Babylonstoren, Shiraz 2016, Western Cape, South Africa
Tasting Note: A well-made shiraz that shows ripe, black fruit and flavor intensity.
Deep-intensity purple in color, this wine has an aromatic nose of violet, lavender, black plum, blackberry and raspberry preserve.
On the palate the dry, full-bodied shiraz has ripe, velvety, medium-plus tannin with pronounced flavor intensity.
There is also black pepper, ripe black fruit, flavor depth and balance between the fruit and tannin structure.
Price: $18 US (February 2018 Currency conversion rate), 220 South African Rand (ZAR)
Tasted: Babylonstoren Winery Tasting Room, Franschhoek, South Africa
Tasting Date: January 21, 2018