Bonnievale Cellar Shiraz 2002

A full bodied wine with nice spicy oak, chocolate and toffee flavours.

Serve with red meat and spicy casserols.

variety : Shiraz | Shiraz
winery : Bonnievale Wines
winemaker : Henk Wentzel
wine of origin : Breede River
analysis : alc : 13.5 % vol  rs : 2.10 g/l  pH : 3.50  ta : 5.0 g/l  va : <0.85 g/l  so2 : <125 mg/l  fso2 : 40-45 mg/l  
type : Red  style : Dry  taste : Fruity  
pack : Bottle  

AWARDS
Veritas 2002 - Bronze
Veritas 2004 - Bronze

ageing : Drink now.

in the vineyard : Supplier: Bonnievale Cellar
Appellation: Robertson
Age of vines: 5 Years
Rootstock: Richter 99/110
Trellis system: 3 wire
Irrigation: Suplementary
Vine density: 2.4 X 1.2
Climate: Semi Karoo ± 250mm rain annualy

about the harvest: Date: March
Type: Hand
Yield: 8 - 10 ton/ ha

in the cellar : Crushing/Destemming: Crushed/Destalked
Tanks(type): Stainless steel
Fermentation protocol (vessel, temp, duration): Tank ±30ºC 10 days.
Malolatic (y/n): Yes
Barrel ageing (oak type, % of blend, duration): 30% 2nd and 3rd fill French oak.
Other method of oak maturation (chips etc): 70% staves
Fining: Bentonite
Filtration: Bulk
Stabilisation: Cold

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