Sunday, September 1, 2013

Diemersdal Estate Wine 1984 91 Points

Courtesy of Mike Ratcliffe of Warwick Wine Estate from his own private cellar, tasted at Grande Roche hotel, during South African Airways 2014 Onboard listings judges cocktail, this blend of Cabernet, Shiraz and Pinotage, bottle by KWV then, was as fresh as a daisy, with impressive purity, graceful development and maturation, still so much life, seems to have reach it's peak, yet will remain stable for the next 7 years at least.

Alcohol: NA (probably around 12% abv)

Origin: Durbanville

Notes: red fruits in spirits | cured meat | earthy | spicy

Ideal drinking occasions: with good company

Serve with: savour on it's own, intellectual drop

Drink: now until 2020+