RW Number One Constitution Road Shiraz 2011

Deep rich purple color, intense aroma of dark ripe blackberry with seductive spicy fruit and black pepper characteristics. Velvety palate with supple fine-grained tannins combining well with the French oak.

Serving Suggestions: Temperature of 10° - 12°C. Allergens: Contains Sulphites, Egg

variety : Shiraz [ 100% Shiraz ]
winery : Robertson Winery
winemaker : Jacques Roux
wine of origin : Robertson
analysis : alc : 14.66 % vol  rs : 4.0 g/l  pH : 3.45  ta : 6.4 g/l  
type : Red  style : Dry   wooded
pack : Bottle  size : 0  closure : Cork  


2015 Syrah du Monde - Silver
2014 Shiraz du Monde - Gold

ageing : 7 to 10 years

in the vineyard : Farm: Wolfkloof
Soil type: Deep Oakleaf
Trellising: Five-wire Perold system
Water management: Regulated deficit irrigation resulting in small berries and concentration of flavour
Row direction: South-east to north-west
Viticulturist: Briaan Stipp

about the harvest: 

Harvest date: 11th - 19th of March 2011
Harvest method: Hand-harvested in small baskets at 25.2 - 27.1° Balling/Brix were used.
Yield: 8 tons per hectare

in the cellar : Fermentation occurred in small open fermentation tanks with a capacity of 1-10 tons. Manual punch down every 3 hours for 8 days was followed by extended skin contact. Malolactic fermentation followed in barrel over a four week period. The wine was aged for 24 months in 225 and 300 litre new French and American cooperage of which 23% was Sylvain, 13% Vicard, 13% Demptos and the remainder Taransaud, Damy and Radoux producing an exclusive vintage of only 128 barrels.

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