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19 South African Standouts

New reviews of a diverse collection of Cape wines, from high-end Cabernet- and Syrah-based blends to five wines priced at $11 or less
James Molesworth
Posted: October 1, 2010


There’s something for everyone these days from South Africa. The Cape’s wines continue to improve, at both the top end and with its values. Diversity is on the upswing too, as grapes such as Cabernet Franc along with Rhône and Mediterranean varieties are being used by increasing numbers of the Cape’s winemakers. Here’s a selection of newly released wines that displays this top-to-bottom strength.

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