The Royal Shiraz-Cabernet
Riebeek Cellars
South Africa - Western Cape - Coastal Region - Swartland

The Royal Shiraz – Cabernet Sauvignon borrows its name from a grand old hotel in Riebeek Kasteel. It is the oldest hotel in the Western Cape; a beloved fixture of the area.

Juicy and fruity, rich and ripe in style with blackberry, blackcurrant and spice flavors, subtle vanilla and black pepper. Smooth and well-balanced with a lingering finish of berries, spice and beautifully integrated oak.

Coastal Region - Swartland
Wine Type
50% Shiraz and 50% Cabernet Sauvignon
Agricultural Practices
Cold-soaked overnight. Inoculated with selected yeast. Fermentation temperature remained between 24 -26 degrees Celsius. Regular pump-overs were performed during fermentation. Different batches of unoaked wine, wine treated with French oak staves and wine matured in 2nd and 3rd fill barrels, were all blended together to perfection.

Pairs well with red meat, especially classic recipes like roasted leg of lamb, grilled lamb chops and beef kebabs, game, duck, pasta and cheese.

Producer Information: Riebeek Cellars

Riebeek Cellars is located in the picturesque Riebeek Valley, in the heart of the Swartland wine region of South Africa. Established in 1941 by a group of nine local farmers, ...
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