A very dark colour reveals the intensity of the wine. Black cherry, spice and leather notes. Palate offer excellent focus and intensity with multi layers of dark chocolate, fennel and dark fruit that is underpinned by fine, well integrated tannins. Tremendous ageing potential. Blend Information 100% Shiraz. Food Suggestions: Grilled sirloin, rump and fillet, venison stew, roast game birds. In The Vineyard Grapes from 2 adjacent blocks high against the Bottelary Hills, so called Rooirug (RedBack), 3½ ha in size, at 280 m above sea level on a steep eastern slope. In The Cellar Wine was matured for 18 months in small 225 liter French oak barrels.