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Metzer Family Syrah 2009

Silky, rich and sumptuous Helderberg Shiraz from three distinct parcels, made by a micro-production master

Availability: Out of stock
Style: Red
Varietal: Syrah
Country: South Africa | Somerset West
Award(s): 4 1/2 Star Platter's Guide
750ml ABV. 15%

The experts have all hailed 2009 as possibly the greatest Cape vintage ever, and we are privileged to have received a small amount of the Syrah 2009, held back for optimum ageing. This is 100% Syrah, made from an assemblage of three different Helderberg parcels that were chosen specifically for their distinctive soil types. The uniqueness of each soil type adds to the richness of the wine, and giving a layered complexity. The vineyards are farmed according to organic principles, and minimalist wine-making techniques are employed to retain as much terroir and fruit character as possible. Handmade, unfined and unfiltered; this is a silky smooth, rich and sumptuous wine that is exquisitely balanced. Extremely limited!

At Frogitt & Vonkel we want you to have the very best experience. That’s why we provide bespoke recipes with virtually all our wines. These food pairings are the ideal accompaniment to your wines because either the winemaker or our chef has tasted the wine and created a dish specifically to go with it. It’s all part of our investment in your enjoyment of wine! Our Consulting Chef, the award-winning Craig Cormack, really came up with something fun for the Major’s Hill Shiraz… one of our all-time best-selling wines. Whilst everyone is familiar with Beef Satay, this recipe breaks the mould of store-bought marinades and peanut sauces in favour of preparing everything fresh and replacing the more common peanuts with exotic macadamia. Enjoy! We Love: How the white pepper and spice of the Major’s Hill Shiraz just adds to the burst of flavour from the beef and satay sauce. A... Get the recipe here
4 1/2 Star Platter's Guide