Alto Wine Estate

Alto Rouge Red Blend

9.165 ratings
9.31 pro ratings
Stellenbosch, Coastal Region, Western Cape, South Africa
Red Blend
Game, Baking Spices, Duck, Goose, Potato, Chili & Hot Spicy, White Rice, Exotic Spices, Pasta, Herbs, Beans & Peas, Onion, Chicken, Pork, Venison, Salami & Prosciutto, Pungent Cheese, Soft Cheese, Mushrooms, Tomato-Based, Turkey, Veal, Hard Cheese
Top Notes For
Geordie Edmiston

Smooth on the palette with a fruity finish.

Smooth on the palette with a fruity finish.

1 person found it helpfulAug 28th, 2015
Christopher Bates

Master Sommelier, Owner/Winemaker Element Winery

9.3

1991 vintage. A little week on the nose, but great structure!

1991 vintage. A little week on the nose, but great structure!

Dec 5th, 2016
Andries Lodder

2012 very smooth, better than the 2015

2012 very smooth, better than the 2015

Jun 6th, 2018
Andries Lodder

Very nice

Very nice

Jun 6th, 2018
Ntochi

Yum!

Yum!

Jan 29th, 2018
Martin Bergo

Deep dark purple; the cabs dominate the nose with green bell pepper pyrazines and with blackberries, mulberries, cookie dough, vanilla, violets behind; well integrated but rich tannins, nice midpalate and a delicious sweet finish.

Deep dark purple; the cabs dominate the nose with green bell pepper pyrazines and with blackberries, mulberries, cookie dough, vanilla, violets behind; well integrated but rich tannins, nice midpalate and a delicious sweet finish.

Jan 3rd, 2017
James K

Impressive.

Impressive.

Oct 24th, 2015
Khanya Ngcobo

Absolutely amazing

Absolutely amazing

May 3rd, 2015
Darryl Millis

Very nice, easy drinking.

Very nice, easy drinking.

Apr 25th, 2015
Riaan Preez

Great all rounder

Great all rounder

Dec 27th, 2014