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Bargain Wine SA: good reviews and under R100 pb – Jan to July 2017

SA CHARDONNAY UNDER R100 Douglas Green Chardonnay 2016 – gold medal at Chardonnay du Monde, approx retail price of R55 pb KWV Cathedral Cellar Chardonnay 2016 – high silver at Decanter Awards and silver at International Wine Challenge, R90 pb ex-cellar in Paarl Simonsig Chardonnay 2015 – silver medal at Chardonnay du Monde and among Top 100 at National Wine Challenge, R90 pb

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Finding good SA Cabernet under R100 a bottle is a big ask, and yet…

IT’S VERY DIFFICULT to find a classified Cabernet Sauvignon in South Africa at under R100 a bottle these days – a wine of the quality that’s recognised with good reviews for several vintages over the past 10 years, let alone year after year. What you will find is a bunch of wines with interest value and some more than others –

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BEST VALUE: highly rated South African wines at under R50 a bottle – July 2015

AN EARLIER POST listed South African wines that were (a) below R100 a bottle, (b) highly rated during the 18 months to July 2015, and (c) likely to still be available for purchase. The response was a call to cut to the chase, to come up with the most easily affordable recommendations suitable for a very casual lunch or supper: what’s out

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