Noble Hill Syrah 2016, Wo Simonsberg Paarl

Syrah Syrah
South Africa

$18.95 (12686)

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February 22, 2020

Critic Reviews (4)

David Lawrason
David Lawrason

This is a dark, meaty red for the charcuterie platter or winter stew. All kinds of smoked meat, iodine, pepper and...

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Michael Godel
Michael Godel

On the Paarl side of the Simonsberg (mountain) the decomposed granite gifts soil measure to vines of syrah in a...

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Sara d'Amato
Sara d'Amato

An intense, smoky, broody syrah with a great deal of authentic peppery spice. A commercial style but very well done....

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John Szabo, MS
John Szabo, MS

Very smoky, scorched earth-inflected, medicinal in the South African style, with cracked black pepper and dried...

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Community Reviews (1)

Jason Solanki
Jason Solanki

Mostly Syrah with minute amounts of Mourvèdre and Viognier, this has a medium+ intensity nose with savoury, meaty, and peppery spice and some dark currant and cherry notes adding some fruit to the aroma profile. It's medium-bodied with supple, fine tannins that are a touch structured, with smoky, toasty, scorched earth flavours, plus touches of dark berry and spice notes adding complexity. Acids are fresh and nicely balanced. Finishes long with more smoky and scorched earth tones. Tasted Feb/2020.

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