Sweet Red 2016

The grapes used to create the sweet red is situated on a combination of rocky shale and limestone soils.

Grapes were harvested at optimal ripeness to ensure soft tannins in the end product. Fermentation was completed over a period of 2 weeks in Stainless steel tanks. Aerated racking was done twice daily. After primary fermentation the wine was pressed and malolactic fermentation completed in Stainless steel tanks.

Ageing

100% of the wine was matured in Stainless steel tanks with American oak for a period of 5 months.

Vintage Conditions

2015 was a good vintage despite the heavy rains that fell 6 weeks prior to harvest.

The grapes were healthy and displayed intense varietal flavors.

Blend

Shiraz 100%

Analysis

Alcohol: 13,29%

RS: 22,6 g/L

TA: 5,4 g/L

pH: 3,59

Winemaker’s notes

A delicious sweet red wine with essence of summer berries and spice on the nose. The pallet is fresh and well balanced with a smooth finish.

Food pairing by our chef

Enjoy slightly chilled with a beef carpaccio and fennel salad in summer or a wood fired pizza with pepperoni and basil with good company on any occasion