The Wine: With a rich purple colour, this vibrant wine entices with an explosive mix of violets, peppermint and thyme. The entry is juicy and bright leading to a fresh palate that combines flavours of black mulberry and dark chocolate. Rich, lingering fruit; elegant, integrated tannins.
Food Pairing: Beef,Game,Poultry
Grape: 95% Shiraz, 5% Viognier
Producer: La Bri
Winemaker : Irene Waller
Wine Region: Franschhoek
At a Glance: ABV: 13.3% RS : 2.36 g/l PH : 3.46 TA : 6.13 g/l
TYPE : Red CLOSURE : Cork
In the Vineyard: The Shiraz and Viognier grapes were picked together in the 2nd week of February.
In the cellar: The Shiraz and Viognier grapes were crushed and co-fermented. Malolactic fermentation took place in barrel. The wine was matured for 24 months in 30% new 225L barrels.