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Maanschijn Easy, Tiger Grenache Gris 2016

Maanschijn is the label belonging to youngsters Paul Hoogwerf and Doug Mylrea who make wine out a barn between Stanford and Hermanus (see Tim...

Bosman Family Vineyards Fides 2015

Fides from Wellington producer Bosman Family Vineyards is by no means your standard “dry white” - from Grenache Blanc, it’s what gets dubbed “orange...

Beaumont Hope Marguerite Chenin Blanc 2016

Exquisite. Just exquisite. Grapes from the two oldest vineyards on this Bot River property owned by the Beaumont family, one planted in 1974 and...

Waterkloof Circumstance Syrah 2015

The Circumstance Syrah from Waterkloof in Somerset West goes largely unsung but I think it’s establishing itself as one of the best renditions in...

Waterkloof Sauvignon Blanc 2016

The Sauvignon Blanc 2016 is probably the best vintage yet from Somerset West property Waterkloof. Grapes from two 19-year-old vineyards farmed according to biodynamic...

Plaisir de Merle Charles Marais 2013

Distell might be undergoing a process of rationalisation (Le Bonheur sold last year and apparently Stellenzicht and Uitkyk also on the market) but the...

Saxenburg Shiraz Select 2009

Stellenbosch property Saxenburg, acquired by Swiss businessman Adrian Bührer in 1989, enjoyed a golden period during the 1990s and early 2000s but it’s fair...

Mullineux Old Vines White 2015

Dry and early was 2015 as a vintage in the Swartland and in the case of the White Mullineux 2015, this appears to have...
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