Experience 4.5 Stellenbosch Wine 4.5

God Bless Slaley and All who Drink with Her

SLALEY Friday 19 July 2019 https://www.slaley.co.za/ Dr Peter Rating – Experience: 4.5/5 Dr Peter Rating – Wines: 4.5/5 I have been before. I have been to Slaley before. Not to the wine estate though but to the village in Northumberland,...
Experience 3.5 Stellenbosch Wine 3.5

Laibach Shows its Spots

LAIBACH ORGANIC WINES Friday 19 July 2019 https://www.laibachwines.com/ Dr Peter Rating – Experience: 3.5/5 Dr Peter Rating – Wines: 3.5/5 I knew of Laibach from tasting some of their wines during my Cape Wine Academy study tastings for my Diploma...
Experience 4.0 Stellenbosch Wine 4.5

Quoin Rock Gently Roars at Knorhoek

QUOIN ROCK WINES Friday 19 July 2019 https://quoinrock.co.za/ http://www.knorhoek.co.za/ Dr Peter Rating – Experience: 4/5 Dr Peter Rating – Wines: 4.5/5 I have long wanted to visit Quoin Rock, off the R44 due North of Stellenbosch, ever since tasting at...
Experience 3.5 Stellenbosch Wine 4.0

Morgenhof in the Morning

MORGENHOF WINE ESTATE Friday 19 July 2019 http://www.morgenhof.com/ Dr Peter Rating – Experience: 3.5/5 Dr Peter Rating – Wines: 4/5 It was fitting that Morgenhof – translated from Afrikaans as the ‘morning yard’ or ‘morning garden’ – was my first...
Experience 3.5 Stellenbosch Wine 3.5

Sylvan Vale Wines Good for a Meeting or an Eating

SYLVAN VALE VINEYARDS Thursday 18 July 2019 http://www.sylvanvale.com/ Dr Peter Rating – Experience: 3.5/5 Dr Peter Rating – Wines: 3.5/5 My fiancée was attending a lunch time networking session at the Devon Valley Hotel, North West Stellenbosch, and so I...
Experience 3.0 Stellenbosch Wine 3.5

Only One JC Le Roux Wine Sparkled and Scintilla-ted

THE HOUSE OF JC LE ROUX Thursday 18 July 2019 https://jcleroux.co.za/ Dr Peter Rating – Experience: 3/5 Dr Peter Rating – Wines: 3.5/5 JC Le Roux, or rather more pretentiously ‘The House of JC Le Roux’, looked drab from the...
Constantia Valley Experience 4.5 Wine 4.5

Ruddy Red and Blanc Sauvignons

ROUSSEAU WINES Wednesday 17 July 2019 andre@rousseauwines.co.za Dr Peter Rating – Experience: 4.5/5 Dr Peter Rating – Wines: 4.5/5 The name Rousseau comes from the French ‘rous’ meaning ‘red’ and typically was a name given to a person with a...
Durbanville Experience 3.5 Wine 3.5

Sublime Sauvignon Blanc Makes up for Variable Bloemendal

BLOEMENDAL WINE ESTATE Monday 15 July 2019 http://www.bloemendalwines.co.za Dr Peter Rating – Experience: 3.5/5 Dr Peter Rating – Wines: 3.5/5 Bloemendal did not entirely make my arrival easy. The slide across sign at the entrance gate indicated that both the...
Durbanville Experience 4.0 Wine 4.0

No Blues at Hillcrest

HILLCREST ESTATE Monday 15 July 2019 https://www.hillcrestfarm.co.za/ Dr Peter Rating – Experience: 4/5 Dr Peter Rating – Wines: 4/5 Set on the curve in the bend of the Tygerberg Valley Road midway between Table View and Durbanville, Hillcrest is easily...