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Fryer’s Cove Sauvignon Blanc 2011 vs. 2012

Good with crayfish.

Fryer’s Cove Sauvignon Blanc, from grapes grown at Bamboes Bay up the West Coast, burst on to the scene when the 2005 vintage rated 5 Stars in the now defunct Wine magazine. Viticulturist Jan Ponk van Zyl is also a Vredendal grape grower and … [Read more...]

Fryer’s Cove Pinot Noir 2011

Shrinking violet.

The Fryer’s Cove vineyards are situated at Bamboes Bay on the West Coast 300km from Cape Town. The Sauvignon Blanc under this label is well known but there’s also a Pinot Noir. The 2011spent 11 months in a combination of new, second- and third-fill … [Read more...]