Sielverkoper (named for the merchants of "seals" to sailors) is a red blend of rich and dark Syrah, some spicy Mourvèdre, full-bodied Carignan and juicy Grenache noir. It is a rich and complex wine with spicy cigar-box notes and a full mouthfeel. It is ready to drink now, but will age for 8 to 12 years.

Leenders Sielverkoper Red blend

  • ‘Sielverkoper’ or ‘soul trader’ harks back to the sly fellow who would recruit sailors onto merchant ships under the pretense of promised fortunes upon their return from Holland - only to sell their earnings while they were away. This wine honours the many hardworking mariners who soullessly travelled the seven seas. 



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