This dark, inky, vibrant wine entices with an explosive mix of liquorice, lavender, violets and cloves. The entry is silky and soft followed by a glossy texture on the palate that combines flavours of cinnamon, white pepper and spice to offer an attractive density and mouthfeel. Rich, lingering fruit and a long, pleasant finish.
The Shiraz and Viognier grapes were picked together in the first week of March.
The Shiraz and Viognier grapes were crushed and co-fermented. Malolactic fermentation took place in barrel. The wine was matured for 20 months in 50% new 225L barrels (92% French, 8% American oak)
In the Cellar
94% Shiraz, 6% Viognier
Our Syrah has powerful perfumed aromas of fennel, thyme, rosemary, violet and oregano, much like one would experience whilst strolling through a herb garden.
Each of our wines is linked to a specific flower – the characteristics of the wine are symbolized by that particular flower on the label.
91 Points – Wine Advocate
Shiraz SA Wine Challenge 2013 -Top 12
Michelangelo International Awards 2013 - Silver
Veritas 2012 – Silver
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La Bri Estate | Excelsior Road | Franschhoek | 7690 | South Africa