I haven’t had the opportunity to sample many wines from South Africa, so I was curious to see how this compared to Shiraz from additional regions. My first impression upon pouring this was that the affect was a small set alight for a Shiraz, but that’s not necessarily a terrible thing, and so I let the tasting be the judge.
Upon first opening this I was underwhelmed, but after decanting and letting
The palate is crisp and vibrant with bright cherry flavors. This wine is not as jammy and overpowering as a lot of Shiraz I’ve had, which makes it a small more approachable than some others. It is also a small bit on the acidic side, which can work well for pairing with particular foods. I would reckon this would go quite well with a yellow fin tuna steak.
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