South African Red Wines : R
Platter ratings :
1* plain and simple | 2* pleasant drinking | 3* characterful, appealing | 3.5* very good / promising
4* excellent | 4.5* outstanding | 5* superlative; a South African classic
Raka Spliced 2010 | Platter 3*
Platter 2013 “Friendly all-sorts red blend from Robertson grapes, 10 is juicy, spicy with a moreish dry & savoury grip. Ticks every drinkability box. WO W Cape.
Reyneke Shiraz Cab S 2015 | Platter 3*
Platter 2017 “Shiraz’s lively dark spice to fore on flavoursome 15 70/30 blend. Supple feel, rounded tannin ensure youthful approachability with stamina for few years, too. Coastal WO.
Ridgeback Cab F 2013 | Platter 4*
Platter 2016 “Cab fran’s signature walnut piquancy & dark perfumed fruit supported by ripe, balanced tannin & oak structure”
Ridgeback Shiraz 2013 | Platter 4*
Platter 2016 “Rich, dark & spicy but balanced, with well-crafted oak. 13 fresh & succulent, a serious undertone that will grace the table & improve the table.”