Rhebokskloof Vineyard Selection Shiraz 2013

Full bodied, with a melange of red berry aromas, spice and pepper on the nose. The palate shows juicy fruit with perfectly intertwined subtle oak flavours. Fine, dry tannins ensure a lingering aftertaste.

variety : Shiraz [ 100% Shiraz ]
winemaker : Rolanie Lotz
wine of origin : Paarl
analysis : alc : 14.5 % vol  rs : 3.1 g/l  pH : 3.50  ta : 6.2 g/l  
type : Red  style : Dry  body : Full  taste : Fragrant   wooded
pack : Bottle  size : 750ml  closure : Cork  

2016 International Wine and Spirits Competition - Silver
in the vineyard : Origin: Rhebokskloof Estate and selected other vineyards
Soil type: Decomposed granite

about the harvest: Harvesting date: February - March 2013
Tons / Ha: 8 tons (average)
Balling: 26° B at harvest

in the cellar : Fermentation: Cold maceration and fermentation in stainless steel tanks. Regular pumpovers. Extended maceration for 2 weeks post fermentation. Malolactic fermentation in barrels
Oaking: 300L French oak barrels: 30% new oak used | 70% 2nd and 3rd fill
Aging: Matured in oak barrels for 18 months. Futher maturation in stainless steel tanks for 6 months

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