DeWaal Young Vines Shiraz 2016 - SOLD OUT

DeWaal Young Vines Shiraz 2016 - SOLD OUT

Rich black cherry fruit flavours on the middle palate with a smooth, round finish. White pepper and spicy flavours with mocca undertones.

Great to enjoy on its own or with pizza and pasta dishes. It is very refreshing and lovely, when chilled in summer.

variety : Shiraz [ 100% ]
winery : De Waal Wines
winemaker : Daniel de Waal
wine of origin : Stellenbosch
analysis : alc : 13.10 % vol  rs : 2.2 g/l  pH : 3.59  ta : 5.2 g/l  
type : Red  style : Dry  body : Medium  taste : Fruity   wooded
pack : Bottle  size : 750ml  closure : Screwcap  

ageing : Future maturation potential: 3 years

Part of our lifestyle range, this is a lovely, fruit-driven wine, with subtle oak.
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: 4 March 2016
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: May 2017
Market Release Date: September 2017

OTHER VINTAGES - not for sale