DeWaal Young Vines Shiraz 2014

DeWaal Young Vines Shiraz 2014

Part of our lifestyle range, this is a lovely, fruit-driven wine, with subtle oak.
White pepper and spicy flavours with mocca undertones. Rich black cherryfruit flavours on the middle palate with a smooth, round finish.

Great to enjoy on its own or with pizza and lasagna/pasta dishes. This wine is very popular in summer, when served chilled.

variety : Shiraz [ 100% ]
winery : De Waal Wines
winemaker : Daniel de Waal
wine of origin : Stellenbosch
analysis : alc : 13.77 % vol  rs : 2.1 g/l  pH : 3.74  ta : 5.0 g/l  
type : Red  style : Dry  body : Medium  taste : Fruity   wooded
pack : Bottle  size : 750ml  closure : Screwcap  

Although presented under the Young Vines range, these vineyards are between 13 - 15 years old, producing wonderful fruit.

in the vineyard : Location of Vineyard: Lower down on the north facing slopes
Soil Type: Gravel & loam
Age of Vineyard: Under 15 years
Root Stock: R 99
Method of Trellising: Cordon

about the harvest: Harvest Date: 6 March 2015
Sugar level at Harvest: 24.°B
Yield per Hectare: 9 tons per hectare

in the cellar : Fermentation & Maceration Period: 14 days
Cellar Maturation: 3 months in older french oak barrels
Bottling Date: June 2016
Furture Maturation Potential: 3 years
Market Release Date: November 2016

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