2016 Shiraz Reserve

R150.00 | Club R135.00

A full-bodied, bold red wine, with deep overtones of pimento and spice. The wine boasts a complex nose and smooth palate with a lingering robust aftertaste.

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Tasting Notes

This pure, bold expression shines with black currants and violets. Inner perfume of liquorice, sandalwood and baking spices from a lick of oak. Wonderful balance on the palate, still offering juicy acidity and a solid spine, with a mouth-watering finish.

Food Pairing

Enjoy with five-spice rubbed pork belly or Italian sausage with cumin and fennel bulb on your favourite pasta or pizza.

Awards

Shiraz Reserve 2008

Veritas Wine Awards 2010 – Gold

Shiraz Reserve 2009

Veritas Wine Awards 2010 – Silver

Veritas Wine Awards 2011 – Gold

Michelangelo Wine Awards 2010 – Gold

Michelangelo Wine Awards 2011 – Gold

Winemakers Choice Wine Awards 2010 – Diamond

Shiraz Reserve 2010

Veritas Wine Awards 2011 – Silver

Veritas Wine Awards 2012 – Silver

Veritas Wine Awards 2013 – Silver

Michelangelo Wine Awards 2012 – Gold

Winemakers Choice Wine Awards 2013 – Diamond

Platters Guide 2011 – 4 Star

Platters Guide 2012 – 4 Star

Platters Guide 2013 – 4 Star

Shiraz Reserve 2012

Veritas Wine Awards 2014 – Silver

Shiraz Reserve 2011

Platters Guide 2014 – 4 Star

Shiraz Reserve 2012

Michelangelo Wine Awards 2015 – Gold

Platters Guide 2015 – 4 Star

Shiraz Reserve 2013

Michelangelo Wine Awards 2015 – Double Gold

Platters Guide 2016 – 4 Star

Shiraz SA Top 12 Wine Awards 2016 – Top 12

Shiraz Reserve 2014

Michelangelo Wine Awards 2017 – Silver

Shiraz Reserve 2016

Michelangelo Wine Awards 2019 – Gold

Veritas Wine Awards 2019 – Gold

Additional Information

Winemaker’s Notes:  This pure, bold expression shines with black  currants and violets. Inner perfume of liquorice, sandalwood and baking spices from a lick of oak. Wonderful balance on the palate, still offering juicy acidity and a solid spine, with a mouth-watering finish.
Style:  Full-bodied and dry
Cultivar:  100% Shiraz
Tons per hectare:  6-7
Age of vine:  15 years
Soil:  Shale
Trellising:  Trellised
Irrigation:  No Irrigation
Degree balling at harvest:  Early morning, hand harvested at 26°B
Vinification:  Fermented in open fermenters, juice bleeding directly after crush. Combination of punch downs and pump overs. 26°C Fermentation temperature
Barrel maturation: French Barriques. 100% new barrels, matured for 16 months
Maturation potential:  Optimum 5-10 Years
Analysis Alcohol: 14.45% 

Residual Sugar: 3.7g/l 

Total Acid: 5.6g/l 

Region: Coastal

Fact Sheet

Download fact sheet: Shiraz Res 2016

Additional Information
Weight 1 kg
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