Landskroon Shiraz 2008

A medium to full-bodied wine with subtle toast and cinnamon oak overlays. Some smoky and sweet berry fruit flavours.

Serve at 16 - 19°C with barbequed meats, oxtail, meat and cheese pastries.

variety : Shiraz [ 100% Shiraz ]
winery : Landskroon Wines
winemaker : Abraham van Heerden
wine of origin : Paarl, Coastal Region
analysis : alc : 13.50 % vol  rs : 3.80 g/l  pH : 3.43  ta : 5.95 g/l  
type : Red  style : Dry  taste : Fragrant   wooded
pack : Bottle  closure : Cork  

AWARDS
Wine of the Month, May 09: Shiraz Tasting 1st runner up out of 20 wines.
2009 Investec Private Bank Winemakers' Choice Diamonds Awards

ageing : Barrel maturation: 12 months
Type of Wood: American Oak 2nd & 3rd fill
Bottling date: 25 November 2009

in the vineyard : Vineyard Information:
Age of Vines: 6 - 13 years
Vines per hectare: 3000
Soil: Sandy loam and decomposed granite
Trellising: Bush vines
Yield: 6 – 8 tons per hectare

about the harvest: Vinification: Grapes were harvested at 24.5° B, destemmed and transferred to open fermentation tanks.

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