With Jo and Claudia of Wines of South Africa ,we tasted 28 wines, with a three course dinner( main course of 28 day matured sirloin ) and drinks reception (Jordans Riesling) on the terrace , at the fabulous High Timber Restaurant on the banks of the River Thames.It’s founders are Gary and Kathy Jordan of Jordans Wine Estate , South Africa.Neleen Strauss co-owner treated us royally, the food and service at High Timber excellent.
Wines included the following ;
Whites – Howard Booysen Riesling,Boer and Brit Sauvignon Blanc,Steenberg sauvignon,SAAM middleburg Chenin Blanc,Radford Dale Chenin,Delaire chardonnay,Journeys End chardonnay,Beau Constanta Viognier,Steenberg Magna Carta, FMC Ken Forrester Chenin Blanc
Red– Radford Dale Pinot Noir , Crystallum Pinot, Crystallum Hemel en Aarde Valley pinot noir,Journeys End Merlot and Cape Doctor,Kaapzicht Steytler Pinotage,Keermont Syrah,Radford Dale Syrah,Anthonij Rupert 2007,Kaapzicht steyler vision 2008,Holden Manz big G.
We were really lucky to be able to try such a huge selection of great wines
which showed the great variety and quality of South African wine.Full write up and tasting notes