- Winner - Best of Class Gold Medal: 94 points at the Los Angeles International Wine Competition 2013
- Commended at International Wine Challenge 2012
- Best Value Award 2012
- Robert Parker 2012 - 90pts
Made from grown grapes in the Stellenbosch, Paarl and Elgin regions, this wine is created to show the fresh, fruity and spice driven flavours of these Rhône varietals. The colour is youthful and purple/red. The nose is one of crushed black pepper, dark mulberry and mixed berry coulis.
51% Syrah, 24% Mourvèdre, 12% Cinsaut, 8% Grenache, 4% Tannat, 1% Viognier
Pure, clean dark red berry flavours flow onto a smooth palate with sufficient structure to warrant enjoyment with food such as Gourmet Pizza with Carpaccio and rocket salad.
In The Vineyard
Origin: Stellenbosch, Paarl and Elgin regions
Soil type: Malmesbury Shale on deep red clay
About The Harvest
All grapes were hand picked between February - March 2011.
In The Cellar
All grapes were hand picked and fermented in stainless steel tanks. Soft pressed to allow fruit dominant characteristics.
2nd and 3nd Fill French and American oak barrels for 10 months as well as 6500 litre vats.