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Môreson FYM Chardonnay 2012

Super-deluxe Chardonnay. It’s a trend. There’s Clos du Ciel 2013 from Longridge at R530 a bottle and the Jackson Family – Graham Beck joint venture Capensis, the maiden vintage 2013 launched at R935 a bottle an now FYM (Fox.Yankee. Mike) from Franschhoek property Môreson, the current release 2012 selling for R750 a bottle. FYM is […]

March 17, 2016
by Christian
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Môreson Knoputibak 2012

Is Franschhoek Semillon some kind of magic ingredient that automatically lifts your white blend from good to great? Chris Alheit’s Cartology has a dash of it as John Seccombe’s Thorne & Daughters Rocking Horse. Clayton Reabow of Franschhoek cellar Môreson has come up with a wine called Knoputibak (“no-putty-back” – get it?) which sees Chardonnay […]

October 30, 2014
by Christian Eedes
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Steenberg HMS Rattlesnake Sauvignon Blanc 2011

Last night, dinner at Grande Provence for the announcement of the Top 6 Méthode Cap Classique as well as the Top 6 Sauvignon Blanc as featured in the December/January issue of Classic Wine, the magazine published by Gauteng music station Classic FM. I was commissioned to write an article on Klein Constantia so hence my […]

December 6, 2012
by Christian
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Môreson Pinotage 2008

A concession that had to be made last night in order to keep the peace with darling meant I had to forego the Proteas vs. New Zealand in the World Twenty20 to watch e.tv chick flick Elisabethtown starring Orlando Bloom and Kirsten Dunst (verdict: excruciating). We were having spicy Moroccan beef and chickpea soup so […]

May 7, 2010
by Christian
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