Blend made of 28% Shiraz with Bordeaux varietals. The colour is dark ruby, the aromas are exuberant with black berries, dark chocolate and cigar box, intertwined with vanilla and soft spices; good tannic structure
Combine with red meat: beef, lamb, venison, accompanied by flavourful sauces. Can be enjoyed on it's own as a meditation wine.
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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