Fort Simon Shiraz 2000

This New World Style Shiraz is complimented with dried fruit and spicy overtones. The wood aromas are well integrated with the fruit enhancing softness and good drinking ablility.


variety : Shiraz | Shiraz
winemaker : Marinus Bredell
wine of origin : Stellenbosch
analysis : alc : 13.18 % vol  rs : 2.3 g/l  pH : 3.39  ta : 5.8 g/l  va : 30.5 g/l  
type : Red  

in the vineyard : The Shiraz grapes came form vineyards planted in 1978. The vineyards are trellised and face northwest.

about the harvest: The grapes were hand picked on 24 February 2000 at 25.6º Balling.

in the cellar : The wine was wood matured for 12 months in 70% French Oak barrels and 30% American Oak.

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