Brink Family Vineyards Shiraz 2018
WINE OF ORIGIN: SWARTLAND
Manual harvesting of grapes. Fermentation occurred in stainless steel tanks at a controlled temperature (25-28 °C) with two daily pump-overs
extracting color and tannins. After malolactic fermentation is completed in barrel the wine matures another 12 months in a combination of French & American oak barrels.
Varietal composition: 100% Shiraz
Type of wine: Red
Geographical location: Riebeekberg
Vineyard: Trellised, 8 tons/ hectare
Total acidity: 5.7 g/L
Volatile acidity: 0.63 g/l
Residual sugar: 4.8 g/l
Deep red color with very intense violet reflections. Aromas of ripe red fruits with an elegant smoky, vanilla and chocolate touch. Mouth feel shows good volume and round, sweet, persistent tannins.
Serving temperature: 18°C
Most enjoyable with spicy patés, roast beef or lamb