Groote Post Shiraz 2002

Groote Post Shiraz 2002

NOT AVAILABLE FOR TASTING AT CELLAR DOOR

Fairbairn Capital Trophy Wine Show 2005 - Bronze
Veritas 2004 - Gold
Michelangelo International Wine Awards 2004 - Silver
Swiss International Wine Award 2004 - Bronze

The wine in bottle undeniably bears the stamp of oak, but it is cloaked in thick layers of velvety fruit. We expect the fruit to be a little closed-down until 2004, and would drink it until at least 2008.


variety : Shiraz [ 100% Shiraz ]
winemaker : Lukas Wenztel
wine of origin : Coastal
analysis : alc : 14.6 % vol  rs : 1.4 g/l  pH : 3.81  ta : 6.01 g/l  
type : Red  style : Dry  body : Full  taste : Fragrant   wooded
pack : Bottle  closure : Cork  

AWARDS

Fairbairn Capital Trophy Wine Show 2005 - Bronze
Veritas 2004 - Gold
Michelangelo International Wine Awards 2004 - Silver
Swiss International Wine Award 2004 - Bronze

in the vineyard : Soil: Oakleaf
Yield: 4t/ha
Irrigation: None
Trellising: Bushvine

about the harvest: The grapes are from an old bush vine vineyard, which yielded a mere four tons per hectare of tiny berries. The grapes were harvested at 26º Balling.

in the cellar : Wood maturation: 13 months
Bottled: September 2003

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