GlenWood Grand Duc Syrah 2016

Rich layers of spices with hints of black fruits and liquorice.

Pairs best with well matured rump or sirloin.

variety : Shiraz [ 100% Syrah ]
winemaker : DP Burger
wine of origin : Franschhoek
analysis : alc : 13.98 % vol  rs : 1.9 g/l  pH : 3.49  ta : 6.0 g/l  
type : Red  style : Dry  body : Full   wooded
pack : Bottle,TetraPack  size : 750ml  closure : Cork  

ageing : Drink now or within 7 - 11 years from vintage.

in the vineyard : 

Vine age: 23 years.
Density: 4000 vines per hectare.
Yield: 7.5 tons per hectare.

about the harvest: Only the best grapes were picked at 25.5°B and fermented in small open-top fermenters. Punched down by hand 4 times daily until fermented dry. Grapes were gravity fed to press. After pressing, the wine underwent natural malolactic fermentation in barrel.

in the cellar : Wine was matured for 24 months in a selection of new premium French oak barrels.

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