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Amistad Syrah 2012


From Black Elephant Vintners in Franschhoek, the Amistad Syrah (R165 a bottle) is the best wine in the portfolio. Jacques Wentzel adopts a light touch and it shows in the end-result.  Grapes are from four different sites in Franschhoek, each … [Read more...]

Amistad Sauvignon Blanc 2012

Buddy system at work.

Multiple cultural references to the name Amistad. On one level, the Spanish for “friendship” and The Amistad Wine Company was begun by winemakers Ossie Sauermann (previously of La Vigne) and Jacques Wentzel  (ex Welbedacht). It’s also the name of a … [Read more...]