2017 Saxenburg, Private Collection Syrah

2017 Saxenburg, Private Collection Syrah

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  • Type: Red Wine
  • Grape: Syrah
  • Style: Smooth and Rich
  • Alcohol: 14.5%
  • Country: South Africa
  • Region: Stellenbosch
  • Subregion: Polkadraai Hills
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ABOUT THE WINE

Adrian & Birgit Bührer took ownership of Saxenburg in 1989, trading their familiar surroundings of Switzerland for the Cape Winelands. They changed their familiar surroundings of Switzerland for a dilapidated homestead in the Cape Winelands. Today, the estate is run by the second-generation Bührer Family custodians: Fiona and Vincent. Their ambition is to shine a light on the Polkadraai Hills appellation in Stellenbosch, as it is one of the most exceptional terroirs in South Africa. Together with a passionate team, they produce thought-provoking wines.

TASTING NOTES

The wine opens up with a pretty bouquet of black cherries, red berries and a hint of pepper spice. The seamless palate is elevated with fine-grained tannins. Hints of crushed granite and floral elements bring freshness, making it a classic Rhone-style Syrah with a new world edge.

FOOD PAIRING

Seared pork belly with black cherry reduction as well as charcuterie is sublime with this savoury and fruity Syrah.

FRIARWOOD SAYS

Found in great numbers in the region, the guinea fowls that adorn the Saxenburg emblem have become symbolic of their winemaking philosophy, and it’s now the heart, the mind and the soul of Saxenburg.

WHAT ARE THE SHIPPING COSTS?

Orders of any value can be collected for free from our Parsons Green Shop. Greater London next day deliveries will cost £10 for orders under £100 and are free above £100. UK mainland next day deliveries will cost £25 for orders under £250 and are free for orders above £250.

WHAT DOES “NEXT DAY DELIVERY” MEAN?

All our shipments in mainland UK and Greater London are shipped next day. Cut off time for a next day delivery is 2PM. Next day is only available on working days. Shipment can be delayed because of external factors.