Villiera Down to Earth Red 2013

An explosion of spice and dark berry flavours with the tannin caressing the palate. The extra dimension of integrated oak was all that was needed to complete the picture of a modern wine that illustrates the art of blending.


variety : Touriga Nacional | 72% Touriga Nacional, 28% Shiraz
winery : Villiera Wines
winemaker : Jeff Grier
wine of origin : Stellenbosch
analysis : alc : 14.0 % vol  rs : 2.7 g/l  pH : 3.98  ta : 5.3 g/l  
type : Red  style : Dry  body : Medium   wooded
pack : Bottle  size : 750ml  closure : Cork  

AWARDS
2015 Gold Wine Awards - Gold Medal
in the vineyard : The precious earth which nurtures the vine is infinitely variable. The roots penetrate deep down and in the process a unique character is extracted and transferred to the bunches - nature's work really.

in the cellar : The concept was to create a wine that can be enjoyed by all. It is rich and intense but also smooth and drinkable. "Down to Earth" is packaged to grace any table and the style ensures that it can be enjoyed at any occasion - the price also allows it.

The winemakers spent days creating the blend. They started with Shiraz but Jeff was looking for something with more fruit so Touriga Nacional was added for colour, depth and fruit. Perfect!

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