Black Oystercatcher Triton 2014
Elim Wine Ward
The Black Oystercatcher is a family-run wine farm at the cool tip of Africa. Our unique location and marginal soils help create our penetrating fruit flavours in our wines.
The Triton 2014 is the ideal winter wine – with its remarkable minerality, and soft tannin on the palate complemented by a plump mouth feel and long finish. The wine pairs perfectly with hearty red meat and dark chocolate.
The varietals of this blend are 79% Shiraz, 19% Cabernet Sauvignon and 2% Mourvédre. They’re hand-picked and gently de-stemmed, then independently fermented, matured, aged in French oak for 12 months and meticulously blended. Alcohol: 13 %.
The person who is willing to take a long breath after a long day – sit by the fire, and sip a glass of heart-warming red wine. It’s a sophisticated wine, for a sophisticated wine and food lover.
The Triton 2014 offers a prominent white pepper on the nose with hints of dark fruits. Remarkable minerality and soft tannin on the palate are complemented by a plump mouth feel.
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Cape Town Insiders’ Review Of The Wine
I loved the elegant branding of the Triton and the wine was excellent too! The Triton is a red blend made up of 79% Shiraz, 19% Cabernet Sauvignon and 2% Mourvédre from the The Black Oystercatcher wine farm. The cooler climate ensures that minerality and soft tannins are perfectly balanced – this is definitely a hearty winter wine that is best enjoyed in front of a fireplace.