Exclusive to Cape Wine & Food - total production 5960 bottles.
Pastel fruit dominance on the entry, exploding into an array of red berry fruit aromas, combining plum, raspberry, strawberry and blueberry flavours. Layered with a spectrum of rooibos, pomegranate and polished leather to complete this delightful maritime origin Syrah.
Impressive density of fruit flavours on the palate, mouth-filling plum and spice, full and textured with fine, lingering, polished tannins. Focused tension and poise on the finish.
21 months in 300 litre Burgundian French Oak barrels, which include 33% new oak but mainly second fill barrels to emphasize the fruit attribution from these delicate and elegant Syrah sites. Only complimentary oak spice and mouthfeel, no oak dominance.
One can imagine the brief given to Abraham Izak Perold who perfected the crossing of Pinot Noir and Cinsault in 1924: ‘Professor, we want you to create a uniquely South African grape variety that has all the nobility of Pinot Noir but the high-yielding potential of Cinsault’. Pinotage is what...
This hand crafted boutique wine has been matured for more than 18 months in French oak barrels and bottle matured. Intense Ruby Garnet in colour. Plums, dry prunes, damsons and cherries with hints of dry mint, cinnamon and violets and notes of spices and herbs. Full and rich, juicy and appealing....
A spicy full bodied red wine, with white pepper undertones. Slight French oak gives this wine a soft tannin structure with smooth mouth feel. Combining dark berry fruit with spicy richness makes this wine a drinking pleasure. Able to age for five years.
This lower alcohol unwooded blend of 86% Pinotage and 14% Cinsault is made from grapes sourced from old vineyards in the Swartland appellation, for open generosity of palate in the year of production. The richness and depth of the Pinotage is freshened by the lightness and brightness of the Cinsault....