Diemersfontein Shiraz 2012

Diemersfontein Shiraz 2012

A combination of sour cherry, vanilla, spice and violets that follow through on the pallet with sweet fruit and full body finish.

Enjoy with gammon and cranberry sauce, kassler chops or spicy German sausages.

variety : Shiraz [ 100% Shiraz ]
winemaker : Francois Roode/Brett Rightford
wine of origin : Wellington
analysis : alc : 14.0 % vol  rs : 2.7 g/l  pH : 3.54  ta : 5.52 g/l  
type : Red  style : Dry  body : Full   wooded
pack : Bottle  closure : Cork  

in the vineyard : A combination of different terroirs.
Yield: 8 ton/ha

about the harvest: Grapes were harvested at optimum ripeness.
Harvest date: February 2012

in the cellar : The grapes were vinified separately. Fermentation happened in tanks over 4 - 6 days, pressed put back into tank to finish melolactic fermentation. After Melolactic fermentation the wine was racked into second and third fill barrels for 12 months until they were blended, stabilized and bottled.

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