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Excelsior Shiraz 2006

Member Review by troyconquer:

Deep, dark, spicy fruit, but I'm also getting something a little floral. Tannic for sho. Me likee!

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Excelsior:
Excelsior is a winery in Ashton in the Robertson region of South Africa that has been in the De Wet family since 1870. Freddie and son Peter De Wet currently oversee operations. The 220 ha of vines are dedicated to international varieties such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Shiraz, Merlot, Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc. The grapes are hand picked and cultivated using a minimal amount of chemicals. ... Read more
Excelsior is a winery in Ashton in the Robertson region of South Africa that has been in the De Wet family since 1870. Freddie and son Peter De Wet currently oversee operations. The 220 ha of vines are dedicated to international varieties such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Shiraz, Merlot, Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc. The grapes are hand picked and cultivated using a minimal amount of chemicals. The wines are produced as full-bodied, intense expressions of the varietals.  Read less

Member Reviews for Excelsior Shiraz

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Snooth User: troyconquer
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4.00 5
06/28/2009

Deep, dark, spicy fruit, but I'm also getting something a little floral. Tannic for sho. Me likee!


Snooth User: karlbanty
2497053
2.00 5
09/06/2009

Two glasses


External Reviews for Excelsior Shiraz

External Review
Source: Astor Wines & Spirits
03/10/2009

A juicy, tasty red from Robertson, South Africa. It shows loads of dark fruit on the palate with cassis and a touch of smoke on the finish. The tannins are eager to please - in fact, this wine just won't let you down in general. Friendly and approachable.




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