Stanford Hills Shiraz 2014/15
R720.00 per case of 6 bottles
|Trellis System||Vertical Shoot Positioning|
|Soil||Clay & “Koffieklip” (Ferricrete)|
|Climate||Cool with winter rainfall|
Grapes were hand selected, crushed and allowed 2 days cold maceration before yeast innoculation. Fermentation was done in small bins, punched down four to five times daily. Fermented between 22 & 30oC until dry on skins. Malo-lactic fermentation completed in tank before racking to barrel. Matured in french and hungarian barriques for 10 months (5% new).
Colour: Ruby red
Nose: Inviting decadent nose with cloves plums and a touch of eucalyptus
Palate: Dark plums follow from the nose, rich full decadent fruit. A long balanced finish with spicy tannins to support the fruit
Food: Roasts, venison, rich meat dishes and flavourful casseroles.