2008 Glenelly Estate Lady May
Sixth red wine at our annual DMV South African wine tasting.
Medium to deep garnet red with a ruby core. Chalky nose with dark berries, sweet spices with some toasted oak. Solid acidity with medium tannins (6/10) and a medium body. Layered palate with notes of black currants, cassis, chalk and earthy notes. A bit of green bitterness in the long finish.
Made up of 91% Cabernet Sauvignon and 9% Petit Verdot. Aged for 24 months in 100% new French oak barrels. Only 9,600 bottles produced.
2018 till 2020.
Price Point:$$ - More recent vintages can be found for around $40.00 in the USA.