Klein Tulbagh Shiraz Limited Release

This wine is peppery and spicy with whiffs of ripe black plums. Smoky, sweet palate with ripe fruit. Complex with well-integrated oakwood flavours.

To be enjoyed with oxtail, well-hung sirloin steak and saddle of venison.

variety : Shiraz | 100% Shiraz
winery : Tulbagh Winery
winemaker : Naude Bruwer and Helena Neethling
wine of origin : Tulbagh
analysis : alc : 15.28 % vol  rs : 3.7 g/l  pH : 3.54  ta : 5.7 g/l  
type : Red  style : Dry  body : Full  taste : Herbaceous   wooded
pack : Bottle  size : 750ml  closure : Cork  

ageing : Enjoy now or over the next three years.

in the vineyard : The grapes are from high trellised vineyards planted in an east west row direction against west facing slopes.

about the harvest: Grapes were harvested at optimal ripeness with a 24 - 25º B sugar and acids above with a 5g/l.

in the cellar : Fermentation took place on the skins in open stainless steel tanks. The temperature during fermentation is regulated between 23-25°C. Pumpovers are done according to sugar levels. Separators at temperatures between 25º and 30º. The skins were punched down every 4 hours. After alcoholic fermentation the wine went through malolactic fermentation. The wine is matured in new French and American oak barrels for 12 months.

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