Landskroon Paul de Villiers Shiraz 2006

Landskroon Paul de Villiers Shiraz 2006

Veritas 2008 - Silver
2008 Michaelangelo International Wine Awards -  Double Gold
Santam Paarl Shiraz Challenge 2008 - Second runner-up
WINE magazine Best Value Guide 2009

This wine is full bodied with delicious rich flavours of black berry and piquant pepper supported by tones of spicy oak gained from aging in new oak barriques.

An ideal accompaniment to most meats and cheeses, this wine can be enjoyed now but will benefit from further careful maturation.

variety : Shiraz [ 100% Shiraz ]
winery : Landskroon Wines
winemaker : Paul de Villiers
wine of origin : Paarl
analysis : alc : 13.50 % vol  rs : 2.80 g/l  pH : 3.51  ta : 6.10 g/l  
type : Red   wooded
pack : Bottle  closure : Cork  

AWARDS

Veritas 2008 - Silver
2008 Michaelangelo International Wine Awards - Double Gold
Santam Paarl Shiraz Challenge 2008 - Second runner-up
WINE magazine Best Value Guide 2009

ageing : 10 years.

in the vineyard : Origin: Paarl, Coastal Region

Climate: Winter Rainfall approximately 600mm per annum. The estate is situated along the south western slopes of Paarl Mountain at an altitude of between 140 and 250 meters and benefits from cooling summer breezes from the Atlantic Ocean.

Irrigation: Limited irrigation of between 50 and 100mm is applied during drier summers in order to allow for optimum development and ripening of grapes.

Soils: Vary from decomposed granited to well drained sandy loam with gravel underlays.

Coopers: Sylvain, Schahinger, Trust & Nadalie.

Age of Vines: 8 - 12 years
Vines per hectare: 3000
Soil: Sandy loam and decomposed granite
Trellising: Bush vines
Yield: 5 tons per hectare

about the harvest: Specially selected grapes were harvested at 24.5° Balling, destemmed and transferred to open fermentation tanks. This Shiraz has been made from grapes picked at optimum ripeness and vinified using a combination of modern and traditional techniques.

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