2016 Holden Manz, Elysium

Cape South Coast,South Africa,

£195.50

Bottle size: 75cl,
  • JR-87.5

In stock

Categories: , SKU: hub-10311794-1-DP-STOCK-N

Description

CELLAR INFORMATION The maiden vintage of this unique co-fermented wine is only possible due to the rare occurrence of Merlot and Syrah ripening at the same time on the Holden Manz farm in Franschhoek. The individual varietals were hand-picked on 10th March 2015 by our Cellarmaster and then hand-sorted allowing only the most optimally ripe berries to be used for this wine. Three brand new 225 liter French oak barrels with medium toast were filled with a mix of Merlot and Syrah berries. The barrels were rolled regularly until spontaneous fermentation occurred. Cuvaison took place over approximately 50 days. 24 months matured in new French oak barrels.

Additional information

Wine Type

Red

Country

South Africa

Region

Cape South Coast

Vintage

2016

Brand

Holden Manz

Bottle Size

75cl

Pack Size

1x75cl

Pack Type

Loose Bottles

Alcohol Percentage

15.50

Duty Status

Duty Paid

Availability

Immediate

Rating Agencies

JancisRobinson.com

Reviews

JancisRobinson.com 87.5

[Jancis Robinson, 01/01/2023]

Producer Profile

A family owned wine producer located in the heart of the Franschhoek Valley. Established by owners Gerard Holden (a British investment banker in another life) & Migo Manz in 2010. The 22ha estate is situated between the Franschhoek River and Stony Brook at 300m above sea level.  With only 16 ha under vine, their focus has always been red grape varieties, though their stellar white wines, from the reserve Chardonnay, to the Chenin Blanc, and now Semillon requires further inspection. Best you read the critic’s notes and taste, to see for yourself!