So what do South African old-vine wines taste like?

Old Vine Pruning Course

Inspired by WWC21 winner Chris Howard’s eloquent description of South Africa’s Old Vine Project yesterday, Jancis shares her notes from a special tasting. See this guide to our extensive coverage of old vines.

I offer my notes from a tasting of 13 wines from Old Vine Project Certified Heritage Vineyards that I was treated to at the end of my first day judging the Trophy Wine Show last May. With me in a private room at Ken Forrester’s 96 Winery Road restaurant were OVP instigator Rosa Kruger and administrator André Morgenthal, who could give me the background to the...