What I Drank Last Night
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Desiderius Pongrácz 2008

Drink from 2014 onwards.

Desiderius is the “prestige cuvee” in the Pongrácz bubbly range from producer-wholesaler Distell and the 2008 (R255 a bottle) is the first vintage of this since the 2003. 70% Chardonnay and 30% Pinot Noir, it spent 48 months on the lees. A slight … [Read more...]

Zonnebloem Lauréat 2010

Spot the difference.

                  Distell are often pretty shameless when it comes to packaging. The Pongrácz bottle, for instance, closely resembles that of iconic Champagne Krug and the … [Read more...]