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MAN obtains Parker points

90 points MAN Chenin Blanc 2014 89 points MAN Merlot 2013 Neil Martin, October 2014, USA

90 points for MAN Shiraz from Tim Atkin

89 points Cabernet Sauvignon 2014 88 points Methode Cap Classique NV 88 points Chenin Blanc 2014 Tim Atkin, South Africa 2015 Special Report, UK

MAN #42 Wine Enthusiast best buy.

“Hints of lanolin, waxy green-apple skin and lime peel adds depth to the pear, melon rind and honeycomb core of this delicious white wine. It’s light, refreshing and balanced, with zingy lime-juice acidity adding verve to the palate while accents … Continue reading

MAN scores with Parker

91 points MAN Methode Cap Classique NV 91 points MAN Chenin Blanc 2015 90 points MAN Sauvignon Blanc 2015 90 points Merlot 2014 Neil Martin, November 2015, USA

MAN mentioned in Wine Spectator article as value producer

“South Africa is an excellent source of value. Producers such as MAN Vintners also make very good wines that retail for $15 or less.” – James Molesworth, Wine Spectator July 31, p49, USA, 2013

MAN’s Tormentoso Mourvèdre 2010 in Wine Spectator Top Values list

Tormentoso Mourvèdre 2010: “Top Values: 88 points” “Flavours of current and cherry preserves are inlaid with vanilla and tea” – James Molesworth’s Recommended Wines from South Africa, Wine Spectator July 31, p50, USA, 2013

“MAN Vintners produced excellent value-priced Chenins”

From the “Hidden Gems Tasting Report” on South African wines by James Molesworth, Wine Spectator (May 31, 2012) “Among dry versions of Chenin, … For a more modestly priced version, […]. MAN Vintners, Raats Family, Simonsig and Six Hats all … Continue reading

Adventures in the Agter-Paarl: MAN Vintners

“Another early morning jog on the trails above Coetzenberg which provide great views of the town of Stellenbosch and the Simonsberg which stands guard above wineries like Kanonkop and Thelema. Way off in the distance Table Mountain was visible. Next … Continue reading

Chenin Blanc’s a charming chameleon

“In South Africa, nice examples come from MAN Vintners” “Certain wines confuse people just by nature of their multiplicity. It’s easier when a wine has an overarching flavor to define it—like grapefruit in Sauvignon Blanc or black pepper in Syrah … Continue reading

Platter’s Guide 2012 listing introduction

“Sweeping into this Stellenbosch/Paarl-based wine partnership’s good-value portfolio is a reserve range, taking its name from the Portuguese explorers who spoke of Cabo Tormentoso (Cape of Storms) when rounding the southern tip of Africa. Over the years the partners noticed … Continue reading

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