Waterlily | Shiraz 2017

R105 / 750ml

This wine has a deep ruby red colour with aromas of white pepper, cloves and redberries. Notes of red berries and spice continue through to the palate and are supported by a firm tannin structure. The wine pairs well with grilled meats and vegetables, venison and beef stew.

Vinification

Grapes are hand-harvested from 16-year-old vines on the centre slope of the Tierberg mountains. The bunches are destemmed, crushed and placed into open-top fermenters. After cold-soaking for 48 hours, the grapes are inoculated with selected yeast strains to begin fermentation. The grapes undergo punch downs and pump-overs 3 times a day. After pressing, the wine is transferred to 20% new, 40% second fill and 40% third fill French oak barrels for malolactic fermentation and maturation for 18 months, until bottled.

Alc

15.9 %

RS.

2.5 g/l

TA.

5.1 g/l

VA.

0.58

FS02

22 mg/l

TS02

58 mg/l

pH

3.77

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