Category: South Africa

  • Day 125 – Norbury Moor

    Day 125 – Norbury Moor

    Vergelegen Cabernet Sauvignon-Merlot 2018

    Vergelegen sounds to me like the noises you would hear as a drowning man goes down for the last time.

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  • Day 73 – St Abbs Head

    Day 73 – St Abbs Head

    Bellingham Bernard Series Roussanne 2020

    Not one of the more ubiquitous single varietals, and apparently sometimes confused with Viognier – on at least one occasion controversially so.

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  • Day 37 – Dalrulzian

    Day 37 – Dalrulzian

    Porcupine Ridge Syrah 2020. I spotted this in Waitrose, reduced from £8.50 to £6. Having been so impressed with the Boekenhoutskloof (only one spelling error this time) Syrah a few miles back I thought I’d try their bargain basement offering.

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  • Day 32 – Auchtavan

    Day 32 – Auchtavan

    Boekenhoutskloof Syrah 2017. I went for this in a big way, despite having to correct two spelling mistakes while trying to type the name without looking at the bottle.

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