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Taillard Prospector's Cape Late Bottled Vintage 2009 - SOLD OUT

Cherry, plum and spicy notes with nutty dryish finish.

Prospector’s Cape Late Bottled Vintage is beautiful on its own or enjoyed with hard cheese and nuts.

variety : Shiraz | Shiraz, Pinotage, Petit Verdot
winemaker : Teddy Hall
wine of origin : Paarl
analysis : alc : 20.26 % vol  rs : 97 g/l  pH : 3.62  ta : 5.8 g/l  
type : Red  style : Dry  
pack : Bottle  size : 750ml  closure : 0  

AWARDS

2014 Vitis Vinifera Awards - Double Gold
2014 Gold Wine Awards - Gold Medal

ageing : This wine is drinking exceptionally well now and will continue to do so till the end of 2020.

in the vineyard : The vineyards were monitored to ensure very ripe healthy grapes could be harvested.

about the harvest: Picking started when the grapes were at 27° Balling and the last batch came in at 31° Balling, all very healthy looking.

in the cellar : Fermentation started immediately using WE14 as yeast - slow cool fermentation until fortification with pot still brandy. The wine was matured in old oak for 48 months.