Boschkloof Syrah 2014

Complex and attractive bouquet of oriental spices with pronounced violet and white pepper flavours. It has lovely ripe fruit and a perfumed background on the nose. There are also lovely integrated tannins on the palate. Well balanced wine with spicy overtones and a lingering finish. Very classic style with unmistakable Rhone flavours.


variety : Shiraz | 100% Syrah
winery : Boschkloof Wines
winemaker : Jacques Borman
wine of origin : Stellenbosch
analysis : alc : 14.0 % vol  rs : 2.1 g/l  pH : 3.63  ta : 5.5 g/l  
type : Red  style : Dry  body : Full   wooded
pack : Bottle  size : 750ml  closure : Cork  

ageing : Good to drink now, but will develop and mature over the next 10 years.

The Latin phrase “inconcessum persequor” surrounding The Grail on our emblem translates into “I pursue the unattainable”, and between the slopes of the beautiful Stellenbosch valley in South Africa, the Borman family pursue to perfect the art of winemaking.

in the vineyard : Boschkloof vineyards, Syrah clone SH 99.

about the harvest: Grapes harvested by hand at full ripeness – sugar 24.5°B. Hand selected and sorted, the yield was moderate at 6 tons per hectare.

in the cellar : Natural fermentation, no yeast added. Skin contact for 11 days after alcoholic fermentation with MLF taking place in barrel. Carefully matured in 10% new French 225l barrels for 14 months. Minimum filtration before bottling.

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