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Raats Cabernet Franc 2012

Bruwer Raats has been making his single-variety Cabernet Franc since 2001, working with the same two Stellenbosch blocks from 2005 and the wines keep...

Circumstance Cabernet Franc 2012 vs Oldenburg Cabernet Franc 2011

If you take Raats Cabernet Franc and historically the Cab-Franc led Cordoba Crescendo as reference points, then clearly the variety is capable of greatness...

Raats Cabernet Franc 2011

True elegance is rare when it comes to South African reds but the Cabernet Franc 2011 from Raats Family Wines (R350 a bottle) pulls...

Buitenverwachting Cabernet Franc 2009

What’s more weird? That 11 out 12 examples of Cabernet Sauvignon nominated for 5 Stars in Platter’s 2013 didn’t make it or that three...

Warwick Trilogy 2009

Warwick in Stellenbosch has released its Cabernet Franc as well as its Bordeaux-style red blend Trilogy from the acclaimed 2009 vintage. Scores and tasting...

Raats Cabernet Franc 2009

Last night a vertical of Raats Family Wines Cabernet Franc from the maiden 2001 through to the not yet released 2010. “You need 10...

Cordoba Crescendo 1997

The Bordeaux-style red blend that was Crescendo from Helderberg property Cordoba and made by Chris Keet acquired instant cult status when the maiden 1995...