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87 • Saxenburg 2008 Private Collection, Chardonnay, Stellenbosch $19.99.
Creamy aromas of pineapple custard, butter sautéed apples, and vanilla buttercream follow through on a soft entry to a dryish light-to-medium body with tangy citrus peel notes and a crisp, drying, mineral and hay accented finish. (tasted on Apr-15-2010)
86 • Saxenburg 2007 Guinea Fowl Red, Stellenbosch $14.99. Best Buy.
Aromas of sour cherries and citrus, vanilla, herbs, cabbage, and pickles follow through on a round, satiny entry to a dryish medium-to-full body with very good intensity, tanginess, and smoothness. Finishes with pencil shaving, cocoa, and chalky, pithy tannins. (tasted on Apr-15-2010)
84 • Saxenburg 2009 Guinea Fowl White, Stellenbosch $14.99.|Find-a-Wine|
Pale golden color. Aromas of grilled sweet and hot peppers, lemon and tar dust follow through on a round entry to a dryish medium body with tart citrus and peach pit notes. Finishes with a fuel-like mineral accent. Different, pair with smoked birds and fish. (tasted on Apr-15-2010)