Cape of Good Hope

Riebeeksrivier Syrah Special Case

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R 715

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2015


Cultivar:

Shiraz 85% Durif 6% Grenache 5% Carignan 4%

Country:

South Africa

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Specifications:

14% alc vol
Type: Red Wine, Red Blend Cellaring Potential: 10+ years
Origin: Swartland Appellation: Riebeeksrivier

Tasting Notes:

Aromatics of Fynbos with herbaceous whiffs, extending to plum and dark fruit characteristics on the nose. Hints of lavender presents interesting floral notes. This wine is a bold, structured and powerful wine yet simultaneously refined. Supple oak tannin provides a frame for the plum fruit flavour and complements the light, peppery spice lift. The palate is savoury and appealing with a velvety texture from the well-judged seamless oak integration. It is layered and complex with a long defined finish.

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Blackberries

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Plum

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Spices

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Tobacco

A special offer of Cape of Good Hope Riebeeksrivier Syrah 2015: Buy 5 and get the 6th bottle free.

The grapes for the Syrah are all from vineyards located on our Riebeeksrivier farm in the Swartland.

The wine was aged in 225L, French oak barrels for approximately 10 to 12moths. No new oak was used for aging this wine.

Fermentation took place in a combination of Italian concrete and Stainless steel tanks, with each fermentation vessel contributing to the finesse and fruit evident in this wine.

Food pairing

Black pepper and poppy seed crusted venison loin.

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