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Rustenberg Buzzard Kloof Syrah 2011 Wine Review

Rustenberg Buzzard Kloof Syrah 2011

Rustenberg Buzzard Kloof Syrah 2011

Simonsberg-Stellenbosch W.O., South Africa

Community Score:90/100

Community Reviews: 3

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Price: $24.95

Drink: 2015-2020

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14.5%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Rustenberg

Agent: Woodman Wines & Spirits

Natalie's Score: 89/100

A full-bodied, smoky South African red wine with aromas of cassis and black currant. Finishes with woodsmoke and dark spice. Pair with prime rib.

Syrah food pairings: slow-cooked beef ragú, mutton with mint and coriander, espresso and cocoa-rubbed flank steak, black bean soup.

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This Rustenberg Buzzard Kloof Syrah 2011 was reviewed on March 19, 2016 by Natalie MacLean

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The 2011 vintage of the Buzzard Kloof Syrah went through a full malolactic fermentation in oak barrels to soften its acids and add creaminess. The wine was aged in 38% new oak barrels (casks) for 20 months. This wine is named after the hunting ground of many birds of prey in Rustenberg. Finishes with clove, cinnamon and cracked pepper. The Buzzard Kloof Syrah vines are planted on a south-facing slope and produce grapes borne of three French clones. - Community Wine Reviews

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