Grape: Petit Sirah
This full bodied that explodes with blackberries, freshly ground black pepper and plums with hints of lavender, blueberries and vanilla. The palate is rich and fruity with prominent fruit sweetness. The grippy tannin structure is well integrated and delivers an intense, lasting finish.
Only one thousand sequentially numbered bottles of the wine have been crafted, making it a collectors absolute must-have. The wine spent 18 months in 70% new French oak barrels. This wine can be enjoyed now, but cellaring for a further 8 years will be rewarded.
The KWV Mentors range honours the diversity of terroir and climate which influence the differing South African wine styles. The grapes used to craft these wines are mentored through specific site selection, treatment in the vineyards, and special cellar care. The result? Wines without equal that reflect the best South Africa has to offer. Seriously special wine from talented young South African winemaker Izele Van Blerk.