June 14 2013
South Africa's burgeoning wine industry is famous for its Chenin Blanc and Cabernet Sauvignon varietals, but there are also less well known grapes which are starting to be produced in smaller quantities in the Cape region. While many of them can't be found on supermarket shelves, or even from specialist wine suppliers, a visit or perhaps even a luxury tour of South Africa
will offer up plenty of opportunity for seeing and tasting the wines almost straight from the vines.
Chenin Blanc blends
are becoming increasingly popular and Semillon seems to be the secondary grape of choice at the moment. Alheit Vineyards Cartology 2011 and 2012 ...