Thelema Mountain Red 2012, Western Cape

Red Blend Red Blend
Stellenbosch, South Africa

$13.45 (222570)

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Critic Reviews (4)

David Lawrason
David Lawrason

By combining six grape varieties from both the Bordeaux and Rhone camps this has found excellent complexity and...

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Steve Thurlow
Steve Thurlow

This delightful blend of shiraz and 5 other grapes comes from high mountain vineyards above Stellenbosch. The lifted...

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John Szabo, MS
John Szabo, MS

A sort of Mediterranean-meets-maritime blend of Rhône and Bordeaux grapes, Thelema's Mountain red is a soft, round,...

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Michael Godel
Michael Godel

From fruit up on the slopes of the Simonsig Mountains, this has real, natural cherry brightness, not to mention a...

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Community Reviews (4)

eliza
eliza

Very good value. Acid and tannins in the forefront, but nice blend, juicy, bright fruits, mid-weight, decent length.

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It's only wine but I like it
It's only wine but I like it

A multi-varietal blend from Stellenbosch. Remarkable complexity and structure for a sub-$13 wine. A bit of oak upfront but with finely ripened fruit, herbs and pepper. Really impressive for the money, and even a bit better than the '11. Along with Portugal, South Africa is producing some super values in red wine. Certainly worth buying more than a single bottle. Tasted Oct 2015.

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Dave Darling
Dave Darling

For the price, a solid very drinkable wine. Reminds me of J. Lure, Seven Oaks...but at $15.00 less per bottle. Will be trying the 2013 shortly.

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