I was rather pleased to see this Strydom wine right there… Read More
Kleine Zalze Vineyard Selection SMV 2017
Another classical wine farm with a long history, dating back to 1695, that got decimated by the wine squad on a stormy Saturday evening. It served the purpose of it’s… Read More