Almenkerk Wine Estate Syrah 2014

Shiraz/Syrah

750 mL bottle  |   VINTAGES#:  15780
$17.95
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Almenkerk Wine Estate Syrah 2014 from LCBO
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    Is any Cape winery working with quite as much energy and attention to every detail as Almenkerk? Perhaps - but not many. This brisk, bright, pungent Syrah would make a challenging ringer in a Northern Rhône tasting - it's elegant and fresh to its toes, with just a dusting of sweetness from oak. It was interesting to learn from Joris and Natalie van Almenkerk that Elgin's vineyard plantings are beginning to shrink, despite the district's compelling points of difference, as local farmers can now make three-times as much money from apples and pears as they can from wine. With ten vintages behind them, though, the van Almenkerks are in for the long term. Drinking window 2019-2023. Score - 91. (Andrew Jefford, decanter.com, Feb. 26, 2019)

    PRODUCT DETAILS

    Release Date:
    August 22, 2020
    750 mL bottle
    Alcohol/Vol:
    13.5%
    Made In:
    Elgin, South Africa
    By:
    Almenkerk Wine Estate Cc
    Sugar Content:
    4 g/L
    Sweetness Descriptor:
    XD - Extra Dry
    Style:
    Full-bodied & Smooth
    Varietal:
    Shiraz/Syrah

    PRODUCT DETAILS

    Release Date:
    August 22, 2020
    750 mL bottle
    Alcohol/Vol:
    13.5%
    Made In:
    Elgin, South Africa
    By:
    Almenkerk Wine Estate Cc
    Sugar Content:
    4 g/L
    Sweetness Descriptor:
    XD - Extra Dry
    Style:
    Full-bodied & Smooth
    Varietal:
    Shiraz/Syrah