Delheim Cab-Shiraz (2004): Wine Review


2004 Delheim Cab-Shiraz
Where found? Die Boord SuperSpar, Strand St., Stellenbosch | Map

How much? R32.95
Drunk with? Dinner; simple, homemade vegetable linguini.
Did it suit? Not really
Value for money? No
SA Blog recommends? Choose another!

Tasting notes
Since I’d recently shared a few cases of Delheim’s splendid 2003 merlot with about 200 others at a book launch, perhaps my expectations were too high for the estate’s vin de table. The vin is thin and a bit sour, best matched with a table that contains formica and red bottle-shaped ring stains. Spend more on a classier Delheim, and you won’t be disappointed.

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Estate notes
Delheim, Koelenhof, Stellenbosch
www.delheim.com
delheim@delheim.com
Tel: +27 (0) 21 888 4600, Fax: +27 (0) 21 888 4601