Intense red in the glass. Plummy fruit on the nose with a hint of sweet raspberry and splashes of opulent spice. The palate is complex and layered, revealing further fruit flavours and rich mouthfeel. Spice lingers on the finish. The wine shows excellent potential.
Ripe and sleek, with a racy damson plum and spice frame to the core of black cherry and blackberry fruit. Nicely defined on the finish, with a mouthwatering anise note. Drink now through 2013. 4,500 cases made.
The home of Fairview wines is a 300 ha farm on the southwest-facing slopes of Paarl Mountain, a granite rock outcrop in the heart of the Paarl wine district, viticulturally among the most historic and influential areas of the Cape winelands. Winemaking on the farm can be traced back to 1699, not quite a half-century after the first European settlers arrived in southern Africa. But its wines entered the modern era with the first bottling... View More