Jordan Estate Prospector Syrah 2018
The Prospector Syrah is named in acknowledgment of the massive public support the winery received in the campaign to save the Cape Winelands from a recent application to prospect and mine various minerals. The grapes are from a single west-facing vineyard over-looking Cape Town. Aged 16 months in a mix of French and American oak barrels it has an opaque purple/black colour with pure, refined aromas of plum, minerals, peppered charcuterie and vanilla spice. Lovely purity and intensity on the palate with ripe red fruits, dark chocolate, integrated vanilla oak and a deliciously long, slightly spicy finish. This shows what can be achieved through the combination of New World ripeness allied to Old World finesse. Enjoy now until 2025+. Pair with leans cuts of steak cooked medium-rare.