An expressive Swartland Syrah. Structured but elegant with a juicy palate.
IN THE VINEYARD & VINIFICATION
Farmed dry-land, thus not irrigated. Selected from various sites on the farm.
The Syrah bush vines are aged between 15-40 years. Handpicked early morning, the grapes were hand-sorted and all “under ripe” bunches were removed.
The grapes were partially whole-bunch fermented and the remainder destemmed. ermented in a vast variety of foudres, big French oak barrels and concrete tanks.
COLOUR: Ruby Red
NOSE: Fruity berry flavours being prominent with hints of dark chocolate and spice
PALATE: Structured yet elegant mouthfeel with well integrated tannins, juicy palate with aromas of berries being prominent
GRAPES: 100% Syrah
ANALYSIS: Alcohol: 13.62% Residual Sugar: 1.5g/l PH: 3.62 Total Acidity: 5.4g/l