A good vintage for Syrah. Prominent clove and pepper spices together with rose petal perfume and plummy fruit. The palate is juicy, but tight, with a dry, lively finish. Savoury and leathery notes will develop with age.
Grapes for this wine originate from different vineyards in different areas of the Cape Wine lands Walker Bay (41%), Paarl (36%) and Franschhoek (23%).Wines are full-bodied, with good intensity and high natural acids. John Platter 4 1/2 stars, Mundus Vini – Gold SA Wine Index – Grand Gold SA Women’s Wine Awards – Gold
Personal Food pairing:
The full-bodied character of this wine harmonises perfectly with rich, flavourful dishes, grilled foods (including grilled vegetables), game dishes (particularly those incorporating stewed fruit and sweet aromatic spice components), peppercorn-crusted steaks and barbecued meat in a sticky, sweet sauce. The wine’s abundant fruit also latches onto the sweetness in jellies, chutneys or berry sauces , also pairs well with beef, lamb and poultry.