Wine Backsberg, Elbar, 2007
Reviews of purchase Backsberg, Elbar, 2007
Wine deep magenta color.
The taste of wine is soft, velvety, with hints of herbs, dried fruits, dark chocolate, oak, spicy and floral nuances, bright acidity, ripe tannins, silky finish.
The aroma of wine is filled with tones of dark fruit, leather, dried fruit, smoke and spice.
The wine goes well with meat dishes, game and cheeses, Mediterranean cuisine, pasta, mushrooms.
Elbar, 2007 awarded a bronze medal at the international competition "Veritas".
Backsberg Estate - known wine producer in South Africa. Manor Baksberg based native of Lithuania Sidney Beck, who emigrated from America and bought a small farm in the province of Paarl, in the vicinity of Klein Babylonstoren (Little Tower of Babel). Today, his son - Michael Back, continues to develop the family tradition Baksberg estates. Part of the land, located on the slopes of the mountains, rich in granite, which allows for exceptional quality grown red grape varieties: Shiraz, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Pinotage, Pinot Noir, Malbec. In the valley to the sand-lime soils cultivated white grape varieties: Semillon, Riesling Rhine, Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Chenin Blanc. The main slogan of the economy Backsberg: "We can bring fun and excitement to all lovers of wine, creating top-quality wines that are pleasant to drink alone or in combination with a variety of dishes." Following this principle, Baksberg produces expressive red wine with a long finish, with rounded tannins and sweet, and white wine with a rich aroma of fruit on the background of harmonious chords woody notes. In 1998, the winery was included in the "Top 100 Winemaker of the Year" (Top 100 Wineries of the Year) from the magazine "Wine & Spirits" in New York.