Landskroon Cinsaut Shiraz 2006

A medium bodies, soft, fruity wine with lingering finish.

Serve with light barbeque meals or smoked chicken. Serve chilled in summer, otherwise 16 – 19°C.

variety : Cinsaut | 43% Cinsaut, 42% Shiraz, 12% Cabernet Sauvignon, 3% Touriga Nacional
winery : Landskroon Wines
winemaker : Paul de Villiers
wine of origin : Paarl, Coastal Region
analysis : alc : 14.00 % vol  rs : 4.10 g/l  pH : 3.47  ta : 5.80 g/l  
type : Red  style : Dry  body : Medium  
pack : Bottle  closure : Cork  

AWARDS
John Platter 2008 - ***

ageing : Enjoy now or within the next three years.

in the vineyard : Origin: Paarl, Coastal Region

Climate: Winter Rainfall approximately 600mm per annum. The estate is situated along the south western slopes of Paarl Mountain at an altitude of between 140 and 250 meters and benefits from cooling summer breezes from the Atlantic Ocean.

Irrigation: Limited irrigation of between 50 and 100mm is applied during drier summers in order to allow for optimum development and ripening of grapes.

Soils: Vary from decomposed granites to well drained sandy loam with gravel underlays.

Age of vines: 15 - 25 years
Vines per hectare: 3000
Soil: Sandy loam and decomposed granite
Trellising: Bush vines
Yield: Cinsaut - 8 tons per hectare
Shiraz - 6 tons per hectare
Cabernet Sauvignon - 7 tons per hectare
Touriga Nacional - 9 tons per hectare

about the harvest: The four wines that were used to make up this blend were separately harvested at 24.50 °B.

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