Spioenkop, Riesling 750ml 2017South Africa, Elgin
He produces one of the finest Rieslings in South Africa. The high altitude and cool climate of the Spioenkop terrior in Elgin has proven to be ideal for this slate and minerally styled wine. John Platter selected the 2013 as one of his 7 wines to present at the 2015 Swartland Revolution, saying that it was the finest South African Riesling that he has ever tasted.
'Consistently the best Riesling in South Africa, this incredible, dry Alsace-style white is mineral, leesy and bright, with stone-sucking acidity, lots of extract and concentration and lime-like freshness. 2019-27.' – Tim Atkin MW, SA Special Report 2018, 95/100
'Thrilling peach complexity on 2017, with an early aromatic note of kerosene. Bone-dry, with good balance & texture, the fresh acidity integrated with concentrated fruit to lively, moreish effect. Should develop a good few years. Natural ferment.' – Platter's SA Wine Guide 2019, 91/100
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