2014

Shiraz

It is carefully sculpted, with strong black fruit and tobacco spice accents. On the nose, a dominant expression of black fruits leads the way as it slowly transitions into mulberry and black pepper. The palate is well-balanced with an explosion of blueberry and a delicate, soft finish.

VARIETAL

100% Shiraz

Wine Of Origin

Western Cape

Appellation

Carrol Boyes Collection Shiraz

VINTAGE

2014

Profile

Dry

ALCOHOL

14%

VOLUME

750 ml

pH

3.6

TA

5.3

Rs

2.6

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Tasting notes

Tasting note: It is carefully sculpted, with strong black fruit and tobacco spice accents. On the nose, a dominant expression of black fruits leads the way as it slowly transitions into mulberry and black pepper. The palate is well-balanced with an explosion of blueberry and a delicate, soft finish.

Food suggestion : An ideal match with duck or a hearty stew

Wine specs

In The Vineyard

The vineyards selected are chosen from vineyards planted on very specific sites and soil types. The canopies of each block and the final yield of each site was managed precisely to express the character of the different varietal and location. Average Temperature: 21.4°C Soil type: Decomposed Granite

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The Harvest

Grapes are picked by hand, placed into small lug boxes and transported to the cellar in cool trucks

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In The Cellar

In the cellar, the whole berries are manually double sorted and then gravity fed into fermenters. Each batch is cold soaked for a few days and then slowly brought up in temperature, fermentation takes place naturally in the barrel. The wines were aged for 18 – 24 months in 225 liter new French oak barrels, bottled unfiltered and bottle aged for a year.

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