Anthonij Rupert Protea Shiraz 2018
The Protea is the national flower of South Africa, cherished for its beauty and diversity. With the Protea range of wines Anthonij Rupert express this extraordinary miscellany in their varietal character and distinctive flavours. The unique bottles have been designed with an environmentally friendly ethos; Re-Use, Re-Cycle and really make a difference. The bottles can be up-cycled and re-used and the labels are printed on 100% re-cycled material. Aged on a selection of French oak staves for 12 months the Protea Shiraz is displays classic varietal aromas with an enticing floral overlay. A combination of red and purple fruit dominates the nose with violets and hints of spice. The palate dances with a combination of raspberry and black current and fades into a smokey and flinty finish. Soft and elegant tannins are well supported by good structure and body.