The Wine:Bold and complex with aromas of berry fruit and black pepper laced with liquorice and cedar.
Food Pairing: Enjoy with roast beef, duck, venison dishes and blue veined cheese.
Grape: 100% Shiraz
Producer: African pride wines
Winemaker: Mike Graham
Wine Region: Western Cape
At a Glance: ABV:14.5% RS :2.2 gl PH :3.5 TA :5.7gl
TYPE : Red CLOSURE : Screw cap
Ageing: Stock 5-7 years from vintage,
In the Vineyard: The grapes were selected from well- established 12 year old trellised vineyards in the Rawsonfille and Paarl.
In the cellar:After hand harvesting the grapes where destemmed and crushed. Fermentation was controlled between 28 –30°C over 9 days in stainless steel tanks with regular delestage. After fermentation the mash was macerated for a few days more before the free run was racked off and separated from the mash which was gently pressed by pneumatic press for later blending. The wine was blended, stabilized and given a light filtration prior to bottling