The Ruins Syrah Cabernet Sauvignon 2006 Wine Review

The Ruins Syrah Cabernet Sauvignon 2006
W.O. Eilandia Robertson, South Africa
Community Score: 4.4/5
Community Reviews: 2
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Product #: 18739
SAQ Product #: 10985843


 
Price: $14.95
Alcohol: 14.8%
Drink: Now
Sweetness: Dry
Bottle size: 750 ml
Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: The Ruins
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Natalie's Score: 88/100

Vintages Wine Panel: A blend of 60% Shiraz and 40% Cabernet Sauvignon, this very approachable red is dry, medium to full-bodied with aromas and flavors of spicy black pepper, blackberries, mixed red berries and a touch of smoky oak. Well-balanced, this wine is a lovely winter warmer. Made with organic grapes, this wine contains 26 mg/l of free sulfur. My note: Excellent berry ripeness here with layers of plums. Bargain seeker will love this number from South Africa. It offers notes of smoked meat, jammy black fruit and some robust tannins. Decant for 1-2 hours. This wine will make a big splash at your next party.

Syrah Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: pork, bison steak, smoked porkchops, garlic and grilled vegetable casserole.

This was reviewed January 10, 2009 by
 

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Andrew Bernardo Wine Journal rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

Pepper, black berry fruit, smoke, and lightly toasted oak. Easy drinking wines. 89 Points. (ottawawinejournal.com)

 
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