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Meerlust Rubicon 2015

What more to say about Rubicon 2015 from Stellenbosch property Meerlust subsequent to its 97+ rating from Greg Sherwood MW and wine buyer at...

Meerlust Cabernet Sauvignon 2014

If the Cabernet Sauvignon from Stellenbosch property Meerlust has tended to be rather too thin and green in recent times, the 2014 vintage is...

Boekenhoutskloof Franschhoek Cabernet Sauvignon 2015

While recent vintages of Franschhoek Cabernet Sauvignon from Boekenhoutskloof seemed made in a fashion rather too eager to please, which is to say with...

Longridge Misterie 2015

“Is this the best that Longridge can do?” was the question put to winemaker Jasper Raats at the launch of Misterie 2015, a blend...

Simonsig Steen 2017

The first wines under a Simonsig label appeared in 1968 and as part of this year’s 50th anniversary celebrations, the Stellenbosch property has released...

Lanzerac Pionier Pinotage 2015

The former Stellenbosch Farmers’ Winery purchased the Lanzerac trademark in 1958, taking over the management of Lanzerac's vineyards the same year. The company would...

Blackwater Piquet Chenin Blanc 2017

Francois Haasbroek has always made wines of particular character and originality under his Blackwater label but he’s now released probably his finest wine to...

Opstal Cabernet Sauvignon Cinsault 2017

Opstal in Breedekloof has two new wines offering great quality relative to price (for which read: utterly smashable and under R100). Tasting notes and...