Cost: $39.95 (Clearance sale price: $.28.05)
Grape: 70% Syrah, 13% Cabernet Sauvignon, %10% Grenache, %6 Cinsault, 1% Viognier
Category: Red Wine
Location LCBO Vintages
Country: South Africa
Format: 750 mL
Alcohol: 14.5% Alcohol/Vol.
This simple wine will please those that like a sweeter style red, but with added substance
Description: Opaque ruby in colour with an intense nose. This complex wine features cedar, blackberry, blueberry, ripe raspberry, kirsch, plum, cinnamon, cloves, dark chocolate, coffee, fennel & liquorice. Full body with medium tannin, good acidity and a long length.
Negatives: A little heat from the 14.5% alcohol
Drink now or in the next 5 years, on its own or pair it with Turkish Coffee Rubbed Brisket.
Tasted: 18 June 2016
Score: 9/10, Value: 8.5/10 (Sale Price: 9+/10) Total: 17.5/20
Out of 5 stars, I rated this wine: 3.5+