Nederburg

Nederburg

Foundation Pinotage 2022

Gosto, leve, mas com sabor marcante — a month ago

Nederburg

Paarl Cabernet Sauvignon 1995

Served going to a bunch of experienced palates. Was getting quite a few old Napa Cab guesses, some that were thinking it could have been either Australian Shirazzie or Washington Syrah. Shay mentioned it was likely a warmer climate, so he got that. I completely understand pretty much all of those guesses is this one seemed to have a little bit of a roasted black fruit, clove, barbecue kind of character to it. With salted kettle chips it definitely brought the barbecue and grilled character out. This wine still had plenty of depth and a lot of character displaying a surprising amount of pepper on the finish. In their youth, these have an insane amount of tannin despite being rather on the medium-bodied side, and I really was not experiencing that here. Much improved, smoother, tannins have fully integrated. Optimal time to consume this was probably three or four years ago but in my opinion it was doing quite well today. — 4 years ago

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Perhaps, the best region In Stellenbosch.
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Playing the blind wine game with Mark is always dangerous...with one of the most eclectic cellars, you never know what will be opened! Definitely agree with the roasted black fruits notes, as well as old fig and herbs de Provence as the main profile of this wine. The barbecue notes really came through with food. The fruit seemed to be from a warm climate with the slightly stewed notes as well as the staining of the tears on the glass. I felt fairly comfortable calling this a mid-‘80s Napa cab blend...very intriguing bottle, and while not a stunner, it showed better than I would have thought!
9.0

Nederburg

The Winemasters Shiraz 2013

In my experience it has never been a bad bottle of wine. — 3 years ago

Thelema Mountain Vineyards

Stellenbosch Cabernet Sauvignon 2014

David T
9.2

We had this with Oxtail dinner at Rattray’s in Mala Mala last night.

Not my usual detailed notes. This is ripe & lush like the Nederburg but with more complexity.

The palate showed ripe and slightly candied fruits of; dark currants, blackberries, black raspberries, dark cherries and a hint of blue fruits. Nice softly layered baking spices, dark chocolate, mocha, rich, dark soils, some dry top, well done granitic minerals and fresh red and dark florals. The acidity round & beautiful. The finish, ripe, lush, well balanced & polished. Good QPR here.

Photos of, today’s Mala Mala sunrise, baby calf elephant along with the nearly 40 in the herd and a total of over 100 Elephants seen today, playful male dominance of the Giraffe’s intertwining and smacking necks/mid section and the grand prize, male spotted Leopard. An amazing finish to our last day.
— 5 years ago

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Nederburg

Edelrood Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot 1991

Greg Ballington
8.9

Since @India Okoh was slaying it in Constantia visiting Klein Constantia, Groot Constantia and Eagle’s Nest Wines, I decided to find some aged South African wine to drown my sorrows.

Bought this on a whim. How often do you get a chance to 27 year old South African Bordeaux blend? Unless you know somebody probably almost never. We got lucky and found this in a liquor store in Johannesburg for R170.00 it around $11.00.

No seepage and capsule intact. The cork was a little depressed and no ullage issues. Upon opening the cork completely fell apart with a light brown edge and medium garnet core. Woody nose with a touch of black cherries, mulberries, cedar and damp spices. Solid acidity making your mouth pucker with a light plus to medium bodied. Aged palate with leather, dried cherries, cedar, damp forest floor and a tad tart in the medium finish. Very impressive for a 27 year old. Drink now.
— 6 years ago

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Nederburg

Manor House Sauvignon Blanc 2015

Tropical fruits pineapple, passion. Not acidic. Slighty flowery. Rose. — 4 years ago

Nederburg

The Winemasters Pinotage 2014

Dawn P
9.0

Dark berry and tannic. Smokey and spicy — 5 years ago

Nederburg

1791 Shiraz 2017

Fine. We know it, buy it again. — 5 years ago

Nederburg

The Motorcycle Marvel Grenache Blend 2011

Good fruit flavors medium body. — 5 years ago