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Stories Shiraz / Pinotage / Grenache 2017

Stories Shiraz / Pinotage / Grenache 2017

Stories Shiraz/Pinotage/Grenache

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VINTAGE:  2017

WINE OF ORIGIN:  Swartland

WINE ELABORATION:  

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.

TECHNICAL INFORMATION

Varietal composition:  52% Shiraz, 42% Pinotage, 6% Grenache

Type of wine:  Red

Geographical location:  Riebeekberg

Vineyard:  Trellised, 8 tons/ hectare

Alcohol:  14,5%

Total acidity:  5.4 g/l

pH:  3.58

Volatile acidity:  0,6 g/l

Residual sugar:  4.9 g/l

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. Mouthfeel shows good volume and round, sweet, persistent tannins.
Serving temperature: 18°C

SERVING SUGGESTION:  

Most enjoyable with spicy pâtés, roast beef or lamb.

ACCOLADE: 

Gold Wine Award 2017