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Fryer’s Cove Bamboes Bay Sauvingon Blanc 2014

Spring Day might be celebrated on 1 September but it’s only recently that the weather has been sufficiently warm to make reviewing new-release Sauvignon Blanc not completely daunting. Fryer’s Cove Winery is situated in Doringbaai, which lies some 350km north of Cape Town on the West Coast. The premium Bamboes Bay Sauvignon Blanc has always […]

October 12, 2015
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Fryer’s Cove Sauvignon Blanc 2011 vs. 2012

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 winemaker is Wynand Hamman, formerly of Lanzerac and they’ve done it […]

December 9, 2012
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Fryer’s Cove Pinot Noir 2011

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 barrels and has a retail price of approximately R160 a bottle. […]

December 4, 2012
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