94 pts Tim Atkin MW 2018
Charisma is always made from the same three varieties - mostly Syrah with Petit Verdot and Sangiovese - and is aged in larger wood. Dense and inky, it’s a rich, complex, layered wine with damson and blackberry fruit and plenty of ageworthy tannin. Good now, but will improve. 2020-28.
4 ½ Stars 2019 Platter’s South African Wine Guide
Eclectic red continues upward path in youthful 17 (93 pts) mainly shiraz, 16% petit verdot for black-fruited depth & aniseed (both varieties year old wood), plus 5% unoaked 2018 sangiovese for freshness.