Mooiplaas Watershed Syrah 2009

A very dark colour reveals the intensity of the wine. Black cherry, spice and leather notes. Palate offer excellent focus and intensity with multi layers of dark chocolate, fennel and dark fruit that is underpinned by fine, well integrated tannins.

Grilled sirloin, rump and fillet, venison stew, roast game birds.

variety : Shiraz | 100% Shiraz
winery : Mooiplaas Estate
winemaker : Louis Roos
wine of origin : Stellenbosch
analysis : alc : 14.0 % vol  rs : 1.2 g/l  pH : 3.8  ta : 6.5 g/l  
type : Red  
pack : Bottle  size : 750ml  closure : Cork  

Bronze - Veritas Wine Awards 2013
Silver - International Wine and Spirit Competition 2013
4 Stars - John Platter 2012
Museum Class - Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show 2013

ageing : Tremendous ageing potential.

in the vineyard : Grapes from 2 adjacent blocks high against the Bottelary Hills, so called Rooirug (RedBack), 3½ ha in size, at 280 m above sea level on a steep eastern slope.

in the cellar : Wine was matured for 18 months in small 225 litre French oak barrels.

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