Not only are the wines stellar, but the brand generates awareness about the bounty and beauty of South Africa, while acknowledging the humanitarian challenges and raising funds to combat those challenges. 10% of Fat Barrel's sales benefits such organizations, as founder Bob Lynde believes that socially conscious initiatives with for-profit companies foster positive change. The Fat Barrel vineyards are located in Paarl, which is at the heart of the South African wine country. Located 45 minutes from Cape Town, this charming region is considered the gateway to Cape Wine Culture, much like Napa is to California.
"The Fat Barrel Cabernet/Shiraz has pleasant aromas of jammy black currant and pepper. The Palate is filled with juicy red and black fruit and complemented by nuances of tobacco, cedar and vanilla. A super value of of South Africa!" The Wine Buyer, 91 Points