Malu Lambert: Interview with Duncan Savage of Savage Wines

“Forklifts can come right to the door,” says Duncan Savage with a wide smile showing me around his urban cellar in Salt River. He’s as excited by this as if he’s just told me he’s off on a surf trip to Bali for the next six months. It’s understandable. Trusting your entire winemaking operation to […]

November 13, 2017
by Malu Lambert
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Savage White 2013

New releases of Duncan Savage’s own label wines just out. Tasting notes and scores as follows: Savage White 2013 Price: R180 A blend of Sauvignon Blanc and Semillon, the latter up to 44% from 30% in the case of the 2012. Winemaker Savage is concerned that it is still very tight but I think it’s […]

June 18, 2014
by Christian
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Savage Red 2011

Cape Point Vineyards winemaker Duncan Savage has launched his own label, to be known simply as Savage Wines. “Savage by name but not savage by nature,” he says. My tasting notes and scores as follows: Savage White 2012 Price: R180 70% Sauvignon Blanc, 30% Semillon. Fermented and matured in 100% French oak (500-litre and 600-litre […]

April 18, 2013
by Christian
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