Wine Babylon's Peak, Shiraz-Carignan, Swartland, 2015
Reviews of purchase Babylon's Peak, Shiraz-Carignan, Swartland, 2015
The wine is ruby-red color.
The taste of the wine soft, pleasant, well-balanced, with a delightful texture and a long, fascinating finish.
The wine shows a rich aroma with notes of chocolate and mocha, which come replaced tones of ripe plum, licorice and spices.
Wine perfectly complements the light meat dishes, pasta and cheese.
Shiraz-Carignan - dry red wine made from a blend of two grape varieties - Shiraz (60%) and Carignan (40%) that 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-Carignan" conquers its taste and aroma from the first seconds, it goes well with cheese, pasta and light meat dishes.
"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.