Credo Shiraz 2017

Intense, deep purple colour. Spice and ripe, mulberry fruit aromas with hints of bracken, liquorice and coconut. Soft, ripe fruit on the palate with ripe, fine tannins. Excellent structure and long finish.

Excellent served with robust meat dishes like roast beef, oxtail or rack of lamb.

variety : Shiraz | 100% Shiraz
winemaker : Abraham de Villiers & Bernard Claassen
wine of origin : Stellenbosch
analysis : alc : 14.9 % vol  rs : 2.12 g/l  pH : 3.48  ta : 5.78 g/l  
type : Red  style : Dry  body : Medium  taste : Fruity   wooded
pack : Bottle  size : 750ml  closure : Cork  

ageing : This wine would be great to enjoy now, but could be enjoyed up to 5 years from vintage.

in the vineyard : The fruit is sourced from vineyards in the Helderberg area.

about the harvest: The grapes are sourced from vineyards within the Helderberg area. Full ripe fruit was handpicked at the end of March 2015.

in the cellar : Crushed by hand in small bins and cold soaked for three days prior to fermentation. Fermented with selected yeast strain for 10 days. The wine was aged in 300-litre French oak barrels for 26 months (80% barrels were first fill and 20% were second fill). Barrel selection was done in order to select only the best barrels.

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