Rhebokskloof Vineyard Selection Shiraz 2017

Full bodied, with a melange of cedar wood aromas, spice and pepper on the nose. The palate shows juicy fruit with perfectly intertwined subtle oak flavours with fine tannins ensuring a lingering, dryish aftertaste.

variety : Shiraz [ 100% Shiraz ]
winemaker : Rolanie Lotz
wine of origin : Paarl
analysis : alc : 14.00 % vol  rs : 4.5 g/l  pH : 3.50  ta : 6.0 g/l  
type : Red  style : Dry  body : Full  taste : Fragrant   wooded
pack : Bottle  size : 750ml  closure : Cork  

in the vineyard : Origin: Rhebokskloof Estate, Paarl
Soil type: Decomposed granite

about the harvest: Harvesting date: February 2017
Tons / Ha: 7 tons per hectare (average)
Balling: 25ºB at harvest

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

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