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Tim Atkin MW rates Spioenkop Sauvignon Blanc


Tim Atkin MW scores Spioenkop Sauvignon Blanc 92 points

Tim Atkin MW rates Spioenkop Sauvignon Blanc 2011 second best in Elgin Valley

Tim Atkin MW forthcoming publication of his 2013 South African report, based on two visits to the Cape In April and last December. The report will be launched at the London Wine Fair on May 22nd to coincide with a tasting of ten of his favourite Cape wines.

Spioenkop Sauvignon Blanc has scored second highest in the Elgin region with 92 points.

Only wines that scored 90 points or higher are eligible to use Tim Atkin stickers.

As a young "crazy" Belgian winemaker, I am proud to be one of them...

Koen Roose



Over 100 years ago, on the evening of Tuesday 23 January 1900, 1 700 British troops deployed to South Africa prepared to attack their enemies on a hill in Natal known as Spionkop – the name ‘Spioenkop’, meaning ‘Spy Hill’ or 'Lookout Hill', was coined by the Dutch settlers for the commanding views it afforded of the slopes and valley below. During the days that followed, a bloody battle ensued... Read more

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