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Nederburg Ingenuity new releases

As the name might suggest, the Ingenuity tier of wines from Nederburg has always been less about terroir and more a vehicle for the winemaking team to display both their technical nous and creative flair and a so-called Spanish Blend now joins the established White and Italian Blend. Tasting notes and scores for new vintages [...]

June 8, 2015
by Christian
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Winemaking changes at Distell

After a 15 vintages at Nederburg, cellarmaster Razvan Macici has been appointed Distell’s head winemaker, a newly-created role overseeing style and quality across the company’s entire wine portfolio and also involving being a roving wine ambassador. Macici’s move, effective from July 1, will result in other changes, Andrea Freeborough will succeed Macici. She returns to [...]

June 5, 2015
by Christian
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The Old Vine Series Skerpioen 2013 vs Nederburg Heritage Heroes The Anchorman 2012

Oh, but it’s not a competition the effete contend. All of life is, I would counter. Eben Sadie of Sadie Family Wines has now achieved global recognition as a winemaker while Razan Macici of Nederburg, while not exactly unknown, is hardly a wine-geek hero. Revolution from without or within is what’s at stake here. Do [...]

January 30, 2015
by Christian Eedes
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Veritas Awards 2014 results

The results of the 24th annual Veritas Awards were announced lasting night, KWV the most successful producer for the fourth consecutive year winning  7 double gold and 10 gold medals, Spier coming second with 7 double gold and 6 gold medals followed by Nederburg with 6 double gold and 10 gold medals. KWV also reigned [...]

October 5, 2014
by Christian Eedes
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Nederburg The Winemaster’s Reserve Grenache 2013

Want further proof that Grenache is shaping is the next big thing when it comes to reds? Consider that The Winemaster’s Reserve Grenache made by Nederburg for Woolworths has gone from R59 a bottle for the 2010 vintage to R74.95 for the currently available 2013. That’s an increase of 27%, somewhat ahead of the 6.6% [...]

June 23, 2014
by Christian
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Oremus Tokaji Aszu 5 Puttonyos 2005

The South African Sommelier Association, formed in 2010 “to help uplift and promote the service of wine in South Africa”, holds regular benchmark tastings for its members. Yesterday, sweet wines of the world, 14 wines roughly divided by production technique into four flights, tasted blind. Could those assembled identify grape variety and place of origin [...]

February 25, 2014
by Christian
with 3 Comments

Woolworths Nederburg The Winemaster’s Reserve Grenache 2012

The Internet works in mysterious ways. An old post on this blog about drinking Lustau Pedro Ximénez 30 Years Old VORS sherry with chef Pete Goffe-Wood and a subsequent self-inflicted head injury (see here) is currently attracting a bit of traffic. With Goffe-Wood appearing as a judge in the second series of MasterChef South Africa, [...]

August 13, 2013
by Christian
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Nederburg Ingenuity Red 2010

You get what you pay for and though the Ingenuity Red 2010 from Nederburg is not cheap at R245 a bottle, it’s smart. A blend of 50% Sangiovese sourced from 15-year-old vineyards on Papkuilsfontein in Darling, 45% Barbera from 40-year-old vineyards on Altydgedacht in Durbanville and 5% Nebbiolo from 20-year-old-vineyards on Plaisir de Merle in [...]

July 22, 2013
by Christian
with 0 Comments
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