Oct 08 2011
Tag Archive 'Arco Laarman'
Mar 03 2011
I wanted wines from the World Cup vintage, not fleeting virginal un-wooded Sauvignon Blancs or Chenins, but something that had been given the full monty. Autolysis and batonage and wood, and time.
Fortunately in the release-them-quick environs of the South African wine industry, this is not hard to find. Actually, it is immensely easy. All you have to do is look like a writer, hack, blogger kind-of-thing, walk into a winery where you happen to know the owner-manager-PR-poppie, and BobΓò¼├┤Γö£├ºΓö£├╗s your AuntieΓò¼├┤Γö£├ºΓö¼┬¼..an unlabelled bottle of 2010-whatever is yours, on the house.