De Toren, Black Lion 2019
De Toren are industry leading red wine specialists. For over a decade now, they have set a standard for single-varietal Shiraz and Bordeaux blends that most producers might only dream of.
Cultivated from specially selected vines, nurtured with immense individual attention to detail. This wine is the culmination of the winemaker’s expertise, and rigorous quest of perfection.
Deep ruby in the glass. Expect blackberry, rich dark fruit, sweet oak spice, cedar and cigar box. Velvet tannins, utterly indulgent and painfully moreish. The pride of South Africa.
Only 4 left in stock
Shiraz / Syrah
‘The Black Lion is the heirloom of years of winemaking in De Toren’s continuous quest for perfection. It culminates the immense skill, dedication and profound passion of our winemaking team. This exceptionally exclusive Shiraz, The Black Lion, is even richer, bolder, and more elegant than before, with the most luxurious mouthfeel. It is unlike anything you’ve ever tasted.
Fermented and aged in 200% new French Oak, each one of the mere 1000 – 1300 bottles, is individually labelled and numbered by hand.
For optimum enjoyment, decant at least one hour before consumption. It is recommended to serve this wine at optimal temperature (15 – 18 degrees Celcius).
This wine has a phenomenal ageing potential. If stored and cellared in optimal conditions, this wine have the potential to be matured for up to 40 years.’
Shiraz / Syrah
Simply prepared, aged cuts of well-marbled steak.