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Percheron Shiraz Mourvedre 75cl

£7.95
Country: South AfricaSuggested Food Pairing: Lamb

This wine is made of 70% Shiraz, from the Riebeek Valley vineyards co fermented with 27% Mourvedre and 3% Viognier from the Kasteelberg slopes. During fermentation the skin cap is punched down multiple times a day in order to maximize extraction. The result is a rich and dark wine, packed with fruit and chocolaty notes and a big savoury heart.

Co-fermented Shiraz and Viognier do their thing whilst waiting for the later Mourvèdre to create this threesome. The sandy nose suggests summer pudding, Chinese 5 spice and crushed raspberries with a latent creaminess. Red fruit on the palate which is at once vibrant and dark.

A great partner to rich and savoury red meat dishes such as salt-marsh lamb, or a gutsy bean casserole.

ABV: 14.0%

Country: South Africa

Region: Western Cape

Grape:

  • Mourvedre
  • Shiraz
  • Viognier
SKU: SASA040 ISBN: 343056000308
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