Boschendal 1685 S & M Shiraz/Mourvèdre 2013, Wo Coastal Region

Red Blend Red Blend
Western Cape, South Africa

$16.75 (403667)

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89 pts
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May 30, 2015

Critic Reviews (5)

Sara d'Amato
Sara d'Amato

This Rhone-inspired blend verges on a sensory overload with a great deal of succulence and impact. The palate offers...

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David Lawrason
David Lawrason

This is a great buy at $20 for fans of the Cape's increasingly impressive "Rhone" blends. This is a big, softish and...

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John Szabo, MS
John Szabo, MS

A markedly medicinal, smoky, cold cream-dominated wine, in other words, typical syrah, with a big dash of toasted oak...

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Michael Godel
Michael Godel

From the hands of winemaker Bertho van der Westhuizen, this puts 70 per cent Shiraz from vineyards in the Faure area...

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Bill Zacharkiw
Bill Zacharkiw

Excellent syrah and mourvedre blend that show a great acidity, floral notes, bright fruit and a finish of olive and...

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Community Reviews (2)

Michael Loken
Michael Loken

I'm a fan of South African wine for the bold flavours and rustic flavour profiles. This is a big wine, but has a lot of barnyard on the nose...a little too much for my tastes.

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Brad Mate
Brad Mate

Starts sweet and finishes sour with a burn. It's a simple fruity wine. It's thin and watery on the palate and the acid is quite high. It's not terrible, but it's unbalanced, thin and hot. Blah, a pass for me.

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