Spice Route Mourvedre, has black cherry infused with cardamom and nutmeg on the nose. Intense fruit shows well on the palate, with elegant iron-like tones adding to the savoury character of the wine. Medium bodied with elegant oak from the old French barrels.
Without Charles Back the Swartland would still be regarded as a rural backwater. Today, the region is the source of many of South Africas outstanding wines, yet Spice Route remains one of the best and most credible producers in the region, due largely to the fact that they own their own vineyards. Spice Routes 100 hectares of vineyards are situated in Malmesbury and Darling. The former, all bush trained on Malmesbury shale and red clay subsoils (the clay ensures the vineyards are dry grown), give the Grenache and Mourvèdre the intensity of fruit that makes this region so exciting.
Region: Swartland, Coastal Region
Producer:- Charl du Plessis
Style: Full bodied Red
Alc: 14.5% vol
Price is for a 75cl bottle
Min order £70 UK Mainland Delivery 2/3 days Charge £7.95 (Free over £200)