Backsberg Pumphouse Shiraz 2005

Backsberg Pumphouse Shiraz 2005

Pumphouse Shiraz is a specially crafted cuvée chosen on the basis of varietal character and intensity. Black cherry and raspberry fruits are given added complexity via subtle aniseed and vanillin tones derived from maturation and small French and American oak barriques. The palate has weight and depth due to layers of fruit tannins and sheer flavour intensity.

Savoury dishes such as roasted game and winter stews match this dark brooding wine perfectly.

variety : Shiraz [ 95% Shiraz, 5% Malbec ]
winemaker : Alicia Rechner
wine of origin : Coastal
analysis : alc : 14.29 % vol  rs : 2.4 g/l  pH : 3.79  ta : 5.6 g/l  
type : Red   wooded
pack : Bottle  closure : Cork  

AWARDS

2008 Swiss International Air Lines Wine Awards - Seal of Approval

ageing : Can enjoy now or within next 7 - 10 years.

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