Avondale 2009 Syrah Samsara
- South Africa
- International Wine Club Selection
- Bronze Medal — Tastings.com
- Exclusive Import — Gold Medal Wine Club
- Paarl, South Africa
- 16 months in oak
- Enjoy Until
Samsara means 'to flow on' and pass through the states of life, death, and rebirth. A wine deep in character, the Avondale Syrah was named 'Samsara' to represent this eternal cycle of life and the perpetual renewal and revitalization of the Avondale Farm's living system. The Samsara Syrah is crafted with grapes from organically grown estate vines that range from 10 to 17 years of age. On the nose, the Samsara Syrah offers notes of soft wood and white pepper, violets, vibrant red berries and orange peel. Full-bodied and well balanced, this Syrah has an exceptional fruit-driven palate with flavors of plum, cherry, cloves, cinnamon and pepper that are carried through the finish with firm tannins.
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