Delheim Shiraz 2010

Complex, with soft berry aromas, complemented by hints of pepper and spice. This wine is full-bodied and lingers on the palate.


variety : Shiraz | 100% Shiraz
winemaker : Brenda van Niekerk
wine of origin : Stellenbosch
analysis : alc : 14.5 % vol  rs : 4.4 g/l  pH : 3.66  ta : 6.2 g/l  
type : Red  style : Dry  body : Full   wooded
pack : Bottle  size : 0  closure : Cork  

AWARDS
2013 John Platter Guide - 4 stars

ageing : Drink now or mature for up to five years after vintage.

in the vineyard : From 9 and 17-year-old trellised vineyards. A good fruit canopy was achieved as a result of intensive summer pruning.

Origin
Simonsberg ward, Stellenbosch, South Africa

about the harvest: Picked at 24 - 25.5°B, with a pH of 3.60 and TA 5.6 g/?.

in the cellar : The juice was fermented in roto-tanks and upright fermentors with the aid of selected yeast strains. Temperature was maintained between 25-28°C. Pump-overs were carried out thrice daily, until fermented dry. The wine was matured for 13 months in 98% French oak and 2% American oak.

Bottling Date: May 2012
Release Date: August 2012

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