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Sweet Red 2016, Fairview

£16.50 per bottle

About this wine

The Fairview Sweet Red brings together two South African great loves, red wine and brandy. Using Fairview’s mother block of Petit Sirah grapes, the wine is fortified with brandy spirits and left to age in old French barrels. The result is a dense, sweet wine that smells like spiced Christmas cake and concludes with a warm velvety finish.  On the nose attractive aromatics of liquorice, cocoa and Christmas cake coupled with a well-balanced palate, full of spice and sweet berry fruit followed by rich fortified flavours.  Wonderful paired with desserts, such as sour cherry pie and chocolate truffles or for a spectacular balance of sweet and savory notes, pair a glass with a Blue Cheese.  Absolutely delicious.

A blend of 80% Petite Sirah, 10% Tempranillo and 10% Souzão.  The Petite Sirah and Tempranillo grapes were harvested from trellised vineyards, planted on decomposed granite soils, on the upper slopes at Fairview in Paarl. The Souzão is from dryland bush vine vineyards in the Swartland.

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Producer Fairview
Category South Africa
Region Coastal Region
Grape Petite Sirah/Durif
Bottle Size 75cl

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