Muratie Ronnie Melck Shiraz Family Selection 2011

Muratie Ronnie Melck Shiraz Family Selection 2011

A tribute to Ronnie Melck (1933-1995), a respected and endeared participant in the South African wine industry.

Paring the Ronnie Melck Shiraz with a serious piece of meat will definitely bring out the best in this wine.

variety : Shiraz [ 100% Shiraz ]
winemaker : Hattingh de Villiers
wine of origin : 
analysis : alc : 14.87 % vol  rs : 1.6 g/l  pH : 3.50  ta : 6.9 g/l  
type : Red  style : Dry   wooded
pack : Bottle  size : 0  closure : Cork  

ageing : Enjoy now or drink over the next 12 - 15 years.

in the cellar : Fermentation was done in an open fermenter for approximately seven days. No extended maceration was done after the primary fermentation and malolactic fermentation was finished in barrel. The wine was matured in 100% new French oak 225 litre barrels for 16 months after which it was racked and bottled. Only 4000 bottles of this spectacular wine were made and each bottle is individually numbered.

OTHER VINTAGES - not for sale