Protea Shiraz 2016

Appealing nose of dark berry fruits with lovely spice highlights. The ripe, succulent plum and black cherry notes carry through to the palate which is rounded and soft-textured with a plush mouthfeel and a gentle hint of tannin. A spicy pepper vibrancy adds a lift and view with a cocoa/chocolate richness. Long, lingering finish.

Black pepper steak with brandy cream sauce.

variety : Shiraz | 100% Shiraz
winemaker : Dawie Botha
wine of origin : Darling
analysis : alc : 31.31 % vol  rs : 4.2 g/l  pH : 3.60  ta : 5.2 g/l  va : 0.61 g/l  so2 : 107 mg/l  fso2 : 33 mg/l  
type : Red  style : Dry  body : Medium  taste : Fragrant   wooded
pack : Bottle  size : 750ml  closure : Cork  

ageing : 3 - 5 years after release

in the vineyard : AVERAGE TEMP: 18.1°C
RAINFALL: 248,5 mm
ORIGIN OF FRUIT: Darling
SOIL TYPE: Sand/clay/loam
These grapes are specially selected from the Groenekloof ward in the Darling area and also from the Swartland area. This area is unique for its warm days and cool nights. This, together with the deep red soils shows beautifully in the wine as mix between dark and red fruit flavours, good concentration and a soft juicy tannin structure.

about the harvest: YIELD: 10ton/ha
HARVESTING BEGAN: 4/2/2016
HARVESTING ENDED: 12/2/2016

in the cellar : These grapes are specially selected from the Groenekloof ward in the Darling area and also from the Swartland area. These areas are unique for its warm days and cool nights. This, together with the deep red soils shows beautifully in the wine as a mix between dark and red fruit flavours, good concentration and a soft juicy tannin structure

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