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Man Family Skaapveld Shiraz 2015 Wine Review

Man Family Skaapveld Shiraz 2015

Man Family Skaapveld Shiraz 2015

Coastal Region W.O., South Africa

Community Score:87/100

Community Reviews: 2

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Price: $13.95

Drink: 2017-2022

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Man Family

Agent: Von Terra Enterprises Ltd.

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This easy-drinking Shiraz has soft tannins with plum and spice flavours. A splash of viognier lends a mid-palate lift. A serviceable red wine for the money. Smoky with loads of toasty oak and black charred fruit. Pair with gourmet hamburgers. MINE: From MAN Vintner, an easy-drinking plummy Shiraz with soft tannins and a splash of viognier lends lift to the mid-palate "MAN" Vintners is so named after Marie, Annette and Nicky, wives of the team who had to give up weekends in support of the new winery project. OTHER: Rachelle O'Connor rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review: Blueberry and dark fruit on the nose with a hint of pepper. Well balanced and subtle smoky undertones. Nice representation of a South African Shiraz. OTHER: The 2015 Skaapveld Shiraz was 50% matured in oak barrels for 12 months, the remainder used. It has a composed blackberry and cassis-scented bouquet with a subtle floral note that develops in the glass. The palate is medium-bodied with supple tannin, nicely judged acidity and well-integrated oak that allows the dark berry fruit to show through. There is a hint of white pepper on the aftertaste, completing a well-made Syrah that should drink well for 3-4 years. Drink Date: 2018-2025. Score - 90 (Neal Martin, robertparker.com, April 28, 2017). - Community Wine Reviews
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