South Africa scrutinised – whites


Richard presents well over 100 tasting notes of some of South Africa's best current white wines. See also this overview article and this report on almost 170 top reds

Inevitably, Chenin Blanc represents a large proportion of this collection of 112 tasting notes on white wines from South Africa. What was once the workhorse of the country has fully come of age, and there is nowhere else outside France's Loire Valley that is creating such compelling and authentic representations of the variety. However, there are equally convincing examples of France's other calling-card whites, Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc, and...