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Charles Fox Cipher Brut 2011

Another prestige cuvée Méthode Cap Classique, this time from Elgin producer Charles Fox. Called Cipher, it’s a blend of 50% Chardonnay and 50% Pinot Noir, it spent 42 months on the lees and costs R450 a bottle. It’s a somewhat peculiar offering with a pronounced apple character – both yellow and red – plus a [...]

March 11, 2015
by Christian Eedes
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Charles Fox Brut 2010

Predictably it’s Moët being drunk at Mangaung (see here) but there’s some smart new Cap Classique around for those of us less well connected. Charles Fox Brut 2010: 16.5/20 Approximate retail price: R215 40% Chardonnay, 40% Pinot Noir, 20% Pinot Meunier. 24 months on the lees. From a new Elgin producer, this shows citrus and [...]

December 18, 2012
by Christian
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