Cape Venture

Lubanzi Shiraz Blend

8.817 ratings
8.74 pro ratings
South Africa
Shiraz, Mourvedre, Cinsault, Grenache
Beef, Venison, Chocolate & Caramel, White Rice, Lamb, Pasta, Potato, Mushrooms, Salami & Prosciutto, Chili & Hot Spicy, Tomato-Based, Pork, Pungent Cheese, Hard Cheese, Onion, Shallot, Garlic, Herbs, Soft Cheese, Turkey, Veal, Chicken, Exotic Spices, Duck, Nuts & Seeds, Asian Cuisine, Salads & Greens, Quinoa, Farro, Brown Rice, Quinoa
Top Notes For
Randy Fuller

The Lubanzi red blend of South African Shiraz, Cinsault, Mourvèdre and Grenache is a dark ruby wine with a nose and palate to match. Aromas of dark fruit are joined by a strong minerality, with a slightly smoky, savory, leathery whiff above the glass. The palate is fruity in the most savory sense possible. Big black cherry and cassis meet up with earthy herbs and spices. It's a lively wine, with acidity to refresh and tannins to make pairing it with meaty dishes a natural. The twist-off cork makes it super easy to open.

The Lubanzi red blend of South African Shiraz, Cinsault, Mourvèdre and Grenache is a dark ruby wine with a nose and palate to match. Aromas of dark fruit are joined by a strong minerality, with a slightly smoky, savory, leathery whiff above the glass. The palate is fruity in the most savory sense possible. Big black cherry and cassis meet up with earthy herbs and spices. It's a lively wine, with acidity to refresh and tannins to make pairing it with meaty dishes a natural. The twist-off cork makes it super easy to open.

2 people found it helpfulAug 6th, 2017
Gregory Voigt

A very pleasant surprise. Very smooth for its age.

A very pleasant surprise. Very smooth for its age.

Nov 2nd, 2019
Adam Baker

Light spice. Dark raspberry, plum. Medium-length finish. Fruit and spice. A little acidic. Good with food. Needs to mellow a little without food. Definitely try again in a year.

Light spice. Dark raspberry, plum. Medium-length finish. Fruit and spice. A little acidic. Good with food. Needs to mellow a little without food. Definitely try again in a year.

Apr 18th, 2018
Dorian H

A bit flat, but not a bad casual drinking wine.

A bit flat, but not a bad casual drinking wine.

Jan 14th, 2018
Charles Gibbs

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Matt Sterr

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Apr 3rd, 2018
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Aug 30th, 2017
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