South African excitement – reds


Today we publish my reviews  of 182 Cape red wines. Most of them were tasted while I was in South Africa recently, but they are supplemented by some notes made at the generic Beautiful South tasting in London last September. Tomorrow we will be publishing even more tasting notes on all the other Cape wines – whites, pinks and fizzes – enjoyed recently. Yesterday we published notes from a collection of wines made in the area colloquially known as Skurfberg (see South Africa's wild north west).

I provide below for those who would like a shortcut, names of the...