Red berries with a touch of vanilla. Spicy because of the cool climate of Darling. Nine months oak, only 30% new, the rest 2nd and 3rd fill.
Enjoy with fried red meat and spicy sauce, with spicy lamb and with stews.
About the winery:
Alexanderfontein is made on Ormonde, located in Darling, near the Atlantic Ocean. The grapes can ripen slowly because of the cooling effect of the Atlantic sea breezes. The strongest winds are stopped by a slight slope close to the sea and thus young plants and blossoms are protected. The vineyards are not irrigated, and the grapes are still picked by hand.
Characteristics:Deep ruby red, the bouquet has red berry fruit with a hint of chocolate, vanilla and oak spice aromas. Tannins are well structured and linger...
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Characteristics:Deep ruby red color. Primary flavours of herbs with ripe red cherries, tobacco, plums, green peppers and tea leaves. Secondary flavours of vanilla after wood ageing and...
Characteristics:Deep ruby red, spicy aroma with notes of plums and ripe cherries, tobacco and tea leaves, elegant fruit with dry tannins and fine acidity, concentrated...