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Graham Beck Pheasants’ Run Sauvignon Blanc 2008

“I want Pheasants’ Run to be the ultimate expression of cool-climate Sauvignon Blanc,” says Erika Obermeyer, Graham Beck winemaker before presenting a vertical tasting of the 2006 to 2012 vintages. The name of the wine is a translation of Fisantekraal in Durbanville, the source of at least some of the grapes every year up until [...]

April 18, 2013
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Graham Beck Pheasants’ Run Sauvignon Blanc 2012

Is there a more decorated Sauvignon Blanc in the country? The 2010, 2011 and 2012 vintages have all rated 5 Stars in Platter’s while 2007 through 2010 placed among the winners of the Sauvignon Blanc Top 10 competition, 2008 and 2009 both doing this twice. So how is the 2012 (R170 a bottle) looking? From [...]

April 3, 2013
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Topical pic: the remarkable Graham Beck Pheasants’ Run Sauvignon Blanc

Both the 2009 and 2010 vintages of Graham Beck Pheasants’ Run were among the 2010 Wine magazine Sauvingon Blanc Top 10. This continues the remarkable run of success that this wine has enjoyed in this competition since it was started four years ago its record to date as follows: 2007: 2007 in the Top 10, [...]

October 21, 2010
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2010 Wine magazine Sauvignon Blanc Top 10 results

Results of the fourth annual Wine magazine Sauvignon Blanc Top 10 were announced today. These were as follows (performance at Veritas in brackets for interest’s sake): FIVE STARS Anura Unfiltered Reserve 2010 (Double Gold, Veritas 2010) FOUR AND A HALF STARS Cederberg 2010 (Silver, Veritas 2010) De Grendel Koetshuis 2010 (Double Gold, Veritas 2010) First [...]

October 20, 2010
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Graham Beck Pheasants’ Run Sauvignon Blanc 2008

The Graham Beck Pheasants’ Run Sauvignon Blanc 2008 was among the winners of the 2008 Sauvignon Blanc Top 10 as convened by WINE magazine rating 4 Stars, and then remarkably was the only example of its vintage among the 2009 winners with a rating of 4½ Stars, the rest all being from 2009 itself Clearly, [...]

August 12, 2010
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