Ymer Shiraz 2016

R720.00 per case of 6 bottles

 

Cultivar 100% Shiraz
Region Wellington
Irrigation Drip
Farming practice Organic, non-certified
Viticulturist Ossie Sauermann
Winemaker Marozanne Bieldt

 

Winemaking & Storage :

The grapes were carefully hand-picked in the early morning hours. After sorting and destemming the mash was cold macerated for 50 hours in stainless steel tanks. Fermentation then took place during about 10 days. Lean pressing after 3 week when the wine was put into french oak barrels a mix of 225 and 300 l sizes with 20 % new. After malolactic fermentation, racking and fining, bottling was  done after 19 months in the barrels.

The wine then rested in the bottles for another 7 months before labeling and release.

 

Alcohol: 14.5 %

 

Tasting notes :A pleasant pure, peppery aroma of dark fruit and berries on the nose. Rich, fresh, significant taste of dark fruit and black current. An elegant well balanced structure and complexity provide an attactive finish on the palate. Very Shiraz!

 

Serve with Dishes with beef, lamb, venison and tasty chicken and sausages. Stews, pasta dishes, tasty salads and cheese platters.

Drink by within 10 years from vintage year.

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