Jamie Goode's Elgin Punch Down

Jamie Goode, British journalist and popular blogger (www.wineanorak.com) joined wine cellars in the Elgin valley to get hands-on experience in this Southern Hemisphere harvest. Jamie joined Iona, Paul Cluver, Almenkerk and Elgin Ridge for four days spending time in the vineyards and cellars as grapes were picked, crushed and processed.

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Iona Sauvignon Blanc 2016

by Christian Eedes     16 JANUARY 2017

#WinemagRating: 90/100

Including 4% Semillon, this wine from Elgin producer Iona is extraordinarily expressive right now with notes of granadilla and pineapple to the fore on the nose but also lime and a little jasmine. The palate is fairly bursting with fruit offset by racy acidity, the finish long and dry. Just about critic proof.

Wine Cellar price: R145 a bottle.

Source: http://winemag.co.za/iona-sauvignon-blanc-...

Iona and Cloudy Bay push out the boat

On the 31st May at Portland restaurant in London we held a tasting of wines that inspired our winemaker Werner Muller in his journey in this wonderful world of wine. The event was attended by Jancis Robinson MW and her report on the tasting follows.

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