Boschendal Shiraz 1996

Dark mulberry in colour, this wine has a nose of berry fruit, pepper and hints of vanilla from the oak maturation. The palate shows a complex, layered structure, with well-integrated wood and mature tannins. An excellent complement to roast fillet, lamb and gammon.

variety : Shiraz [ 100% Shiraz ]
winemaker : Ronell Wiid
wine of origin : Coastal
analysis : alc : 12.59 % vol  rs : 1.9 g/l  pH : 3.8  ta : 5.6 g/l  
type : Red  
pack : Bottle  closure : Cork  

ageing : 5 years

in the cellar : The must took seven days to ferment to full dryness, followed by further maceration of thirteen days before pressing. 95% of the wine underwent malolactic fermentation in stainless steel tanks and the balance in French oak barrels. The wine was matured in oak for one year.

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