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2017 Topiary South African (Red Blend) "Innocence"

Topiary 2017 Innocence

Winery: Topiary

Vintage: 2017

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Innocence"

Wine Category: South African (Red Blend)

Grape blend: 66% Cabernet Sauvignon & 34% Syrah

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Franschhoek

State or country: South Africa

Price: $15

Cases produced: unknown

KWG Score: 89 (based on 2 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good+ (90)

Review date: June 16, 2021

Wine Review: This opaque and very dark ruby colored Cabernet Sauvignon from South Africa opens with a cedar, cola and raspberry bouquet with hints of herbal tea. On the palate, this wine is medium bodied, balanced, soft and juicy. The flavor is a mineral and cedar influenced spiced red plum with notes of red raspberry. I also detected hints of red cherry and red currant. The finish is dry and it moderate tannins are nicely extended. This wine would pair nicely with a juicy bacon burger. Enjoy - Ken

Winemaker Notes: Philippe, the owner and winemaker, made this blend with the same philosophy. The harmony between the Cab and the Syrah is very well done. The nose is smooth, with the fruity aromas of Syrah, and then when you drink it, the enjoyable taste of the Cab comes in to create a real innocent experience.

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