Wine Obikwa, Shiraz, 2015
Reviews of purchase Obikwa, Shiraz, 2015
The wine is rich dark ruby color.
The wine has a well balanced taste of medium density, with notes of ripe black fruit, leather, smoke and green pepper.
Intense and elegant aroma of the wine combines notes of black currants, cherries, herbs and spices.
The wine will be a good pair of red meat, veal, game, stews of meat and vegetables, cheeses.
Region South Africa has more than 300-year history and is of great interest for winemakers around the world. Over the past two decades greatly increased the demand for South African wines that can compete in international markets. Landscape features, including mountain slopes, valleys and relatively flat plateau, allow winemakers to cultivate different varieties of grapes (Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Shiraz, Sauvignon Blanc) and thereby produce a wide range of wines. It has a Mediterranean climate, and most of the wine-growing regions are feeling the impact of the Indian and Atlantic Oceans. In the nineteenth and twentieth century the vineyards of the southern continent hard hit by the epidemic of phylloxera, and the policy of apartheid, which took place before 1991, did not give an opportunity to develop viticulture locals. Today, South Africa is considered to be the ninth largest wine producer in the world, thanks to the wide variety of beverages are produced.
The company provides consumers Obikwa first South African wine to bottled in environmental and ultra lightweight 350 g bottles, 25% lighter than conventional bottles. Also, the company adhere to environmentally friendly methods of growing grapes and making wine, was very proud. Obikwa pays great attention to the ecology of the planet, so each production stage there is concern for the environment. In order to use energy-saving light bulbs 40V, and for the entire period of production managed to save 2.75 million light bulbs. New lightweight packaging reduces carbon dioxide emissions by 654 tons per year. Also biorazgalaemye packaging materials, and each bottle of wine environmentally friendly closed aluminum cover, suitable for recycling. Creating a wine meets all the requirements of integrated production IPW - the industry standard for environmental practices of production processes. Therefore, the entire range of products has a seal Obikwa standard issued by Wine & Spirit Board.
The first wine Obikva saw the world in October 2002. They quickly gained popularity and spread abroad. In 2009, the wine has been exported to more than 40 countries around the world, conquering new continents and countries. Each bottle of this unique wine demonstrates the ethnic charm of Africa and its typical South African heritage. Enjoying these great wines lovers and gourmets can be assured that Mother Nature smiles at them.