Porseleinberg Syrah, Swartland 2021 In Bond - Case of 12


75cl ALC 13.9%
Flag of South Africa SOUTH AFRICA

Amazing purity and definition, offering notes of white pepper, sweet-cured bacon fat, complex woody and bloomy herbs, and a cool mint and blackberry combination. Dense but precise and lifted, with fine tannins, a juicy personality, and a long, fine, toasty finish. 3-9 years.

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South Africa, South Africa, Coastal Region


100% Syrah


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Game, Roast



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Press Review

"Given its consistently outstanding quality, it’s easy to forget that the average age of Porseleinberg's 14 hectares of vineyards is only seven years' old. Showing what Callie Louw calls a "little more crunch" in 2021, this is a Syrah with time on its side. Wild herb aromas of sage, oregano and rosemary introduce you to a palate that's dense yet refined, with lots of whole bunch spice and structure, negligible oak influence, detailed, layered tannins, some underlying grip and layers of dark berry fruit. One of the world's great reds from a very special site. 2025-32. 99 Points."

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Tim Atkin MW, South Africa 2023 Special Report

September 01, 2023


Established back in 1776 today this venerable estate is run by Marc Kent. Boekenhout is the local name for the indigenous Cape Beech tree, whose timber has been long prized by furniture makers, hence the chairs on the labels; and Kloof means a wooded ravine or valley. The estate's winery is found in the picturesque Franschhoek Valley but Marc was an early advocate for the Swartland region to the north east, so now champions both regions. Nature conservation is of great importance here with a process of removing non-native flora to the advantage endemic species. Winemaking here is largely traditional, using natural yeast but also adopting modern trends including using tulip-shaped concrete vats and amphora, before ageing in a mix of larger oak barrels to ensure the fruit is allowed to shine for some, and barriques for others, tailoring the regime to each wine.
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