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Joostenberg Small Batch Collection Spaanse Spek 2011

Tyrell Myburgh of Joostenberg in Paarl has an on-going programme of research and development, the resulting wines bottled under the Small Batch Collection label and Spaanse Spek 2011 is another thought-provoking iteration. The idea was to see what effect extended barrel maturation would have on his regular white blend known as Fairhead. The wine which […]

December 4, 2015
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Joostenberg Small Batch Collection Touriga Nacional 2014

Joostenberg winemaker Tyrell Myburgh is making some fascinating stuff under the Small Batch Collection label, developed so as to allow the winemaking team to “explore various techniques, grape varieties and vineyards”. This is the second release of Touriga Nacional, grapes coming from a very small dryland vineyard (600 vines) planted in 2000. Spontanteously fermented in […]

December 3, 2015
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Joostenberg Family Blend White 2012

Joostenberg in Paarl has been in the Myburgh family since 1876, today managed by fifth generation Tyrell and his wife Anette. On Saturday, the launch of The Family Blend White 2012, the first bottling from Joostenberg to be officially certified as being made from organically grown grapes. A blend of 51% Chenin Blanc, 39% Viognier […]

November 19, 2012
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