Saturday, 22 September 2012

TN : Porcupine Ridge Syrah 2011, Boekenhoutskloof, Malmesbury, Swartland, South Africa

The John Platter South African Wine Guide 2012 chose Boekenhoutskloof as the winery of the year. Th egrapes were fermented in stainless steel with selected Rhone wine yeast strains. Two thirds of the wine was matured in French oak. The residual sugar is 2.98 grammes per litre, 5.46 grammes per litre total acidity, and pH of 3.76. This wine is sealed with a screwcap.

This wine was imported by Prime Wine Sweden AB.

Colour : Dark red, blue hues

Aroma : Blackberry, raspberry, liqourice, burnt toast, white pepper

Taste : Burnt toast, smoky bacon, blackberry, liqourice, white pepper

Alcohol : 14.5%

Price : 99 SEK

Systembolaget Number : 22996

Website : Boekenhoutskloof

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