Alto 1693 is a South African red wine. It is a rich blend of Cabernet Franc, Shiraz, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon and Petit Verdot. The wine is aged in French oak.
The Alto 1693 has juicy red fruit and soft violets on the nose rounded off with spiciness. The wine is well integrated with a seamless tannin structure, embodied by mulberries, and pepper. It is finished off with a delicate aftertaste.
Colour: Dark ruby red.
Bouquet: Lead pencil shavings, crushed red fruit and a hint of chocolate dominates the nose.
Taste: Elegant red fruit flavours on the palate, backed up by soft, elegant tannins.
General: A stylish princely wine with excellent ageing potential.
Food Pairing: Ideal with Beef, Poultry in red sauce, and game, and excellent on its own.