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Highest scoring Stellenbosch SA Bordeaux blend!

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'The fruit for this wine comes from remote, high-sited vineyards on the shoulder of land between Stellenbosch Mountain and the Helderberg. Winemaker Alex Starey crafts impressively complex, detailed wines which age superbly from it – as this 2013 blend of Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot with lesser quantities of Cabernet Franc, Malbec, Syrah, and Petit Verdot proves. It’s sweetly beguiling, but not merely that. There are plant and soil scents as well as something more exotic and incense-like. On the palate the wine is packed with dry currant and plum. It’s open, faintly exotic as the nose was, softly chewy, gently balanced, expressive and articulate - a genuinely gastronomic, quietly beautiful Cape red. Drinking Window 2019 – 2024 94/100' Tasted by Andrew Jefford (at the South African Cape, 27 Feb 2019)

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