Shiraz 2017

R100 per bottle
R600 per case

Plum and rosemary aromas denote the fruitiness of the wine which is rounded off by subtle spice and fynbos notes.  On the palate the wine has a soft entry with notes of red spices and hints of cherries.

Description

Blend

98% Shiraz ; 2% Mourvèdre

Vineyard

Shale soils, with drip irrigation delivering a production of 8 tons/ha.

Cellar

Fermented at 24°C in stainless steel, transferred to barrels after malolactic fermentation.

Wood

13 Months in second fill French barrels and 15% in American oak barrels.

Tasting Notes

Intense purple centre with burgundy red rim.  Violets and sweet prunes aromas are rounded off by fresh red spices.  Subtle aromas of Cape Fynbos and rosemary on the nose.  On the palate the wine has elegant tannins and a dry finish with spicy and oaky notes.

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