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AmododA 2010

Our Buyer Becca Reeves discovered this luxurious Cape red on a trip to Klein Constantia, South Africa’s oldest winery. Lowell Jooste, head winemaker there, also has his own vineyard and winery in Stellenbosch, jointly owned with Hubert de Bouard de Laforest (of the famous Premier Grand Cru Classe Chateau Angelus in Saint Emilion) and Bruno Prats (of the renowned Second Growth Saint Estephe estate Cos d’Estournel). AmododA 3 is from them – appropriately its name means ‘three men’, using the Xhosa word for ‘men’.The grapes were selected from drip irrigated vines that produce grapes with excellent concentration, then fermented in optimum conditions and matured in French oak. The wine makes a fine partner for a Sunday roast or peppered steak.