Cavalli Passions Range - Black Beauty 2017

Cavalli Passions Range - Black Beauty 2017

Rich savoury notes laced with dark fruits and licorice with a hint of oaky vanilla and pepper to compliment the elegant tannis.

variety : Shiraz [ 100% Shiraz ]
winery : Cavalli Wines
winemaker : Craig Barnard
wine of origin : Stellenbosch
analysis : alc : 14.5 % vol  rs : 2.5 g/l  pH : 3.68  ta : 5.3 g/l  va : 0.54 g/l  so2 : 65 mg/l  
type : Red  style : Dry  
pack : Bottle  size : 750ml  closure : Cork  

about the harvest: Grapes are harvested at optimal ripeness.

in the cellar : The wine is made from Shiraz grapes grown on Koffieklip soils. Grapes are harvested at optimal ripeness where they are crushed and destemmed diretly into stainless steel tanks.
The grapes undergo 24 hours cold maceration before fermentation. Once fermentation starts the grapes are pumped over 3 times per day. post fermentation the grapes are left on the skins until the tannins are nice and soft then the skins are pressed and the wine undergoed ageing in barrels for 18 months in 400L barrels.

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