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Thelema Cabernet Sauvignon 1991

Gyles Webb, founder of Thelema, gave me this bottle after a visit to his vineyard in the Simonsberg Mountain, Stellenbosch, South Africa, more than 20 years ago. Webb was an accountant when one day – in the 1970s – he popped into a local wine shop on his way home …

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Longridge Brut Rose

Longridge in Stellenbosch, South Africa, has produced a very good sparkling indeed. Comprised of 75% chardonnay and 25% pinot noir, their Brut Rose is also referred to as Cap Classique which is another way of saying that the winemaking is identical to that of Champagne where the secondary fermentation takes …

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