The Andreas Syrah comes from a boutique winery between Paarl and Wellington. It is a wonderful example of the grape displaying lots of blackberry, blackcurrant and ripe dark fruits alongside hints of pepper and savoury leather. The palate is complex yet finely poised with well-integrated ripe dark fruits, herbal tinges and silky tannins.
The Syrah grapes are hand-picked in the early morning and brought to the cellar whilst still cool and fresh from the morning dew. They are then in the care of full-time winemaker, Shaun Meyeridricks, formerly of Boekenhoutskloof. The Andreas Syrah spends between 12 and 18 months in French barrels, before being allowed a further period of 24 months to mature in the bottle.
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