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Coming To America / Organic Wines From South Africa!

Updated: Oct 28, 2019

3 South African Organic wineries ready to take on the American wine scene!

On approaching Elgin Ridge, Waverley Hills & Joostenberg Wines & offering them an opportunity to get reviewed & tasted by some influential Vivino Users they were more than happy to send me some samples of their organic wines.

Here are the wines they are sending me.

Elgin Ridge is 282 meters above sea level, so the wines are named after the altitude of the vines planted.

Wines we will be sampling:

Elgin Ridge 282 Pinot Noir 3.6 Stars Vivino

Elgin Ridge 282 Sauvignon Blanc '16 & '17 3.6 Stars Vivino

Elgin Ridge 282 Chardonnay 3.8 Stars Vivino

Elgin Ridge Chaos White Blend 4.0 Stars Vivino

Waverley Hills is best known for producing organic wines with a unique style, extremely smooth with soft ripe tannins and robust fynbos (garrigue) characteristic.

Wines we will be sampling:

Waverley Hills Chardonnay 3.8 Stars Vivino

Waverley Hills Cabernet Sauvignon / Shiraz 3.6 Stars Vivino

Waverley Hills Sauvignon Blanc / Semillon 3.6 Stars Vivino

The Waverley Hills SMV 2013 ( Shiraz Mouvedre Viognier ) won " best organic wine in the world " at the International Wine & Spirits Competition.

Joostenberg is a 5th generation family business situated in the Muldersvlei district of Stellenbosch. We have always practiced traditional mixed farming but have expanded over the years.

Wines we will be sampling:

Joostenberg Klippe Kou Syrah 3.8 Stars Vivino

Joostenberg Fairhead Roussanne, Chenin Blanc & Viognier 3.6 Stars Vivino

Joostenberg Die Agteros Old Vine Chenin Blanc 3.6 Stars Vivino

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