Stories Shiraz / Pinotage / Grenache 2017
WINE OF ORIGIN: SWARTLAND
Manual harvesting of grapes. Fermentation maintained at a controlled temperature (26-28 °C) in an open tank wetting the cap with three daily pump-overs. Natural malolactic fermentation.
Varietal composition: 52% Shiraz / 42% Pinotage / 6% Grenache
Type of wine: Red
Geographical location: Riebeekberg
Vineyard: Trellised, 8 tons/ hectare
Total acidity: 3.58 g/L
Volatile acidity: 0.6 g/l
Residual sugar: 4.9 g/l
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,
Serving temperature: 18°C
Most enjoyable with spicy pâtés, roast beef or lamb.
Gold Wine Award 2017