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2013 Alvis Drift South African (Red Blend) "Albertus Viljoen"

Winery: Alvis Drift

Vintage: 2013

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Albertus Viljoen"

Wine Category: South African (Red Blend)

Grape blend: 50% Shiraz, 25% Cabernet Sauvignon & 25% Pinotage

Region: South Africa

State or country: South Africa

Price: $40

Cases produced: 250

KWG Score: 92 (based on 1 review)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good+ (92)

Review date: June 24, 2017

Wine Review: This very dark ruby colored South African red blend is very good. It opens with a black cherry and black raspberry bouquet. On the palate, this wine is full bodied, rich and concentrated. The flavor profile is a mineral infused and extracted black cherry with notes of old oak. I also detected craisin and stewed plum in the background. The finish is dry and its tannins are sticky and last for a very long time. I would pair this tasty wine with slow cooked beef brisket. Enjoy - Ken

Winemaker Notes: Not Available

Organic status: not organic

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