How much? R50;
Where? Bergwater Vineyards, Prince Albert, Great Karoo 27 (0)23 541 1703;
Why? The Afrikaans nickname for the Karoo of Groot Dorsland (Great Thirstland) is now redundant with the arrival of this impressive blend of Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon and Shiraz. Opinions are divided on its composition: the website lists it as Cab:Merlot:Shiraz in proportions 45:40:15 while the wholesale pricelist paints a different picture of Merlot:Cabernet:Shiraz in the ratios 58:31:11. Two other sources differ on the alcohol content: 14% on the web and 15% on the bottle.

Bergwater at the Troyeville Hotel

Bergwater at the Troyeville Hotel

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Wine of the Day #43: Bergwater Royal Reserve 2005

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