Swartland Shiraz

Dry, full-bodied, deep red wine with a peppery/smoky finish on the palate. Soft and rich with ageing potential.


variety : Shiraz | Shiraz
winery : Swartland Winery
winemaker : Andries Blake
wine of origin : Coastal
analysis : alc : 13.82 % vol  rs : 2.2 g/l  pH : 3.67  ta : 5.15 g/l  so2 : 60 mg/l  fso2 : 42 mg/l  
type : Red  
pack : Bottle  closure : Cork  

AWARDS
Swiss International Air Lines Wine Awards 2003 - Seal of Approval
Veritas 2002 - Silver

ageing : Soft and rich with ageing potential.

in the vineyard : Soil: Grown as bush vine on medium potential soil of decomposed granite on the foothills of the Paardeberg and unirrigated.
Climate: The Swartland falls within the coastal winter rainfall area. Warm, dry summers, moderated by cool Atlantic breezes.
Annual rainfall: 400mm average.

about the harvest: All Shiraz come from bushvines. It is hand harvested at optimum ripeness.

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