A Few Good Men Shiraz 1999

Huge, ripe, juicy red fruit flavours, with an exciting spiciness and a perfect long smooth finish of soft fruits and wood tannin. Serve with grilled steak.


variety : Shiraz | 100% Shiraz
winery : Riebeek Cellars
winemaker : Zakkie Bester and Eric Saayman
wine of origin : Coastal
analysis : alc : 12.50 % vol  rs : 1.6 g/l  pH : 3.68  ta : 5.3 g/l  
type : Red  
pack : Bottle  

AWARDS
Gold - Vino Ljubljana - Slovenija
Silver - Veritas 2001
in the vineyard : Only grapes from the vineyard of Jaco Van der Merwe was used for this wine. Production was 8.5 tons per hectare.

about the harvest: Harvested at an average of 25ยบ Balling.

in the cellar : Crushed and destemed, natural fermentation. Fermented dry on the skins. After alcoholic and malolactic fermentaion racked into 30% new American oak and 70% in French barrels where it was matured for nine months.

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