Wine Rustenberg, "Buzzard Kloof" Syrah, 2011
Reviews of purchase Rustenberg, "Buzzard Kloof" Syrah, 2011
Wine, ruby-red color.
The well-balanced taste of wine is dominated by notes of ripe plum and black currant. The taste of dark berries intertwined with a touch of dried herbs, fresh tobacco and supplemented dense, tenacious and honed tannins. The wine shows an impressive body that will age only gets better.
Intriguing aroma of the wine is filled with shades of burnt grass, tobacco and chocolate.
Wine is perfect for meat dishes - stews, roast beef, steak, venison, and various cheeses.
Wine "Peter Barlow" is made from grapes of Cabernet Sauvignon from the best vineyards economy Rustenberg. This wine is characterized by a rich aroma with notes of Cassis, cherries and forbs. In the manufacture of wine used methods of traditional winemaking after pressing the grapes was a double, followed by a process of primary fermentation, two weeks prior to maceration and malolactic fermentation in barrels. The wine is aged in new French oak barrels for 20 months. Due to the minimal filtering in the bottle may form a precipitate.
Wine "Peter Barlow", 2,007 in 2012 won two silver medals at competitions "International Wine Challenge" and "Decanter World Wine Awards".
The history of the manor Rustenberg, one of the most beautiful wineries at the Cape of Good Hope, takes the count in 1682. By 1781 the winery produced 3,000 barrels of wine. By the end of the century the volume of production has doubled, and built new wineries. At the beginning of the XIX century winery was divided his master Jacob Ikstinom. Part of the winery passed his son in law, who named his winery farm "Shongeziht" ("Clean face"), but soon sold it. Rustenberg and Shongeziht reached the peak of its prosperity in 1812, but by the middle of the XIX century the recession and the disease, which destroyed the vineyards, has led both the economy into bankruptcy. In 1892, John H. Merriman and his brother in law Jacob Barry bought Shongeziht and Rustenberg and thus saved them from ruin. Together they breathed new life into the wineries, their wines have become exported to many countries, including Russia. Since 1941, the estate is owned by the family Rustenberg Barlow, later joined by the Shongeziht and economy were reunited.
In 1987, control winery Rustenberg took over Simon Barlow. By the time South Africa freed from apartheid, and Simon put a lot of effort in the development of the company: built a new winery and planted new resistant viruses grapes. Son of Simon and Rosanna Barlow - Murray - recently also became involved in the winery, he graduated from the University of Oenology in Adelaide (Australia) and brought new ideas and modern views on the activities of the company for its successful functioning and development. The winery produces wines without interruption for over 100 years, specializing mainly in blends of Cabernet and Bordeaux-style wines in and leaders of their portfolio have won many international awards and critical acclaim.