Wine Babylon's Peak, S-M-G, Swartland, 2016
Reviews of purchase Babylon's Peak, S-M-G, Swartland, 2016
Wine is an attractive ruby-red color.
The taste of the wine is full, generous, well-structured, with a fruity flavor, balanced acidity, pleasant tannins and a long finish.
The wine has an intense aroma with notes of dark fruit, spices, white pepper and mocha.
The wine goes well with red and white meats, cold cuts, sausages and mature cheeses.
Babylon's Peak, SMG - dry red wine made from a blend of three grape varieties - Shiraz (86%), Mourvèdre (7%) and Grenache (7%), which grow in the vineyards Svartlanda. Crop harvested by hand in small boxes, which are then left for a day in a cold room with a temperature of 5 ° C. After desteblirovaniya and crushing grapes undergoes a 48-hour cold maceration. Fermentation is carried out in traditional open fermentors. Malolactic fermentation takes place in oak barrels. Matured wine 12 months in French oak barrels. The wine "Shiraz-Mourvèdre, Grenache" impresses with its taste and aroma from the first seconds, it goes well with red and white meats, cold cuts, sausages and mature cheeses.
"I am convinced that Chenin Blanc and Shiraz varieties are icons Paardeberg", - says Stefan Basson. This is not surprising, because the wine Babylon's Peak, Chenin Blanc won gold awards Veritas in 2007, 2008 and 2009. The winery also cultivated varieties such as Mourvèdre, Grenache and Viognier. In addition, on the farm excursions, and tourists can not only taste delicious wines, but also go fishing or just escape from the city.