Deep crimson colour, complex red fruit aromas and black cherry, spicy notes, black tea and subtle oak. Fine grained tannins. 2012 was a moderate temperature vintage, with cool evenings. Harvested beginning of March & spent 18 months on oak, 20% new, the balance on 4th fill and older.
Pairs well with beef and venison.
About the winery:
Neil Ellis is rightly called the mentor of South African wines. Together with his son Warren he is responsible for an impressive portfolio of wines synonymous to quality, elegance and value for money. Their Sauvignon Blancs rank among the top of the world. Or do you indulge in savouring one of their outstanding reserve cuvées?
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