Stellenbosch Syrah 2017
Stark-Condé

Stellenbosch Syrah 2017
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This Syrah is made primarily from a unique estate vineyard which is scattered with large river stones. Elegant and floral this wine is more restrained with a peppery, savoury style that's more akin to the red wines of the Northern Rhône than the bolder, richer styles of South African Shiraz.

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Stellenbosch Syrah 2017
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Born and raised South African, Hans Schroder went to university in Japan (pretty much unheard of in 1960s South Africa) and met his wife-to-be Midori Maruyama there. Apartheid laws meant that they couldn’t come back to live in South Africa, so they spent 30 years in Tokyo where they had…

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  • Deep purple in the glass with concentrated aromas of dark fruits accented with violets and fragrant spice.
  • A rich and broad palate with flavours of dark-plum & blackberry between layers of black pepper & black olive.
  • Supple, fine tannins and a freshness keeps the wine in balance.
  • A different style of Syrah/Shiraz than many others from South Africa.
  • More similar to Northern Rhône styles such as Saint-Joseph or Crozes-Hermitage.
  • Drink now or keep for up to 5 years.
  • Perfect with a blue cheese and bacon topped burger.

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Product Code
14STKSY17
Wine Type
Wine, Classic, Red
Bottle Size
75cl
Origin
South Africa > Stellenbosch
Producer
Stark-Condé
Vintage
2017
Grape Varieties
Syrah