Kloovenburg Shiraz 1999

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This wine is full-bodied, with deep red colour and a smoky, peppery varietal character.


variety : Shiraz | Shiraz
winery : Kloovenburg
winemaker : Pieter du Toit
wine of origin : Swartland
analysis : alc : 14.0 % vol  rs : 4.1 g/l  pH : 3.8  ta : 5.7 g/l  
type : Red  
pack : Bottle  

AWARDS
John Platter - 4 Stars
Gold Medal Winner at the Michelangelo International Wine Awards 2000
Received a Seal of Approval at the Hong Kong International Wine Challenge 2001.

ageing : 6-7 years.

about the harvest: The grapes were harvested in February, the residual surgar averaged 25.4ºBalling.

in the cellar : The wine was aged for 14 months in second fill American Oak barrels. Pieter believes that Shiraz will do extremely well on Kloovenburg, because of the terrior of the farm. That’s why he claimed that "this is Shiraz country".

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