Cape Mentelle Zinfandel
Deep magenta with dark ruby edges. The aromatics are dark and brooding with Christmas spices of cinnamon and nutmeg, lifted fresh red roses and potpourri. Hints of candied ginger, marmalade and poached plum overlay the Christmas pudding complexity of liquorice, brandy soaked raisins and rhubarb. The palate bursts forth with Christmas cake spices candied cherry and ginger, sweet dark chocolate, dried date and fig paste. Dancing elements of aniseed, cardamom and dried fruits envelope the palate with warmth and richness, framed by firm yet fine grained tannins. This wine is a symphony of sweet and savoury, captivating and engaging with every sip.