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Vergelegen Reserve Merlot 2013

Is the general punter set to see a Vergelegen red in its first flush of youth ever again? The Reserve Merlot 2013 generally available...

Vergelegen Reserve Sauvignon Blanc 2017

Given that the Sauvignon Blanc-Semillon blend that is GVB White from Vergelegen in Somerset West is rightfully much celebrated, I was intrigued to revisit...

Vergelegen Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 2013

There was a period not so long ago when the red wines of Vergelegen presented as exceptionally green (the bad old leaf-roll virus days?)...

SA Wine History: Fighting for Vergelegen, then and now

As the editor wrote last week, Vergelegen seems set for great things again, now that virus-free vines are reaching full maturity following an extensive...

Ever wondered what happened to Vergelegen?

10 years ago, Vergelegen in Somerset West would’ve been considered among South Africa’s top five wine properties by most commentators while currently, few would...

Tim James: Semillon stars amongst some older Cape whites

As an older white myself, I know that the ageing process is not easy or gracious in all respects. It’s not always an entirely...

Vergelegen V 2006

Vergelegen in Somerset West should arguably be South Africa’s most revered property or at least running Kanonkop close. However, while wine quality remains high,...

Tim James: The Buzz of Vergelegen V 2004

Believe me, a profound satisfaction in my growing old (older, oldish – fairly soon I turn 64) is the realisation that I am not...