Floral aromas of blue violets with rich cranberry fruit. Palate expresses fresh raspberry and cranberry medley with lingering dark chocolate and sweet spicy finish. Matured for 14 months on French oak, 22% of the barrels were new. Small production, harvested by hand. Drinking well now, cellaring potential 3 - 5 years.
Stevig maar fijn geroosterd rood vlees met eventueel kruidige sausen.
About the winery:
Oak Valley Estate is a dynamic family farm on the northern side of the Elgin Mountain basin, producing premium wine. Elgin is statistically the coolest region in South Africa, which enables the grapes to ripen slowly, enhancing flavour development. 30 hectares are currently planted with vines. Elegance is king!
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