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De Trafford Straw Wine 2003 vs. Lammershoek Straw Wine 2009

Last night an interesting contrast in styles when De Trafford Straw Wine 2003 was put up against Lammershoek Straw Wine 2009, the former being...

Kanonkop Cabernet Sauvignon 2003

Last night a meeting of our social tasting group, the theme of the evening Cabernet Sauvignon. Two flights, the first featuring wines from 2001...

Steenberg Magna Carta 2009

Last night the launch of Magna Carta 2009, the flagship offering from Constantia winery Steenberg, this being the second ever release after the 2007...

Glen Carlou Tortoise Hill White 2009

Looking for some uncomplicated quaffing the other day, I opted for Tortoise Hill White 2009 from Paarl winery Glen Carlou. This wine is a...

Louis Roederer Cristal 2004

55% Pinot Noir, 45% Chardonnay. Five years on the lees, 8 months bottle maturation prior to release. Fine but ultra-energetic mousse. Citrus and hint...

Eagles’ Nest Shiraz 2008 vs. Domaine Clape Cornas 2007 vs. Groot...

At dinner last night as part of the second annual Constantia Fresh weekend organised by Jörg Pfützner of Fine Wine Events, another chance to...

Altydgedacht Tintoretto 2009

Last night Altydgedacht Tintoretto 2009 at swish inner-city hotel 15 on Orange. This becomes the Durbanville property’s flagship red and is another in the...

Billecart-Salmon Cuvée Elisabeth Salmon Brut Rosé 2000

Yesterday started with brunch at Waterfront hotel The Cape Grace to celebrate a decade of Ken Forrester Wines importing Champagne Billecart-Salmon into South Africa....