Spice Route

Spice Route 'Chakalaka' Red Blend 2014
"Five centuries ago the ancient mariners braved uncharted seas to round the Cape in search of exotic spices. Their nerve and dash inspired Charles Back to found the Spice Route Winery in 1997. Charles had bought the farm Klein Amoskuil, and this Malmesbury based farm is now home to Spice Route's

Spice Route 'Chakalaka' Red Blend 2013
89  Wine Advocate 
Wine Spectator 89 "A rich, toasty style, featuring a hefty layer of cocoa draped over the core of melted black licorice and warmed plum sauce flavors. Gains finesse through the finish, with the silky structure letting everything meld. Syrah, Mourvèdre, Petite Sirah, Carignan, Grenache and

Spice Route 'Chakalaka' Red Blend 2012
90  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 90 "Enticing, with warmed fruitcake, fig paste, blackberry coulis and licorice snap notes coiled together and carrying through the wood spice- and bramble-edged finish. Syrah, Mourvèdre, Grenache, Carignan, Tannat and Petite Sirah. "~WS