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SYRAH 2016 WO Simonsberg-Paarl
Vintage Assessments Tasting Note Producer NOBLE HIL
Very deep intense purple colour. Spicy, ripe, plummy, black cherry purée nose with some mocha-chocolate notes. Dry, medium bodied, quite well structured, slightly spicy, ripe, gently juicy, plummy-black-cherry purée flavours with a lingering, gently cedary, mocha-chocolate-tinged finish. Ready-to-drink. This crowd-pleaser has 14% alcohol and 2 g/L residual sugar with lot number 05917 on the lower part of the glass bottle. Has not appeared in Vintages before. CSPC 12686
Type Red Table Wine
Agent Lam Int
Country South Africa
Rating **+(89 points)
Ripe, Spicy, Plummy, Black Cherry
LCBO Text Status Recommended by Vintage Assessments!
A Best Buy
TASTING NOTE: Syrah is the biggest production wine at Noble Hill, but we're still talking comparatively small volumes. Blended with a little Mourvèdre and Viognier, this is savoury and appealingly spicy with fine tannins and stylishly integrated 15% new wood. Drink date: 2019-2023. Score - 90 (Tim Atkin, MW, timatkin.com, South Africa Special Report 2018) Price $ 18.95
Bottle Size 750 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - February 22, 2020
Cases bought 299 (12 bottles per case)

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