An upfront nose with aromas of roasted spice and dark fruit. The palate is fresh and medium to full bodied with an supple tannin structure. Flavours of plums and spice conclude with a long elegant nish. The perfect accompaniment to most red meat dishes as well as duck and pork. Approachable now but will mature gracefully up to 5 years from vintage.
The then owners, Lowell Jooste (the former co-owner of Klein Constantia) along with internationally wellknown Bordeaux wine personalities Hubert de Boüard (co-owner of Chateau Angélus in Saint-Emilion) and Bruno Prats (former owner of Chateau Cos d’Estournel in Saint-Estèphe) released the eponymous maiden vintage blend of Syrah-Cabernet in 2005. Anwilka has since established a worldwide reputation for this red blend which has been described by Robert Parker as “the finest red wine I have ever had from South Africa”.