Vera Cruz Shiraz 1998

It is a hugely intense wine combining aspects of black pepper, coffee and ripe fruits into a complex whole. Due to the size of the production, this wine is unique and represents the pinnacle of quality from our Delheim cellar.


variety : Shiraz | Shiraz
winemaker : 
wine of origin : Coastal
analysis : alc : 13.5 % vol  rs : 2.40 g/l  pH : 3.76  ta : 6.1 g/l  

AWARDS
International Wine-& Spirit Competition - Gold Medal
Used in International Shiraz Seminar to represent best of S.A. in London September 2000.
Michelangelo Awards - Double Gold Medal
Wine Magazine UK – 92 points (Best Shiraz)
Platter Wine Guide – 4 stars
in the vineyard : This superb Shiraz is made from a selection of our premium Shiraz vineyard displaying true individuality and a small quantity is selected and nurtured more carefully to be released as a Vera Cruz Estate Wine.

in the cellar : The wine was matured for 15 months in 225 litre French Oak Casks. It was blended and bottled in August 1999.

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