Glennelly Syrah South African wine

Glenelly Estate Glass Collection Syrah 2017

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  • Region - east edge of Stellenbosch town centre on the Simonsberg mountain.
  • Neal Martin an expert of Bordeaux wines said this about Glenelly - "For under $25 per bottle, one has to ask why you would bother with Bordeaux?"
  • Tim Atkins gave this wine 91 points

Syrah, Shiraz is the same grape. Let's not complicate this. You are still going to get those hints of white pepper, cinnamon and dark fruits. Someone described that they got bacon on the palate, I am going to ask everyone I share this with if they get bacon. If you do, let us know. Single variety Merlot aged in Fresch oak for 12 months. 

The owners of Glenelly also own a little Chateau in Bordeaux called Pichon Comtesse. No biggie! I think that speaks volumes for the confidence in the terroir of South Africa. I love this and hope everyone can be as supportive of the wine community in South Africa.