Bellevue Shiraz 2001

Bellevue Shiraz 2001

Michelangelo International Wine Award 2002 - Gold
Deep garnet colour. Vanilla, woodsmoke, pepper and mulberries on the nose, followed by layers of complex fruit and oak flavours on the palate. Well balanced, good structure and immensely complex.


variety : Shiraz [ Shiraz ]
winery : Bellevue Estate
winemaker : Dirkie Morkel
wine of origin : Stellenbosch
analysis : alc : 13.5 % vol  rs : 1.9 g/l  pH : 3.48  ta : 5.8 g/l  va : 0.74 g/l  so2 : 63 mg/l  fso2 : 24 mg/l  
type : Red  
pack : Bottle  closure : Cork  

AWARDS

Michelangelo International Wine Award 2002 - Double Gold

ageing : The wine will mature very well in the bottle for at least another 8 years.

in the vineyard : Climate: A very good vintage. A warm dry summer. Grapes were very healthy, and ripened evenly.
Soil: Glenrosa
Trellising: Trellised
Age of vines: 8 years old
Yield: 6 tons/ha

about the harvest: The grapes were harvested at 25° Balling.

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