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A Standout Wine from South Africa

Wine Review: 2011 Glen Carlou Grand Classique, Paarl,  South Africa This wine is quite possibly the best value on the planet for a Bordeaux-style Cabernet Sauvignon based wine. With a blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Malbec and Petit Verdot, the title Grand Classique is more than appropriate.  (more…)

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2004 Fairview (Charles Back) Goats Do Roam

Great flavors from this sensible and quality committed producer located in South Africa. This offering is the economy model–they offer a Villages and a Rotie designation at reasonable prices. South African wines have a definition of fruit uniqueness and no other continent produces these flavors. Big flavors carry the 14% octane, and culinary wise, this […]

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2007 Juno Cape Maidens Shiraz

This wine turned out to be a very solid effort even though I was prone not to purchase it from the label art. A bad habit because I know good wine actually does come from bottles with nice art on the front every now and then. I have since found out the label was produced […]

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