The Barrel – 1,5L

R695

Vintage Release!

From depths of our cellar, we bring you this stunning magnum of The Gypsy 2013.

Low yields with small, concentrated berries resulted in a limited production of a little over 150 bottles. Almost 3 years of barrel ageing before making up the final blend, only to bottle the wine and allow it an additional 4 years of bottle age.

A very concentrated, focused blend with layers of deep fruit.

The character is expectedly somewhat “wild”, a little brambly with hints of nutmeg, cinnamon, dark spices, with vanilla scents and a distinct, concentrated red-fruit focus.

144 in stock

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TASTING NOTES

What started as a barrel tasting with Ken and some local heroes, 6 years ago, has now become an annual December release.

“The Barrel” was the result of a long barrel wine tasting and the concept was to bottle the very best young barrels in the cellar – directly from the barrel, unfiltered and only in numbered magnum and double magnum bottles.

Grapes are from the very finest Mourvèdre vineyards planted in Stellenbosch. This is a smooth, rich wine with powerful black fruit, vanilla, cocoa, and earthy notes.

The Barrel 2021 Tasting Note

 

Weight 0.41 kg
Dimensions 79.8 × 297 mm

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The Barrel

100% Mourvedre. Only sold in Magnums and only available from our tasting room and online store.