This complex yet elegant wine has a vibrant dark red colour with hints of herbal and violet aromas folded into layers of fruit, dark chocolate and savoury notes. This wine displays integrated cassis and blackberry fruits with hints of cinnamon and spice on the nose. It exhibits ripe and concentrated briary fruit with cherry and chocolate flavours on the palate. It has a long finish, balanced by fine tannins, a rich texture and subtle acidity.
Glen Carlou winery is located at the base of the Simonsberg Mountains, Glen Carlou's vineyards are influenced by the unique weather of the Cape. The Glen Carlou Winery is known for its internationally acclaimed Chardonnay and Bordeaux varietals. It became South African Producer of the Year’ last week at Cape Wine (2015) by The International Wine & Spirit Competition (IWSC)