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Coenie Snyman Cape Winemakers Guild CWG Auction Estate Cabernet Sauvignon Blend 2013

Greg Ballington
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@Delectable Wine this is the 2013 Silverthorn Wines Cape Winemakers Guild Big Dog IV Méthode Cap Classique.

Our first time every at the Cape Winemakers Guild Auction and we will make sure to come back! (Tasting was on 9/28/18).

Second wine at the Friday Auction Tasting for the Cape Winemakers Guild and last sparkling wine. This is a sparkling wine (Methode Cap Classique) made by John Loubser from the Western Cape. Made up of 60% Pinot Noir and 40% Chardonnay as well as aged on the lees for 51 months before 9 more months in bottle and prior to disgorgement. Only 73 cases produced and only 42 being auctioned in 2018.

Light greenish yellow in appearance with tiny bubbles. Mute on the nose with a bit of lemon, light sweet spices, kiwi and limestone. Moderate acidity (7/10) and rich palate. Creamy mouthfeel with layers of spices, green apples, citrus fruits, white flowers and mouth watering minerality. Long and lingering finish.

$$ - Tasted at the Cape Winemakers Auction. Average bid at auction was R4,410.00 ($51.94 a bottle) a case. Highest bid was R6,200.00 ($73.02 a bottle) and lowest bid was R3,000.00 ($35.33 a bottle).

#silverthornwines #mcc #methodecapclassique #southafrica #cwgauction #sparkling
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@Greg Ballington Greg It looks like you are having a great time and experience, Good for you Cheers 🍷
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@Phil A it was an absolute blast stay tune for the rest of the wines (47 just at the auction)

Cape Winemakers Guild

Graham Beck Cuvée 105 ‘MGA’ Zero Dosage Pinot Noir Chardonnay Cap Classique 2009

Greg Ballington
8.8

@Delectable Wine this is the 2009 Graham Beck Cape Winemakers Guild Cuvée 105 ‘MGA’ Zero Dosage Pinot Noir Chardonnay Cap Classique. Yup that’s a mouthful.

Our first time every at the Cape Winemakers Guild Auction and we will make sure to come back! (Tasting was on 9/28/18).

First wine at the Friday Auction Tasting for the Cape Winemakers Guild. This is a sparkling wine (Methode Cap Classique) made by Pieter Ferreira from the Western Cape. Made up of 51% Pinot Noir and 49% Chardonnay as well as aged on the lees for 105 months prior to disgorgement. Only 45 cases produced with 30 being auctioned in 2018.

Medium yellow in appearance with moderate liveliness. A bit stinky in the nose with some animal nuances, baked yeast, dirty cellar and a bit of minerality. Moderate acidity (6/10) with a light plus to medium body. A little tart on the palate with some Granny Smith apples and white gravel. Long finish. Drink till 2023.

$$ - Tasted at the Cape Winemakers Auction. Average bid at auction was R4,253.00 ($50.09 a bottle) a case. Highest bid was R5,200.00 ($61.24 a bottle) and lowest bid was R3,600.00 ($42.40 a bottle).

#grahambeck #mcc #methodecapclassique #southafrica #cwgauction
— 2 years ago

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