Hoopenburg Shiraz 2013

Tasting Notes Nose: Delicate spice mingles seamlessly with fresh aromas of dark fruit. Palate: A well structured wine.


variety : Shiraz | 100% Shiraz
winery : Hoopenburg Wines
winemaker : Helanie Olivier
wine of origin : Stellenbosch
analysis : alc : 14.5 % vol  rs : 3.1 g/l  pH : 3.46  ta : 5.8 g/l  
type : Red  style : Dry   wooded
pack : Bottle  size : 0  closure : Cork  

in the vineyard : The grapes for this wine came from a single block of 10 year old bush vines on the Hoopenburg farm.

about the harvest: 

The grapes were picked at a ripe 25 ° Balling late February.

in the cellar : Fermentation on the skins lasted 3 weeks. The grapes were then pressed off, with the wine going into French oak barrels where malolactic fermentation occurred. Here the wine was aged for 24 months in 2nd and 3rd fill barrels. The wine was then lightly filtered and bottled.

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