Holden Manz – Syrah

£26.50

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Producer: Holden Manz
Vintage: 2017
Alcohol: 14.5%

Colour: Purple
Nose: Violets, Spice
Palate: Pepper, Blackberry

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Description

Situated within an array of Franschhoek wine farms at the top of the Franschhoek valley, Holden Manz wine estate is dominated by the spectacular mountains which stand guard over the scenic vineyards below. The wine farm lies between Franschhoek and the Stony Brook rivers. This 22-hectare winery benefits from wonderfully fertile, dark loam soils and state-of-the-art winemaking. The Franschhoek Valley is one of the main destinations in the world for fine wine, with farms dotted around the beautiful and quaint village of Franschhoek. There are no fewer than forty stately farms that form part of some of the top fine wines produced not only in SA, but right across the globe. Holden Manz wine farm will leave you breathless when you set your eyes on this astounding setting, with the awe-inspiring mountains overshadowing the farm in the valley below. The family estate is set on 22ha, which is perfect to nurture and grow fine vines, with the focus being on minimising the use of chemicals in order to conserve the environment.

TASTING NOTES

Intense purple colour. Beautiful aromas of violets, cloves, star anise, nutmeg and black peppercorns complemented by fresh red berries. Silky smooth entry, showing ripe, soft tannins with beautiful vibrant fruit and spicy flavours. Darker fruits provide a long lingering finish.

FOOD PAIRINGS

Granny’s roasted chicken with sage and onion stuffing. Roasted seabass with an Asian coconut sauce. Pata negra ham, manchego cheese and black olives with freshly baked ciabatta.

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