Allee Bleue Shiraz 2012

Allee Bleue Shiraz 2012

Intense deep red colour. Powerful bouquet of violets, cinnamon and chocolate followed by ripe cherries. The palate is smooth and silky, packed with berry fruit and spicy nuances.

Ostrich Kebabs basted with red currant jelly and freshly ground pink peppercorns. Medallions of Springbok rubbed with cumin and flash roasted – served with spiced beetroot.

variety : Shiraz [ 100% Shiraz ]
winemaker : Van Zyl du Toit
wine of origin : Franschhoek
analysis : alc : 14.2 % vol  rs : 3.2 g/l  pH : 3.52  ta : 5.9 g/l  
type : Red  style : Dry  taste : Fruity   wooded
pack : Bottle  size : 750ml  closure : Cork  

AWARDS


International Wine and Spirits Competition 2014 - Silver
International Wine and Spirit Competition 2013 - Silver

in the vineyard : The grapes come from a selected vineyard on the farm itself.

in the cellar : After harvesting, sorting and cooling, the grapes were crushed and then put in the red wine fermenters and a cold soak done at 7°C for 4 days. After inoculation with yeast the pump over’s started to extract the colour and flavour. The finished wine underwent MLF in barrel and further maturation for 14 months prior to bottling. The wine was matured in 10% AWO and the rest all French Oak. 60% of the barrels were new.

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