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Brink Family Vineyards Shiraz 2017

Brink Family Vineyards Shiraz 2017

Brink Family Vineyards Shiraz

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VINTAGE:  2017

WINE OF ORIGIN:  Swartland

WINE ELABORATION: 

Manual harvesting of grapes.  Fermentation occurred in stainless steel tanks at a controlled temperature (25-28 °C) with two daily pump-overs extracting colour and tannins. After the malolactic fermentation is completed in barrel the wine matures another 12 months in a combination of French & American oak barrels.

TECHNICAL INFORMATION

Varietal composition:  100%

Type of wine:  Red

Geographical location:  Riebeekberg

Vineyard:  Trellised, 8 tons/ hectare

Alcohol:  14.5%

Total acidity:  5.7 g/L

pH:  3.51

Volatile acidity:  0.46 g/L

Residual sugar:  3.4 g/L

TASTING NOTES: 

Deep red colour with very intense violet reflections.  Aromas of ripe red fruits with an elegant smoky, vanilla and chocolate touch.  Mouthfeel shows good volume and round, sweet, persistent tannins.
Serving temperature: 18°C

SERVING SUGGESTION: 

Most enjoyable with spicy patés, roast beef or lamb