In a short period of time, the Anysbos Disdit has become ‘a model of excellence for the Cape White Blend category’, says Christian Eedes. This was evident at a recent vertical tasting…

In a short period of time, the Anysbos Disdit has become ‘a model of excellence for the Cape White Blend category’, says Christian Eedes. This was evident at a recent vertical tasting of the Disdit – from the maiden 2017 vintage to the current 2021 release. The line-up showed a clear and well-defined expression of terroir that is simply extraordinary considering how young this property is!

The latest 2020 release of Anysbos Tesame was also tasted alongside previous versions of their single bottling of Grenache, as well as last year’s Platters’ 5-star debutant, the Tesame 2019. The 2020 is a step up in every way, proving that this blend will in time join the Disdit as a market leader.

Anysbos is an exciting project that showcases the potential of the marginal Bot River appellation, and these small-batch, limited wines are worth seeking out.

The beguiling Anysbos Disdit 2021 is a blend of 57% Chenin Blanc, 15% Grenache Blanc, 15% Marsanne, and 13% Roussanne. It entices with ‘top notes of jasmine and fynbos before pear, peach, apple, guava and spice,’ writes Christian.

The Anysbos Tesame 2020 is a unique and characterful red wine that balances freshness and subtle tannin structure. A blend of 59% Grenache, 26% Shiraz and 15% Cinsault, it offers spice, fynbos, and crushed rose and is pleasantly dry with great energy and mineral complexity.

Anysbos belongs to Johan and Sue Heyns and is jockeyed by Marelise Niemann – one of our most talented Young Gun winemakers. These are among South Africa’s most authentic and elegant wines.

Tasting Notes

Anysbos Disdit White 2021

‘Enticing aromatics with top notes of jasmine and fynbos before pear, peach, apple, guava and spice. The palate is light-bodied and tense, a particular sense of energy about it, the finish long and pithy. Extremely primary at this stage but sure to fill out over the next two to three years (the 2019 is currently drinking spectacularly well). In a very short space of time, this has become a model of excellence for the Cape White Blend category.’ – Christian Eedes, 96/100

Anysbos Tesame 2020

‘The nose is fragrant with notes of musk, rose, fynbos and red cherry while the palate is delicate and understated with fresh acidity and subtle tannins. Being Grenache driven, there’s a sense that future vintages will only grow in gravitas as the vines attain some age.’ – Christian Eedes, 91/100

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