Spier Wine Farm Creative Block 5


Spier Wine Farm Creative Block 5

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Technical sheet

Type Of Wine: red wine
Other Vintages: Other vintages
2016 and 2015
Appellation:Stellenbosch (Western Cape, South Africa)
Winery: Spier Wine Farm
Volume: 75cl
Grapes: Petit Verdot
Allergens: Contains Sulfites
Spier Wine Farm is the maker of this Spier Wine Farm Creative Block 5 (£133.27), a red wine from the region of Stellenbosch that is made with petit verdot. Drinks&Co users rate this red wine with 4 out of 5 points.

Description of Spier Wine Farm Creative Block 5

Spier Wine Farm Creative Block 5 (Petit Verdot)


  • View: intense ruby ​​red.
  • Nose: aromas of blackberry, blackcurrant, hints of cedar, black, chocolate fennel.
  • Mouth: A vibrente palate with great balance and dense tannins.

APPELLATION: Stellenbosch.

VINEYARD: decomposed granite with clay subsoil located between 7 and 20 km from the cold Atlantic Ocean.

GRAPES: 48% Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot 39%, 6% Cabernet Franc, 4% and 3% Petit Verdot Malbec.

PREPARATION: The grapes were harvested by hand, precooled, despailladas and individually classified to remove unwanted berries. Fermentation took place in stainless steel tanks for up to three weeks. Malolactic fermentation and ripening was carried out in French oak barrels 300L for 18 months (60% first filling, second filling balance). Before mixing, the wines are individually developed to address the unique needs of each variety so that everyone could reach their full potential. Selective tasting barrels determined the composition of the mixture. Expert blending ensured harmony between five varieties. The wine has achieved the optimum balance between fruit volume palate, oak and tannin extract, all without losing the intimate quality and unique sense of place of each variety.

WINE PAIRING: oxtail simmered a pot of beef or truffle risotto with wild mushrooms grilled fire.

ALCOHOL: 14.55%

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Spier Wine Farm

Spier Wine Farm

At the four-star Spier Hotel in the Stellenbosch Winelands, guests aren’t just offered a bed and a morning meal; they’re promised a full farm-style experience. Tucked away on one of the oldest and most celebrated wine farms in South Africa, the family-friendly lodging has 1100 hectares of pastoral pastures, leafy vineyards and spectacular scenery at its doorstep, and guests are invited to get lost in the bucolic beauty of the grounds.

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Complex flavours of dark berry fruit and dark chocolate on the nose, before leading onto a generous palate of berry fruit. Well balanced and full, with a smooth finish of oak and perfume.
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