Pittsburgh-based Certified Sommelier & Dean of Drinking at Palate Partners spreadin' the good news of South African wine. Hockey player, polyglot, and world tra...
This is a pretty, restrained Chardonnay that I can dig. Lemon curd, tart stone fruit, and a subtle and integrated spice and nuttiness announce themselves on the nose. Much of the same is there on the palate with a touch more tart pineapple and stoniness. Get into it. — a day ago
Plump and juicy l’il Grüner. — 8 days ago
And this is why we like Riesling, kids. Bracing acidity with notes of lime, coriander, and a teensy bit of petrol starting to show. — 16 days ago
South African Nebbiolo that would make some Italians blush. — a month ago
Quite floral with fruit the sits firmly in the stone-to-tropical range with peach, apricot, and melon. Nice acidity, finishes dry, and has me pleasantly surprised. — 9 days ago
Still plenty of life left in this bad boy. Dried sour cherry, velvety tannins, and still plenty of acidity to keep going. — 16 days ago