Liberty Fairtrade Shiraz 2014 South Africa

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Liberty Fairtrade Shiraz 2014 South Africa
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The Liberty Shiraz is sourced from Fairtrade certified vineyards in Swartland in the Western Cape, with winemaking overseen by Charles Back and the Fairview winemaking team. Six months oak ageing gives aromatic berry notes leading through to rich bramble fruit flavours and lovely soft, ripe tannins. Try this with bbq meats, ribs or spicy sausages.

Buy this if...you love a ripe, spicy Shiraz.

Star buy for a treat - mellow, marvellous, smokey, deep and delicious - Olly Smith - Mail on Sunday
1 review(s)
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Regular Price: £8.99

Special Price £7.99

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Percentage Alcohol

14.5

Region

Western Cape

Grape Variety

Syrah / Shiraz

Country

South Africa

Style

ArrayMedium-Bodied Red, Oaked Red

Vintage

2014

Food Match

ArrayBBQ, Sausages, Tomato-Based Dishes

Vegan

Vegan

Regular Price: £8.99

Special Price £7.99

  • Meet The Producer

  • Customer Reviews

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The Producer

In 2007 Fairview owner Charles Back chanced upon a co-operative winery in Citrusdal, 2 hours north of Cape Town and formed a consortium to bring the winery back to full working capacity. With 50% of the production certified as Fairtrade since 2003, and part owned by the farmers since 2007, this was the ideal opportunity to build upon the social improvement engendered through the Fairtrade premium - hence the choice of the name: 'Liberty'.
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Tom Cannavan Reviews

Don't just take our word for it; here's what wine writer Tom Cannavan has to say:

"Plenty of bangs per buck in this Western Cape Shiraz - though of course those bucks are buying Fairtrade's guarantee of good conditions and a fair wage for the farm workers too. Big, deep and smoky from its six months in oak, there's a chocolate depth and hints of sizzling bacon fat on the nose, before a full, powerful palate, brimming with black fruit and clove spice to deliver one helluva mouthful of wine at the price."

The Region

The grapes are sourced from Fairtrade certified vineyards predominantly in the Berg en Dal farm in the Swartland region. These vineyards are trellised and grow on sandy, loam soils.
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Great for the price - thanks Olly

I've got to hand it to Olly a great pick. It's as good or better than Shiraz's that are 50% or more the price.
Nose - Spicy
Palate - rich and fruity
Finish - smooth with a hot mouth feel and no tannins

By Chris on 20th March 2018

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