Vrede en Lust Côtes de Savoye 2017

Showcasing well rounded tannins and subtle oaking, it will develop well in time. The wine has luscious strawberry and red fruit aromas, with hints of spice and clove on the palate.

variety : Shiraz [ 57% Syrah, 36% Grenache, 7% Viognier ]
winemaker : Karlin Nel
wine of origin : Elgin
analysis : alc : 13.54 % vol  rs : 2.4 g/l  pH : 3.5  ta : 5.3 g/l  
type : Red  style : Dry   wooded
pack : Bottle  size : 750ml  closure : Screwcap  

ageing : Enjoy now or within 3 - 5 years from vintage.

This beautiful Rhône-style blend is the newest addition to the Vrede en Lust range.
The name Côtes de Savoye is a tribute to Jacques de Savoye, the first owner of the property in 1688. In 2002 the first vintage of wine from our farm was labeled as Jacques de Savoye to pay tribute to him and after 13 years we’ve decided to return to our roots with this release.

in the vineyard : The vineyard development which we’ve done at Vrede en Lust over the past couple of years included the planting of Grenache and Viognier giving us scope to produce more Rhône-style red wines.

about the harvest: The grapes was harvested at optimal ripeness.

in the cellar : The grapes was harvested at optimal ripeness and the different components all fermented and aged separately. The wine matured on oak for 12 months before bottling.

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