Category Archives: Tasting Notes

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 →

Tasting Notes: Almenkerk 5 Feb 2014

Wine & Vintage Tasting Notes Extra notes Almenkerk – Natalie Opstaele Two ranges, out of necessity – premium range for those barrels that stand out – Almenkerk Flagship, second range Lace, third tier goes to specific restaurants, fourth tier to bulk producer. Prices are special offer, but exclude transport of[…] Read More →

Tasting notes: Wildekrans 14 Mar 2013

Notes on Wildekrans tasting, 14 March 2013: # Wine & Vintage Tasting Notes More Info 1 Chenin Blanc 2011 Low: 14 High: 16Ave: 15 Medium straw colour with very slight touch of green. Citrus, granadilla, mineral, melon, apples, nectarine, floral, guava, citrus peel. Peachy nose, peachiness with extra nectarine acidity.[…] Read More →

Tasting Notes: Iona 7 Mar 2013

# Wine & Vintage Tasting Notes More Info 1 Sauvignon Blanc 2011 Ave: 16.5 Pale straw, green tinge. Nose a little closed, mineral, grassy, greengage. Dry, racy acidity, flavours follow through from nose, medium body, long finish, excellent palate weight. Contains a splash of Semillon. 2 Chardonnay 2009 Ave: 16.5+[…] Read More →