Landskroon Shiraz 2011

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 : 14.00 % vol  rs : 3.00 g/l  pH : 3.51  ta : 5.77 g/l  
type : Red  style : Dry  taste : Fragrant   wooded
pack : Bottle  closure : Cork  

AWARDS
Best Value Wine Guide 2014 - 2½ Stars

ageing : Enjoy now or within the next five years.

in the vineyard : Vineyard Information:
Age of Vines: 9 - 18 years
Vines per hectare: 3000
Soil: Sandy loam and decomposed granite
Trellising:Trellised and  Bush vines
Yield: 6 - 8 tons per hectare

Climate: Winter Rainfall approximately 600mm per annum. The estate is situated along the south western slopes of Paarl Mountain at an altitude of between 140 and 250 meters and benefits from cooling summer breezes from the Atlantic Ocean. 

Irrigation: Limited irrigation of between 50 and 100mm is applied during drier summers in order to allow for optimum development and ripening of grapes. 

Soils: Vary from decomposed granites to well drained sandy loam with gravel underlays. 

Coopers: Sylvain, Schahinger, Trust & Nadalie

about the harvest: Grapes were harvested at 24,5°B.

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