91 points

Delheim 2001 Grand Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon (Simonsberg-Stellenbosch)

A Cabernet-dominated (98%) wine, which boasts a dense, concentrated tannic structure. Flavors of cassis underly this, while the wood spices contribute their ribbon of flavor. This is an impressive wine, the flagship red from this estate founded by Spatz Sperling over 30 years ago.

 — R.V.   Published 12/22/2011
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90 points

Delheim 2007 Rosé Pinotage (Simonsberg-Stellenbosch)

Fresh aromas of strawberry and lemon are followed in flavor on the palate of this poised and balanced rosé. A touch of oak adds spice and dimension. Overall, it’s delicate and delicious with good acidity. A very pretty wine at a good price.

 — S.K.   Published 3/1/2008
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88 points

Delheim 2003 Cabernet Sauvignon Simonsberg (Stellenbosch)

The initial fresh fruit is only part of the story of this complex wine. It has herbal, mint flavors, some herbaceous Cabernet flavors, along with dry, firm tannins and cassis acidity. It's not powerful, but all the elements are there, well in balance.

 — R.V.   Published 12/22/2011
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86 points

Delheim 2006 Sauvignon Blanc (Simonsberg-Stellenbosch)

The pretty, tropical fruit nose is subtle but enticing, and on the palate the wine offers a zippy, flinty sparkle that recommends it to spicy seafood dishes. Good overall balance and fruit character and a lovely finish.

 — S.K.   Published 3/1/2008