Portside Red burst with luscious perfumed fruits and meaty dark plums with elegant, soft, subtle tannins as it finishes on the tongue. Enjoy now or cellar for further complexity.
Portside Red 2016 (Bordeaux)
Portside Red has an elegant finish on the tongue with subtle tannins. Full-bodied, dry and a savoury, more muscular than fruity.
- 2014 – John Platter Award – 3 Stars – 2017
- 2014 – Gold Wine Awards – Gold – 2017
- 2013 – Gold Wine Award – Gold – 2016
- 2013 – Veritas – Silver – 2013
- 2012 – Vintage Vitis Vinifera Award – Gold – 2012
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Food pairing notes
Portside Red is an ideal partner for a juicy steak or to enjoy on its own but Springbok medallions & blackcurrant coulis or entrecôte with caramelized shallots or Welsh rarebit will end a fine dinner.
In the Vineyard
Age of vines: 10 – 15 Years Old
Yield: 7 t/ha
Harvest Method: Hand Picked
Terrior: East facing slopes with lots of morning and midday sun
In the Cellar
The Portside Red spent 12 moths in 1st and 2nd fill French Oak with a little percentage of American oak as well
TA 5.6 g/l
RS 2.5 g/l