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  • Iona Sauvignon in Decanter

    Posted on June 11, 2009 by Enotriaadmin

    Andrew Gunn's Iona Sauvignon Blanc 2008 gets a rave review in the latest edition of Decanter, focusing on the cool climate region of Elgin in the Cape. No less an authority than John Platter, founder of the eponymous wine guide, awards Iona 4 stars, describing it as
    "Forward, racy with flinty aromas and steely minerality ...


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  • Antu Ninquen 90+ in Wine Advocate

    Posted on June 3, 2009 by Enotriaadmin

    Jay Miller, writing in one of the wine world's most respected journals, The Wine Advocate, was extremely impressed by the Antu Ninquen Cabernet Carmenere 2007. Dr Miller said:
    "The 2007 Ninquen Antu Cabernet Sauvignon-Carmenere has a classy perfume of cigar box, Asian spices, violets, blackcurrant, and blueberry. On the palate it shows off ripe tannin ...


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  • Planeta Cometa

    Posted on February 3, 2009 by enotria

    cometacometa"...grab this gorgeous, scented Italian white. At 14.5 per cent alcohol, this is no shrinking violet and delivers a tremendous thwack of concentrated grapefruit and apricot-layered fruit. Just the ticket with a game terrine or meaty pâté."
    Jane MacQuitty, The Times Top 100 Winter Wines


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  • Chakalaka 5 star Decanter Award

    Posted on February 3, 2009 by enotria

    Huge news! Chakalaka from Spice Route, a Shiraz Grenache Mourvedre blended by our very own Owen Bird, has scored top marks in the latest Decanter magazine tasting. A Decanter Award is not handed out lightly, so for a sub-£10 wine to pick one up is truly remarkable.
    The panel said:
    “elegant, bright, balanced, dark autumn fruits. Ripe ...


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  • Thelema Sutherland Chardonnay in Restaurant Magazine

    Posted on February 3, 2009 by enotria

    Peter McCombie chooses a dozen South African wines to recommend in this month's Restaurant magazine. Amazingly, four of these are from Enotria. First up is Thelema's Sutherland Unoaked Chardonnay from Elgin, on the coast. McCombie says:
    "Fresh, with remarkable varietal expression - (subtle minerals, apples and melon), unburdened by oak. Crisp, clean, lively palate with ...


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  • Riscal Rueda in the Sunday Telegraph

    Posted on February 2, 2009 by Enotriaadmin

    Susy Atkins had a very warm feeling last Christmas about Marques de Riscal's magnificent Rueda 2007.
    "This year Spain is a chic source of new-wave white, so try (this) elegant, lime-laced blend of grapes from its exciting Rueda region."


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