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Bellingham The Bernard Series Syrah South Africa,
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Bellingham, The Bernard Series Syrah, Coastal Region 2007

In homage to the northern Rhône this has a hint (3%) of Viognier, but it’s enough to give a wisp of honeysuckle perfume and softness to the palate. This and the fine tannins gives an elegant wine of great value. 18pts/20
Price: £11 Sainsbury’s (2009), SA Wines Online, DGB Europe
Drink: 2012–2018
Alc: 14%