This approachable wine has beautiful ripe, soft and silky tannins with good balance and a lingering finish. Black cherry, plums, tobacco and herbaceous notes are prominent. Balanced acidity and vibrant flavours complement this elegant wine.
Holden Manz's style is to emulate the classic French approach to making winemaking whilst not losing the origins of their South African heritage. The wines are produced in three ranges; the premium avant garde selection which includes the multi-award winning Bordeaux style blend The Big G, a Port style wines called Good Sport, a French Oak barrel fermented Chardonnay using grapes form Elgin and a spicy Bordeaux style blend called Visionnaire; the Contemporary range including the single varietals Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon and Shiraz and the Modern range consisting of the Provence style Rosé and the Syrah, Merlot, cab blend called Vernissage.