Cirrus Syrah 2007


variety : Shiraz | 95% Syrah, 5% Viognier
winery : Guardian Peak
winemaker : Louis Strydom
wine of origin : 
analysis : alc : 14.92 % vol  rs : 4.2 g/l  pH : 3.68  ta : 6.5 g/l  
type : Red  style : Dry  body : Medium  taste : Fruity   wooded
pack : Bottle  closure : Cork  

ageing : Appearance: Dark opaque.

Aroma: Toffee and caramel aromas are supported by subtle floral aromas emerging from the small amount of Viognier added to the wine.

Palate: Red fruit flavors are dominant with a hint of dried peach. The wine shows a well structured middle palate with a grainy finish.

Impression: “I believe we succeeded in capturing the very essence of both France (Rhone) and South Africa (Stellenbosch) in this wine.” – Jean Engelbrecht

in the cellar : VINIFICATION & STYLE

This wine was matured for 18 months in a combination of new French and American Oak 300 l barrels and is made in a typical Rhone style.

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