Wine Kumala, "Reserve" Shiraz, 2014
Deep red wine.
Sredneteloe wine has a smooth taste with lovely tones of ripe wild berries, cherries, mocha and a long finish.
The aroma of the wine reveals notes of ripe wild berries, cherries and mocha.
Fine wine as an aperitif and goes well with beef, venison and roasted lamb.
Kumala is one of the most promising South African wineries and wine producing here are the most popular in the UK. Kumala is located in the heart of the South African wine: near the town of Stellenbosch and near the Cape of Good Hope, where the two oceans - the Atlantic and Indian. Here are made of high quality wines that have excellent character. Winemaking in the region began to develop in the late XVII century, during the colonization of the country by German and Dutch colonists.
Kumala works with many of the Vineyard and regions such as the Olifants River, Paarl, Stellenbosch and Worcester. For the production of premium wines using grapes from famous vineyards Dzhorneys End. The vines are planted at the foot of the hills Sir Louris that rise over the ocean. Due to the mild maritime climate, the warm summer, as well as excellent drainage system matures are wonderful grapes - the basis for an interesting varietal wines.
A very important role in the production of wine Kumala plays Ben Jordan - chief winemaker company. Ben was born in Stellenbosch and graduated from the Faculty of Viticulture and Oenology at the local university. He is a wonderful, talented and skilled as no one else is aware of the peculiarities of wines and potential local vineyards.
Ben traveled as a winemaker and got huge experience working in the famous wine regions of the world, including Australia and the United States. During the harvest, which lasts in South Africa from January to April, Jordan rides through the vineyards, the tracking quality berries. Rest of the time he spends at the winery, controlling the process of production and aging of wine. Ben Jordan is one of the main instigators and popularizers of wine in his country, he appreciates the diversity of the local soils, topography and climate, because the geography of the Western Cape allows for a really high quality and amazing variety of wines.