Ruitersvlei Shiraz 2000

Smokey cherry, earthy tones and hints of pepper on the nose. Carries through to the palate with pepper, berry fruit, ripe plum and clean persistent tannins. Ideal with Rabbit, Springbok and Ostrich.


variety : Shiraz [ Shiraz ]
winemaker : Dominique Waso
wine of origin : Coastal
analysis : alc : 12.06 % vol  rs : 3.4 g/l  pH : 3.45  ta : 5.7 g/l  
pack : Bottle  

ageing : Drink now!

in the vineyard : Grapes were from unirrigated, 25 to 35 year old bush vines.

about the harvest: Grapes were picked full ripe, from mixed vineyards.

in the cellar : The grapes were fermented together. Pump over every 4 hours for 1 hour with fermentation temperature between 25 to 28ºC. Fermented dry on the skins in stainless steel red wine fermenters. Left on skins for 7 days. Malolacic fermentation completed.

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