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Shiraz
Cultivar:
100% Shiraz

Soil Type:
Loamy river sediment

Age of Vines:
6 years

Viticulture practice:
Trellised to a height of 2.4 meter. Green dropping to
ensure even ripeness. Yield control by water shortage
management. The irrigation control also ensures a small
berry with concentrated flavours. Springtime pruning.

Yield per Hectare:

6 tons

Time of Harvest:

March 2004

Vinification Details:

Only healthy optimum ripened, hand harvested
grapes were selected. Our gravity system ensures
the least damage to the pips and skins, thus ensuring a
soft, approachable tannin structure.

Wood ageing:

12 Months in French (80%) and American (20%) oak
barrels.

Maturation Potential:

Up to 7 years

Winemakers Comments:

A dense, deep ruby-red wine with a lovely ripe fruit
bouquet with a nice spicy, mulberry palate. Soft
approachable tannin structure.

Analysis:

Alc:
TA:
pH
R.S:
15
5.7
3.6
3.75g/lt

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