Category Archives: Tasting Notes

Tasting Notes: Scali 4 June 2014

Wine & Vintage Tasting Notes Extra notes Scali Wines Tania & Willie de Waal Family farm in Paarl, Swartland – Southern Paardeberg region. Started 1999 with wine making again after 50 years. Vineyards were supplying to co-ops. 2004 left co-ops, starting in garagist style. Now producing about 15 000 bottles[…] Read More →

Tasting Notes: Vinicurious 28 May 2014

Wine & Vintage Tasting Notes Extra notes Argentinian & Chilean wines from Vinicurious Brett Crystal Vina Falernia Pedro Ximinez 2012 Elqui Valley, Chile R105 Low: 15 High: 16 Ave: 15.5 Pale yellow, very clear. Fruity nose, some floral with minerally background. Clean dry wine with good acidity. Easy drinking wine,[…] Read More →

Tasting Notes: Cabernet Sauvignon 23 April 2014

Wine & Vintage Tasting Notes Extra notes South African Cabernets Christopher Cosgrove Random selection of SA cabernets, looking for region and vintage differences in Cabernet Sauvignon Dalla Cia Classico 2011 R99 Cool area and youthful. Constantia 2011/2012 Low: 14 High: 17 Ave: 15.5 Ruby, almost purple. Blackcurrant and some khakibos,[…] Read More →

Tasting Notes: Ayama 14 Mar 2014

Wine & Vintage Tasting Notes Extra notes Ayama Terry Odgers as Michela Sfiligoli from the farm damaged her ankle and could not travel to JHB. Ordering – direct from far. Special offer >6 bottles, free delivery in JHB, >12 bottles on olive oil & waiters friend. Slent Farm on the[…] Read More →

Tasting notes: Adoro Wines 26 Feb 2014

Wine & Vintage Tasting Notes Extra notes Adoro wines, Ian Naude Wine purchased directly, with R 30 delivery charge. Philosophy – about being proudly South African and representing the diversity in South African wine, based on the terroir and the variety. All wines are blends (different terriors) All food driven[…] Read More →