Weltevrede Bedrock Black Syrah 2015

A black-red colour. The nose expresses aromas of cherry tobacco, dried berries, plums, leather, cigar box and black pepper. On the palate you will experience flavours of cranberries, coriander, dark chocolate and bitter expresso.

Biltong, lamb shank, oxtail, chilly chocolate steak.

variety : Shiraz | 100% Shiraz
winemaker : Philip Jonker & Neil Strydom
wine of origin : Robertson
analysis : alc : 13.5 % vol  rs : 4.0 g/l  pH : .  ta : 5.0 g/l  
type : Red  style : Dry  body : Full  taste : Fragrant   wooded
pack : Bottle  size : 750ml  closure : Cork  

ageing : Will last for 10 years or more.

in the vineyard : A single Vineyard Wine. This vineyard is the eastern most vineyard on the estate with a west facing slope. The vines are rooted in solid bedrock.
This collection of wines is focused on the soil type of the vineyard and the effect of the soil in the end product. For the Bedrock Black Syrah the roots needs to dig down through the cracks in the bedrock to find moisture. The result is very small grapes with lots of intense flavour.

in the cellar : The wine spent 12 months in first fill French oak.

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