2016

Erika O Syrah/
Grenache Noir/ Cinsault
2016

Syrah from 15-year-old vineyard in Firgrove planted on decomposed granite soils and a 7-year-old vineyard in Voor Paardeberg planted on granite soils. Grenache Noir from Voor Paardeberg planted on granite soils. Cinsault from dryland farmed 25-year-old bush vines in Firgrove Stellenbosch planted on granitic soils.

Shiraz adds the fresh red berry fruit, spices and structure; the Grenache Noir lends fresh fruit, elegance and structure, while the Cinsault contributes brighter fruit, acidity and freshness.

Matured in 1 st to 4 th fill 300 l and 500 l French oak barrels for 12 months.

This impressive red blend of 53 % Syrah, 28 % Grenache Noir and 19 % Cinsault showcases the remarkable fruit intensity, freshness and elegance of these distinctive varietals. The nose is alluringly perfumed, showing vibrant aromatics of red cherries, cassis, liquorice, pepper spice and black olives. Multi-dimensional and multi-layered, the palate delivers a textured mouthfeel and silky smooth finish.

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R2,940.00 per case of 6

Weight 10 kg
Dimensions 28.5 × 30.5 × 19.2 cm
VARIETAL

Syrah/ Grenache Noir/ Cinsault

VINTAGE

2016

ALCOHOL

14%

RS

2.5 g/l

TA

5.7 g/l

pH

3.56

VA

0.58