NAMYSTO Shiraz / Cabernet Sauvignon 2017

Initial aromas of dark red fruit, plum and hints of cassis followed by peppercorn that leads to a layered profile of tobacco and leather, finishing off with soft, velvety tannins.

From lighter red meats such as Duck to richer, juicy and roasted traditional South African Karoo, Leg of Lamb.

variety : Shiraz [ Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec ]
winery : Quoin Rock
winemaker : Jacques Maree
wine of origin : Stellenbosch
analysis : alc : 14.5 % vol  rs : 2.0 g/l  pH : 3.43  ta : 6.1 g/l  
type : Red  style : Dry  body : Full  taste : Fragrant   wooded
pack : Bottle  size : 750ml  closure : Cork  

2022 Michelangelo Awards - Gold

ageing : Drink now up to 15 years of aging.

about the harvest: February – April 2017

in the cellar : 

Individual grape parcels were crushed and fermented in open-top stainless-steel tanks with regular punch-downs (4-5 times daily). Followed by extended skin maceration. The wines were then racked (transferred)to a combination of 1st, 2nd and 3rd fill French oak barrels, and left to mature for 20 months.

30% in new 1st-fill 225 and 550 liter French oak barrels, 70% in 2nd & 3rd- fill barrels for a total of 20 months.

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