Category Archives: Tasting Notes

Tasting Notes: Pinot Noir 30 July 2014

Wine & Vintage Tasting Notes Extra notes Pinot Noir Christopher Cosgrove Wines from four countries tasted blind in random order Burgundy = home of pinot noir, but is widely grown in Italy, US, Australia. Looking for translucent cherry, raspberry, forest floor, minerals Jaffelin Givry Premier Cru 2011Low: 14 High: 16[…] Read More →

Tasting Notes: Solms Delta 16 July 2014

Wine & Vintage Tasting Notes Extra notes Solms Delta Rodney Hill Prices include VAT & delivery Franschhoek, owned by Mark Solms. Part of the farm given to the farm workers. Farm sales directly benefit the farm community. Workers on the farm are personally involved in the wine making. History of[…] Read More →

Tasting Notes: Lourensford 14 July 2014

Wine & Vintage Tasting Notes Extra notes Lourensford Hannes Nel – Cellar master Special discount price given for orders on the night (listed here) Retail/cellar door price is between 10 – 30% higher. Owned by Christo Wiese in Somerset West. 5 – 8 degrees cooler than Stellenbosch. 130 hectares of[…] Read More →

Tasting Notes: Lemburg 8 July 2014

Wine & Vintage Tasting Notes Extra notes Lemberg Lucy Tulbach wines. Wines established in 1978, with one of the first women wine makers. Make two ranges of wines. White label – estate wine. Yellow label slightly more up market. Started with sauvignon blanc and Herslevelu. Current owners bought in 2001[…] Read More →

Tasting Notes: Zandvliet 2nd July 2014

Wine & Vintage Tasting Notes Extra notes Zandvliet Junel Vermeulen Breede River region, Robertson district. Wine farm and very successful horse racing farm. Owned by Paul & Dan de Wet. Paul is wine maker, Dan is viticulturist. Farm originally specialised in sweet, fortified Shiraz. Limestone banks are found on the[…] Read More →