Diemersfontein Shiraz 2017

Diemersfontein Shiraz 2017

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Description

A fusion of sour cherries, vanilla, spice and violets entice the senses. These intense flavours follow through to the palate, resulting in a full-bodied and lingering finish.

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VINTAGE: 2017


CULTIVAR: 100% Shiraz


WINE OF ORIGIN: Wellington


HARVEST DATE: February 2017


YIELD: 8 ton/ha


VINIFICATION
Grapes were harvested at optimum ripeness and vinified separately. Fermentation happened in tanks over 4-6 days, pressed put back into tank to finish malolactic fermentation. After malolactic fermentation the wine was racked into 2nd and 3rd fill barrels for 12 months until they were blended, stabilized and bottled.

TASTING NOTES
A fusion of sour cherries, vanilla, spice and violets entice the senses. These intense flavours follow through to the palate, resulting in a full-bodied and lingering finish.

FOOD PAIRING
Red meats are this wines first love, while its rich concentration and velvety texture makes it the perfect partner to slow-roasted barbecue pork. A generous chunk of smoked Gouda or an oozing piece of Camembert will emphasise the spicy tobacco notes of this well balanced Shiraz.

ANALYSIS
ALC:14% | TA:5.34g/l | pH:3.49 | RS:3.54g/l


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