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2020 The Foundry Syrah - 6x75cl
  • Colour Red
  • Producer The Foundry
  • Region Stellenbosch
  • Drinking 2023 - 2033
  • Case size 6x75cl
  • Available Now

2020 - The Foundry Syrah - 6x75cl

  • Colour Red
  • Producer The Foundry
  • Region Stellenbosch
  • Drinking 2023 - 2033
  • Case size 6x75cl
  • Available Now
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Case price: £120.00 Duty Paid inc VAT
Equivalent Bottle Price: £20.00 Duty Paid inc VAT
Case price: £83.97 In Bond
Please note: This wine is available for immediate delivery.
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  • Goedhuis, April 2023

    Former winemaker at the prestigious Meerlust Estate, Chris Williams, runs this small négociant business with friend James Reid, and together they make characterful, brilliantly priced wines from impeccably sourced fruit. The 2020 Syrah is a new discovery from our most recent trip to South Africa. This is a seriously sophisticated, sleek style of Syrah that reminds us of the best Northern Rhone examples. Glistening ruby in colour, with an inviting nose of red and blue berry fruit, black pepper, clove and fresh flowers. The tannins are incredibly fine, like silk, making it so inviting to drink already. Chris uses large terracotta pots sourced from Extremadura in Spain to vinify this wine, which contributes to its sublime texture. Soft fruit cradles the delicately mineral finish. A gem of a wine that is frankly unbelievable for the price. Drink 2023-2033.

  • Neal Martin, April 2023, Score: 93

    The 2020 Syrah unwinds on the nose with blueberry and black cherry fruit laced with pressed violets and iris flower. This could be direct from the Northern Rhône! The palate is very harmonious with the oak seamlessly integrated. Just a little plushness on the finish, though everything is beautifully-controlled with a touch of iodine popping up on the aftertaste. Excellent. Drink 2024-2040.

  • Platter's Wine Guide, April 2023, Score: 92

    First since 2016 (93 pts), 2020 has delicacy purity, the ripe red berries, spice lilies carried on gently muscular flesh with its fine tannin frame. Portion wholebunch, initial spontaneous ferment.

Producer

The Foundry

The Foundry is the small-scale négociant business of friends Chris Williams and James Reid. Together the duo makes excellent terroir driven wines thanks to their enviable network of grower-suppliers across the Cape. Chris and James’ labour of love was a hit from day one: the Syrah of their maiden vintage, the 2001, was awarded a five star rating (one of only 17 for the year) in the 2004 John Platter Guide. Today winemaker C...Read more

The Foundry is the small-scale négociant business of friends Chris Williams and James Reid. Together the duo makes excellent terroir driven wines thanks to their enviable network of grower-suppliers across the Cape. Chris and James’ labour of love was a hit from day one: the Syrah of their maiden vintage, the 2001, was awarded a five star rating (one of only 17 for the year) in the 2004 John Platter Guide. Today winemaker Chris Williams has stepped down from his day job as cellar master at the prestigious Meerlust Estate to dedicate his full attention to The Foundry. So close is his relationship to Meerlust however that the Foundry wines continue to be vinified and aged at the estate. 2020 brings an exciting change as Chris and James are renovating James’ historic Voor Paardeberg farm, the future permanent home of The Foundry vinifications.Read less

Region

Stellenbosch

An important region in South Africa, named after the beautiful town at its centre, it is the hub of viticultural activity and learning in the country. Only slightly warmer than Bordeaux, this is an ideal climate for grape growing, and produces many impressive Bordeaux blends, as well as Chenin Blancs.