2016 Classic Shiraz

This wine is the perfect partner to tomato-based Italian foods and wood-fire grilled meats.

R55.00
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Nose

Lively aromas of mulberry and cherry, intertwined with whiffs of vibrant rasberry.

Palate

Beautifully balanced by layers of dark fruit and oak spice flavours with a well defined tannin structure, ensuring a lingering after-taste.

Style

Medium-bodied, typical Rhônestyle characteristics.

Variety

100% Shiraz

Acidity 5.2 g/l
Ageing

50% of the wine was matured in 225-litre French oak barrels for a period of 12 months. The balance was oak-staved for 9 months with added micro-oxygenation.

Alcohol 13.5%
Food Pairing

This wine is the perfect partner to tomato-based Italian foods and wood-fire grilled meats.

pH 3.80
Sugar 2.9 g/l
Vinification

Grapes originate from Swartland and Perdeberg in Agter-Paarl. Grapes were picked at 24,5 degrees Balling. Sorted, destemmed and crushed.
Fermentation took place with selected yeast accompanied by pump-overs and punch-downs at 28 degrees Celsius.

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