Kumala Zenith 2010

Kumala have done a good job packaging up this bottle making it look modern and stylish.  I like the screw cap as well which is perfect for giving my corkscrews the night off.

The wine is a very good table wine. It is a blend of three big grape varieties: cabernet sauvignon, merlot and shiraz. This in itself is interesting as it shows a desire to on the part of the producer to make something interesting with a degree of complexity.  It's a good effort and at the "under ten pound" price bracket quite commendable.  It has a lot of dark red fruit on the nose, quite jammy but just holding out on the limits of what my nasal passage can take.  I had this wine with a starter of tomato and basil soup followed by a bowl of pasta and fresh green pesto.  The large penne mixed with oil, basil and nuts was a good match for this wine.  It is rich with succulent fruit that washes the herbaceous away and leaves deep plummy flavours and a touch of its own autumnal spice.  Very drinkable but definitely one to have with food.  Enjoy!

Available at Tesco.  I also did a quick search and think you can buy it from Sainsbury's.


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