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Riebeek Cellars Shiraz, Swartland, South Africa
89 Points

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Region: South Africa Western Cape
Vintage: 2017
BC: $12.99

BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -124950
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WineScores' Review

Value, silky, fresh.
From the cape's wild west region, known as Swartland, this ruby-hued and juicy Shiraz is perfect for everyday dinners of roasted meats, grilled mushrooms and eggplant or anything you can throw on the grill.
Aromas of black cherry and briary berries, cocoa and cracked black pepper, star anise and clove lead to a medium-bodied and well-balanced palate that is silky and extremely approachable.
A great BBQ Red at a buy-by-the-case price.

Recommended Pairings
Rich Meats , Barbeque, Bargain Bottles , Game Day Wines

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Wine Scores reviewed - 2019-10-31 20:39:01.0


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