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The High Road Director’s Reserve 2011

The High Road, the négociant operation with winemaking facilities in the Bosman’s Crossing mixed-use development in Stellenbosch has just released its 2011 vintages. As with previous vintages these are likeable if not super-complex. The High Road Classique 2011 Price: R115 58% Cabernet Sauvignon, 33% Merlot and 9% Cabernet Franc. 12 months in second-fill French oak. [...]

September 8, 2014
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The High Road Classique 2010

Do different wine competitions apply different aesthetics when it comes to deciding which wines get rewarded? You bet they do. The flagship Director’s Reserve 2010 from Stellenbosch négociant label The High Road won double gold at Veritas last year while the second-label Classique 2010 featured at the French-judged TAJ Classic Wine Trophy Awards earlier this [...]

April 9, 2014
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Tokara Director’s Reserve White 2012

Last night, a tasting of the new releases from Tokara. The Bordeaux-style white Director’s Reserve White was the stand-out wine (surely establishing itself as one of our very best whites) while the reds were surprisingly unconvincing for this usually top-notch cellar. Reserve Collection Elgin Sauvignon Blanc 2013 Price: R90 Very herbaceous. Guava and lime upfront [...]

September 20, 2013
by Christian
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