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The War Horse Shiraz, Stellenbosch, South Africa

Stellenbosch, South Africa


Tasting Notes

Dark plum colour with a purplish rim, vibrant aromas of raspberries, cherries, with a note of blackberries and gentle flavours of vanilla and elegant plums ending with wonderfully soft and silky tannins that just keep you coming back for more.

Food Matches

Duck & Lamb & Soft Cheeses

Wine Profile

Wine Type Red Wine

Vintage 2017

Style Full & Rich Reds

Country South Africa

Region Stellenbosch

Grape Variety Syrah / Shiraz

ABV 13.50%

Closure Screw Cap

Allergens Sulphites

SKU 16144440




Stellenbosch is arguably the most important wine-producing region in the Republic of South Africa, and home to the country's only University offering professional degrees in both Oenology and Viticulture.Situated to the east and just inland from Cape Town, the region produces many of the country's finest red wines from a range of varieties including Cabernet… Read More

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Syrah / Shiraz

Syrah / Shiraz

This is one of the noblest, and currently, most en vogue red wine grapes whose traditional home is the northern half of France's Rhone Valley. Here, it is used to produce fine, long lived red wines such as Hermitage, Crozes-Hermitage, Cote-Rotie and Hermitage.Shiraz has also enjoyed great success in the New World, most famously in Australia which has made the variety its… Read More

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