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Alvi’s Drift Merlot 2016

South African Merlots spend far too much time in their bedrooms listening to goth bands and writing poetry, while their more macho viticultural brethren wrestle, shoot small animals and perform various D.I.Y. tasks. Fortunately this one is just as likely to compose a haiku as wrestle a bear. Decent price too. 

Alvi’s Drift Viognier 2014

This is a personal favourite at the moment. Typical floral, perfume aromas (so much so that I’m trying to encourage my wife to start dabbing some behind her ears), and soft, perfectly balanced mouth feel. It’s so sophisticated it’s made me use words like floral and mouth feel. It’s a Michel Angelo double gold winner […]