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Running Duck Chenin Blanc S. Africa 2014

Stellar Organics, Running Duck, Chenin Blanc, W.O. Western Cape, South Africa, 2014 This wine: Organic, named after the Indian runner ducks that pest control the vineyards, varietal chenin blanc, 13% abv, Out of This World Organic Supermarket, £9.60 (2015) Consumer … Continue reading

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Graham Beck MCC Brut NV

Graham Beck, Chardonnay and Pinot Noir, Methode Cap Classique, Brut, WO Western Cape, South Africa, disgorged March 2015, NV This wine: a blend of chardonnay and pinot noir, bottle fermented, lees ageing over 15-18 months, mushroom cork closure, 12% abv, … Continue reading

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Stumble Vineyards White Pinotage 2013

Stumble Vineyards, White Pinotage, W.O. Western Cape, South Africa, 2013 Natural cork closure, 12.5% abv, widely available, about £10 Pump the air out and put in the fridge overnight, the both nose and palate become dominated by pineapple, albeit unripe pineapple. … Continue reading

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Pongracz Brut MCC

Pongracz Methode Cap Classique, Brut Pinot noir/Chardonnay, WO Western Cape, South Africa A blend of 60% pinot noir and 40% chardonnay. Hand harvested, cold 1st fermentation in stainless steel tanks, 2nd fermentation in bottle, with 2 years or more lees … Continue reading

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