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The War Horse Shiraz, Stellenbosch, South Africa 2021

South Africa

war horse shiraz

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 2021

Style Full & Rich Reds

Country South Africa

Grower Name Simonsig

Grape Variety Syrah / Shiraz

ABV 14.00%

Closure Screw Cap

Bottle Size 75cl

Allergens Sulphites

Method Vegan





Simonsig Estate upholds the legendary status of pioneering wine excellence shaped by the Malan dynasty's devotion to quality and innovative winemaking. Named after its dramatic views of the Simonsberg Mountain, the estate is ideally situated in Stellenbosch, South Africa's premier wine region, 45 km east of Cape Town. Here the cool maritime Mediterranean climate and… 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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