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La Motte Syrah 2018

La Motte Syrah is a true expression of the Franschhoek terroir, where micro climates from the mountain slopes and valley floor add complexity to the wine’s elegant character. The wine was matured in 300L French oak barrels. To enhance colour and extraction, a portion of Durif (Petit Syrah) was added.

R215,00

Alcohol
13.34%

Region
Western Cape, South Africa

Variety
Syrah

More Information - La Motte Syrah 2018

Syrah from Franschhoek contains a natural fruitiness that includes notes of hard pear and mulberry, complemented by the Durif which provides colour, texture and hints of plum, One of the shaded vineyard blocks yields black pepper spice, clearly noticeable on the palate. Wood flavours are well integrated and provide a creamy texture on the palate.

Back Story & Wine Information

Situated in the beautiful Franschhoek Valley in South Africa’s Cape winelands, La Motte is home to the finest wines, recognised internationally for exceptional quality and a culture of excellence. With its picturesque setting, traditional cuisine and historic charm, La Motte is an enchanting destination for those who appreciate the finer things in life.

Pairing
The full bodied character of this wine harmonises perfectly with rich flavouful dishes, grilled foods including vegetables, game dishes, peppercorn crushed steaks and barbequed meat in sticky sweet sauce. This wines abundant fruit also latches on to the sweetness in jellies, chutneys and berry sauces.

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