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JAN Red 2018

JAN Red 2018

Complex nose of blackberry, cranberry and dark cherries with savoury herbs and peppery spice. The palate impresses with ample dark fruit and subtle tannins that are underpinned with elegant oak use that adds to the structure of the wine.

A hearty stew with root vegetables or a roasted leg of venison served with caramelized onions and a dark cherry sauce.

variety : Shiraz [ 58% Shiraz, 34% Mourvedre, 8% Grenache ]
winemaker : Zevenwacht
wine of origin : Stellenbosch
analysis : alc : 14 % vol  rs : 2.2 g/l  pH : 3.54  ta : 5.2 g/l  
type : Red  body : Medium   wooded
pack : Bottle  size : 750ml  closure : Cork  

ageing : A delicious wine to be enjoyed now or over the next five years.

in the cellar : All cultivars were fermented separately in open red wine fermenters. The fermentation temperatures hovered around 26° C peaking at ±28° C. Regular pump overs helped with extracting intense colour and soft, pliable tannins. After fermentation, the wine was pressed and racked to 500L French oak barrels with 20% new oak. The different components were aged for 12 months before blending.

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