Balanced, medium-bodied, made of 100 % Shiraz. The colour is bright red, the aromas are floral, with violets and spicy undertone. 18 months of barrel ageing in a combination of new and used wood. 4,5 stars in the John Platter's Wine Guide
Combine with red meat: beef, lamb - also smoked or BBQ.
About the winery:
Alto has a famous and unique terroir, high on the slopes of the Helderberg, with the influence of the cool sea breeze coming from the west. In this environment, the grapes can ripen slowly, which gives beautiful aromas and nicely developed tastes. Cabernet Sauvignon and Shiraz feel unbelievably well in this region. The "Alto Rouge" has been an institutional wine since nearly five decades.
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