Simonsvlei Shiraz 2000

The South African Trophy Wine Show 2002 - Bronze
Spicy whiffs of youngberry. Fine, soft tannins support dense fruit flavours. Lots of pepper flavours on palate.


variety : Shiraz | Shiraz
winemaker : Eugéne van Zyl
wine of origin : Coastal
analysis : alc : 13.47 % vol  rs : 2.1 g/l  pH : 3.59  ta : 5.4 g/l  va : 0.63 g/l  so2 : 114 mg/l  
pack : Bottle  

AWARDS
The South African Trophy Wine Show 2002 - Bronze
in the vineyard : Age of Vines: 10-15 years
Rootstock: Richter 99/Richter 101-14
Soil: Granite & clay
Trellis system: Perold & 5 wire
Irrigation: None

about the harvest: The grapes were harvested by hand in March.
Yield: 8-10 Tons per hectare

in the cellar : Crushing: Destalk & crush
Tanks: Ferment in stainless steel tanks on skins
Fermentation: 5 days on skins, press and ferment dry in stainless steel tanks
Barrel ageing: Yes, 100% in 2nd fill French Oak
Malolactic: Yes, 100%
Fining: Egg white
Filtration: Kieslghur & sheet
Stabilisation: -5ºC for 3 days

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