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Onyx is a boutique wine label, now sold as Daring Cellars Premium range, produced by Darling Cellars on the west coast of South Africa, close to Cape Town. The grapes for the wines are sourced from various growers within the Groenkloof vineyard area, known for its diverse soil types and favorable microclimates. As Onyx, the wine was originally named for the deep black, semiprecious stone found in the granite bedrock in the vineyard’s soils. These premium wines are made from hand-selected grapes, carefully monitored in the cellar with regular evaluations to ensure quality.– Description from Amanda Schuster
Mint, dried berry fruit and strawberries in cream greets the nose along with notes of toasted nuts and leather. Lots of red cherry fruit pops on the entry here along with some spicy earth, toasted nut, and sagey herb notes. This is broad and wide open ...
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Friday was a very good day for Oregon's second-smallest wine ... Yakima, Umapine, Hermison, Onyx and Oliphan series.” Stones are a rare occurrence in these areas, further reinforcing the region's contention of uniqueness. According to Great Northwest Wines, the area has about 250 acres of wine grapes.Vines first came to the area in the mid 90's... Read More
Mint, dried berry fruit and strawberries in cream greets the nose along with notes of toasted nuts and leather. Lots of red cherry fruit pops on the entry here along with some spicy earth, toasted nut, and sagey herb notes. This is broad and wide open today, expansive on the palate and transparent with fruit that is decidedly in the red end of t... Read More
Dark fruits and cherry. Satiny smooth. Solid tannins and good acidity. A hint ... ... quality-price ratio. The ONYX, a Seattle Wine Awards Gold Medal winner, is winemaker Keith Pilgrims signature Bordeaux blend, which the winery says is a snapshot of the vineyard.Wineshout.c Read More
Recommendable - very good wine at this price level Read More
Full flavoured redwine, smooth, spiced and warm. To enjoy in company of good friends and food Read More
Imagine you took all the awesome aspects of a Malbec, Merlot, Tannat, Cabernet ... wine. That's what the '06 Onyx literally is. I think Onyx tends to taste best about 4-5 years after the vintage dat Read More
I'm new to wine drinking and have tried a couple of wines that were described as "mineraly". What does this typically mean? Read More
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Good dark fruit nose. On the palette, black cherry, cedar, cassis, some black berry. Decent acidity. All in all a good wine. Read More
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