Old Road Wine Co.

SPOTTED HOUND (CASE OF 6)

SKU: 312118

R 594

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The spotted hound was a cunning little character. Whenever the butcher turned his back, the hound’s quirky nature would take over, and he would help himself to the finest cuts on offer.

TASTING NOTES

This unconventional blend is inspired by the dog’s cheeky chutzpah. Bright red cherry in colour and flavours of plums with an earthy minerality makes for endless enjoyment after work, at a steakhouse or around a fire. Chill it or add a block of ice, as we do in summer on the farm.

Spotted Hound 2017 Tasting Notes
Spotted Hound 2018 Tasting Notes
Spotted Hound 2019 Tasting Notes

IN THE VINEYARD

Hand-picked at optimal ripeness from selected vineyards, also in the Agter-Paarl region, the Mouvedre grapes are specially sourced for their soft, juicy tannins and opulent fruit flavours. Our Pinot Noir comes from cool climate Elgin adding a touch of elegance to the wine.

IN THE CELLAR 

In the cellar, the individual components spent 8 months in the finest 2nd and 3rd fill oak barrels, whereafter they were blended. The result is a wine that shows a slight saltiness on the nose with hints of soft cardamom spice. The palate is infused with red berries, Turkish delight and dried floral spice on the aftertaste.

ALCOHOL 14%
TOTAL ACIDITY 6.0 g/l
RESIDUAL SUGAR 3.0 g/l

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