Anwilka 2008

Characteristics:
Deep red and youthful colour. Charming aromas of oak and violet followed by red berries and fresh sweet plums. Smooth tannins with a long finish. Grapes from the Helderberg region, blend of 48% Syrah, 42% Cabernet and 10% Merlot. Harvested late March/early April. Limited yield of 40 hl/ha after severe pruning and green harvesting. 50% of the juice rested on new oak for 6 months. After this, the blend was made and the wine rested for another 9 months on oak barrels

Food pairing:
Suits rich meat dishes, fried or smothered with spicy sauces or as a meditation wine.

About the winery:
Anwilka is based at the south end of Stellenbosch, a few kilometres away from False Bay and the Atlantic Ocean. This valued closeness to the sea provides a specific microclimate that produces rich and focused wines of an elegance unsurpassed by others in the region.



 

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