Favourites

Just a reminder to myself for next time when I am shopping or buying a birthday gift or taking a bottle to a dinner party.  With all the notes I have made I tend to forget which wines we preferred and sometimes get swayed by very good marketing tactics!

And so a list of some of the favourites we have tasted at the farms:

ROSÉ
Guardian Pink 2012
Domaine Grier French Rose 2013
FRM Pinot Ros
é 2012
Dornier Cocoa Hill Ros
é 2013

CHARDONNAY
Creation Wines
Jordan Nine Yards
Glen Carlou
La Motte

CHENIN BLANC
Beyerskloof Chenin Pinotage
Windmeul Chenin Blanc 2013
Leopard’s Leap Classic Chenin Blanc

SAUVIGNON BLANC
Grande Provence Sauvignon Blanc
Windmeul Sauvignon Blanc 2013
Sumaridge Sauvignon Blanc
Guardian Peak 2012
Steenberg Reserve
Springfield Special Cuvee Sauvignon Blanc

WHITE WINE BLENDS
Haute Cabriere Chardonnay Pinot Noir
Louisvale Chardonnay Pinot Noir

CABERNET SAUVIGNON
Dieu Donné Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 2007
Glen Carlou Gravel Quarry Cabernet Sauvignon 2008
La Motte 2010 Cabernet Sauvignon

MERLOT
Mont Rochelle Merlot 2006
Doolhof Merlot

PINOTAGE
Diemersfontein
Beyerskloof

PINOT NOIR
Bourchard Finlayson
Creation Wines
Newton Johnson
Haute Cabriere

SYRAH
Spice Route

SHIRAZ
Solms Delta Afrikana
La Motte Pierneef Shiraz Grenache
Leopard’s Leap 2010 Culinaria Shiraz Grenache

SMV (Shiraz, Mouvedre, Viognier)
The Mistress (Old School Wines, Alkmaar Estate)

CAPE BLENDS
Windmeul Cape Blend 2012
Welbedacht Hatrick 2010

RED BLENDS
Cobblers Hill (Jordan Wine Estate)
Kloovenburg Eight Feet
Boet Erasmus (Vrede & Lust Wine Estate)
The Chocolate Block (Boekenhoutskloof)
The Minotaur (Doolhof Wine Estate)
2008 Grand Classique (Glen Carlou)
Frontier 2011 (Guardian Peak – great value)
SMG 2011 (Guardian Peak – Syrah, Mouvedre, Grenache)

MCC
Morena Brut Rose 2010
Simonsig Cuvee Royale
Simonsig Kaapse Vonkel Brut
Villiera Tradition Brut NV
Domaine des Dieux – Claudia MCC
Steenberg 1682 Chardonnay MCC
Laborie Brut Rose
Christina Van Loveren MCC
Boschendal Grand Cuvee Brut

DESSERT WINES
Leopard’s Leap 2013 Culinaria Muscat de Frontignan

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