Zonnebloem Stellenbosch Sauvignon Blanc 2017

This is a very sound sauvignon blanc from Stellenbosch in South Africa. It is less clarion like than a Marlborough wine, but distinctively sauvignon blanc with its aroma of grass and green capsicum. The palate is full bodied, the acidity high and razor like and there is no oak. Ready to drink now. Rating: Good.Continue reading “Zonnebloem Stellenbosch Sauvignon Blanc 2017”

Kanonkop Estate Wine Pinotage 2014

Pinotage is a South African speciality, and this wine’s a serious version of it from Simonsberg within Stellenbosch.  A deep intensity purple in colour, the 2014 pinotage opens to aromatics of tobacco, earth, redcurrant, sweet cherries and cedar.  The palate has light tannins, a full body and very good length on the finish. Overall, thisContinue reading “Kanonkop Estate Wine Pinotage 2014”