GlenWood Vigneron's Selection Shiraz 2018

An opulent, full-bodied wine with supple, vibrant fruit and tannins. Spicy, white pepper, smoky aromas pervade a ripe, fruit-driven profile.


variety : Shiraz [ 100% Shiraz ]
winery : GlenWood Winery
winemaker : DP Burger
wine of origin : Franschhoek
analysis : alc : 14.0 % vol  rs : 2.2 g/l  pH : 3.54  ta : 6.0 g/l  
type : Red  style : Dry  body : Full   wooded
pack : Bottle  size : 750ml  closure : Cork  

ageing : Drink now or within the next 8 years.

Vine age: 14 years
Density: 2645 vines per hectare
Yield: 10.0 tons per hectare
The only Shiraz vineyard on GlenWood finally achieved the desired balance to produce premium quality grapes. Well balanced growth delivers even ripeness and beautiful structure.

in the vineyard : This vineyard on GlenWood finally achieved the desired balance to produce premium quality grapes. Well balanced growth delivers even ripeness and beautiful structure.

about the harvest: The best quality grapes were selected, gently crushed and fermented in half-ton open-top fermenters. The grapes were punched down by hand 6 times a day and fermented until dry.

in the cellar : The wine underwent malolactic fermentation in barrel and was matured for 18 months in 2nd fill French oak to produce a well-integrated, complex profile.

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