South African wines do not exhibit the major vintage variations seen in the cooler northern hemisphere.
The season started fast and hot, ending with rain and lower temperatures ensuring elegant and well structured wines. Smaller red berries ensured intense colour and juicy fruit concentration.
John Platter 2016 Hidden Gem
Veritas Awards 2015: Bronze
Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show 2016: Bronze
Origin: South Africa
Acidity: 5.7 g/L
Residual Sugar: 5.8 g/L
Serving suggestion: Served at ambient temperature