Percheron

2021 Shiraz/Mourvedre

£8.80 per bottle

£9.35 per bottle

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Contemporary wines celebrating traditional South African cultivars and the re-introduction of the Percheron to work the vineyards. Percheron is a breed of French heavy horse traditionally used when many of these prized old plots were first established – they are now enjoying a resurgence in South Africa as their hooves are gentler to the soil and surrounding vines.

Grapes for Percheron Shiraz Mourvedre has been sourced from traditional growers in the Swartland area of the Cape. Co-fermented Shiraz and Viognier do their thing whilst waiting for the later Mourvèdre to create this threesome. The nose suggests summer pudding, black cherries and crushed raspberries with notes of aromatic spice and a latent creaminess. Ripe, juicy on the palate which is at once vibrant and dark.

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Alcohol Content
14%

Code
12940

More Information About The Percheron Winery

2021 Percheron Shiraz/Mourvedre
   3 wines currently available at The Vineking
   
Located in Western Cape · South Africa

The image of the noble steed on the wine labels – and indeed the name itself – give something of a hint that Percheron is a winery that really values tradition. The Percheron is a French heavy horse breed that was widely used when many of the Western Cape’s......

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