Sunday, 22 July 2012

TN : Reyneke Reserve 2007, Reyneke Wines, Stellenbosch, South Africa

The Reyneke label was created in 1998 when Johan Reyneke Jr. took over the farming activities from his mother and produced the first wines on the family farm, Uitzicht. The forty hectare farm faces the historic town of Stellenbosch and overlooks the surrounding mountain ranges and the beautiful False Bay. This is a biodynamic red wine blend of 70% Organic Syrah and 30% Organic Cabernet Sauvignon aged for 22 months in French oak. The total acidity is 5.4 grammes per litre, 2.4 grammes per litre residual sugar, and pH 3.78.

This wine was imported by Hjo Grosshandel AB.

Colour : Plummy red

Aroma : Plum, blackberry, blackcurrant, spice, oak, burnt toast, vanilla

Taste : Fruity and mouthwatering, plums, tobacco, blackberry, vanilla, burnt toast and oak on finish

Alcohol : 14%

Price : 249 SEK

Systembolaget Number : 92045

Mark : B+

Website : Reyneke Wines

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