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Date Printed: 12/19/2014
Guardian Peak Frontier 2008
Guardian Peak Frontier 2008
(search item no. 102243)
International Wine Cellar rating: 88 points
PRICE ON 12/19/2014: $14.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2010 The Wine Advocate rating: 87 points
2007 Wine Enthusiast rating: 88 points
2006 Wine Spectator rating: 88 points

Winemaker's Notes:

Cabernet Sauvignon 52%, Shiraz 32%, Merlot 17%.

To the eye, the wine is a bright ruby bed.

On the nose, the wine offers aromas of strawberries, candy floss and dark ripe cherries. Shows sleek oak spice and a delicate smoked bacon essence infused with a leathery feel from the Shiraz.

The palate is refined, with good body and a richly structured mid palate. Shiraz seems to dominate the palate and gives a juicy feel to the wine.

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About Guardian's Peak:

Guardian Peak is designed to compliment those who enjoy a healthy, active, outdoor lifestyle, and the wines are crafted to be accessible and enjoyed anywhere at any time. Lifestyle is always a priority in the Cape Winelands, and the Guardian Peak range is flexible and dynamic to enhance any lifestyle activity imaginable. Fine wine, superb food and magnificent panoramic views are the signature feature of the new Guardian Peak winery which opened in December 2005. These fruit driven wines include three red blends and three single varietal wines which embody the new-world style of winemaking allowing them to be enjoyed at an early age.