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20% TO CHARITY – Idiom Collection Shiraz Blend “Double Gold” Case

R2,364.00

A medium to full bodied blend of Shiraz, Mourvedre and Viognier. The 2014 vintage has won Double Gold at Michelangelo. Aromas of ripe red cherries, lavender and white pepper. Tantalizing flavours of nougat and exotic spices dance on the palate. Smooth, velvety tannins and a long rich finish make for an elegant wine with real promise.

The case includes 6 bottles.

78% Shiraz, 16% Mourvèdre and 6% Viognier

Tasting Notes:

2014

Awards

Additional information

Cultivar

Mourvèdre, Shiraz, Viognier

Vintage

2014

Wine of Origin

Stellenbosch

Provenance

Vineyard – Da Capo, Sir Lowry’s Pass, Helderberg

Date of Bottling

1st February 2016

Analysis

pH 3.60
Total acidity 5.9g/l
Residual sugar 2.6g/l
Alcohol 14.5%

Vinification Details

The Viognier was partly fermented in stainless steel tanks and then completed fermentation and malo-lactic in 60% new French oak 225L barrels. Both red varieties received four days pre-fermentation cold maceration prior to fermentation in stainless steel tanks. The Shiraz and Mourvedre then completed malolactic fermentation in 70% new oak 225L barrels and matured in these same barrels. The Shiraz and Mourvedre was then blended and matured in 40% American and 60% French oak barrel for 12 months.

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