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Mount Abora Saffraan Cinsaut 2015

Saffraan Cinsaut under the Mount Abora label always sits high up on the deliciousness index, the 2015 particularly so (Wine Cellar price: R110 a...

Mount Abora Koggelbos Chenin Blanc 2014

The Koggelbos 2014 from Mount Abora, an oxidatively made Swartland Chenin, is pretty out there. Deep yellow in colour, the nose shows dried stone...

Coup d’Etat Sauvignon Blanc 2014

Winemaker Pieter de Waal of Hermit on the Hill and Mount Abora wears the fact that Coup d’Etat 2014 was rejected by the Wine...

Tim James: Do consumers inevitably trade up?

It would probably be read as a confession if I say that, as a wine critic, I am neither a nationalist nor a patriot....

Mount Abora Koggelbos Chenin Blanc 2012

The Mount Abora Chenin Blanc 2011 was among my “Top 12 Wines of the Year” in 2012 – idiosyncratic but wonderfully so. This Swartland...

CE’s top 12 wines of 2012

Below are my dozen most memorable wines of 2012. Beaumont Hope Marguerite Chenin Blanc 2011 Price: R150 This is a label which has been around for a...

Mount Abora Koggelbos Chenin Blanc 2011

Dual literary references when it comes to Koggelbos Chenin Blanc 2011 under the Mount Abora label out of the Meerhof cellar in the Swartland,...

Antebellum Chenin Blanc 2012

Right, pay attention now. The Meerhof cellar just outside Riebeek-Kasteel   is where Meerhof, Mount Abora and Mount wines get made. Meerhof is owned by...