2016 Spice Route 'Chakalaka' Swartland
Chakalaka is Spice Route's signature wine. It is a blend of six different grape varieties. Chakalaka is Spice Route's signature wine. It is a blend of six different grape varieties: Mourvèdre, Syrah, Grenache, Carignan, Petite Sirah and Tannat which were selected for their suitability to the Swartland growing conditions. The name is derived from a spicy South African relish which is similarly a fusion of different flavours. Aromas of clove and subtle white pepper followed by plum with hints of elegant spice. A luscious and rich palate followed by smooth, integrated oak and well-balanced tannins.