Spier Creative Block 5 2020

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Platter's Wine Guide 2022 - 4.5 Stars (94)
Veritas Awards 2021 - Double Gold & Duimpie Bayly Veritas Vertex Award
Tim Atkin Report 2021 - 93 Points
Mundus Vini 2021 - Silver
Decanter World Wine Awards 2021 - Silver

A true symphony of a wine, with Bordeaux varietals led by Cabernet Sauvignon achieving a perfect, rousing harmony. If you ever need a standout performance from a red come dinnertime, then this is your blend. International critics agree too, with the 2017 vintage winning Gold at the Concours Mondial de Bruxelles 2020 and a 93 point rating from British Wine Master Tim Atkin.
Blackberry, cherry and blackcurrant is supported by cedar, dark chocolate and fennel hints. The vibrant palate has great balance and dense tannins. The taste will be enhanced by ageing.

Food Pairing
Creative Block 5 duets beautifully with rich stews and braises, like lamb shank or oxtail too.

47% Cabernet Sauvignon 31% Merlot  10% Cabernet Franc 9% Petit Verdot  3% Malbec

The Estate
Spier Creative Block wines are a South African take on traditional Rhône and Bordeaux-style blends. Our winemakers carefully select grapes from different vineyard blocks, combining and blending taste profiles to create wines that are much greater than the sum of their parts. The Spier Creative Block range of blends takes its name from a Spier Arts project proudly supporting South African artists.

Alcohol: 14.5% vol