Spice Route 'Chakalaka'
Named after the signature spice blend of South Africa, this huge wine is made from classic Rhône varieties. The blend changes every year according to the vintage. Grenache 27%, Shiraz 26%, Mourvèdre 22%, Carignan 11%, Petite Sirah 8%, Tannat 6%. Spicy nose with warm berry fruits and hints of cinnamon and clove. Juicy style but also showing just a touch of development, hints of forest floor and cedar. Needs full flavoured food and was good with Asian sticky pork belly.