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Swartland Stories Shiraz / Pinotage / Grenache 2016
Technical Analysis
: Dewald Huisamen
Main Variety : Shiraz
Alcohol : 14.5 %vol
pH : 3.69
RS : 4.76 g/l
Total Acid : 5.39 g/l
Volatile Acidity : 0.58 g/l
Appellation : Swartland
Type : Red
Body : Full
Taste : Fruity

2017 Cape Wine Academy Gold Awards - Gold
2017 Veritas Awards - Silver
Tasting Notes

Deep red colour with very intense violet reflections. Aromas of ripe red fruits and black current with an elegant smokey, vanilla and chocolate touch. Mouth feel shows good volume and round, sweet, persistent tannins.

Blend Information
52% Shiraz, 42% Pinotage, 6% Grenache
Food Suggestions
pMost enjoyable with spicy pâtés, roast beef or lamb. Serving Temp: 18° C/p
In The Vineyard

Geographical location: Riebeekberg
Vineyard: Trellised

About The Harvest

Manual harvesting of grapes.
Yield: 8tons/hectare

In The Cellar

Fermentation maintained at a controlled temperature (26° - 28° C) in an open tank wetting the cap with three daily pump-overs. Natural malolactic fermentation.

Other Vintages
Swartland Stories Shiraz / Pinotage / Grenache 2016 Dewald Huisamen Shiraz
Pulpit Rock Swartland Stories Shiraz / Pinotage / Grenache 2015 Riaan van der Spuy Shiraz

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