DRIEHOEK Shiraz 750ml - Together Store South Africa

DRIEHOEK Shiraz 750ml

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Cederberg. Forming part of the highest lying vineyards in South Africa, the oldest farm in the Cederberg has been home to the Du Toit Family for five generations.

Elegant Shiraz expressing red fruit purity of red cherries and sweet vanilla spice. Smooth ripe tannins leaving a silky sensation on the palate. 15 months in oak, shows good integration. Well paired with a matured sirloin steak, venison or an oxtail stew.

 

Facing: West
Soil Types: Gravel / Coffee stone

Fermentation: Cold maceration for 2 days, Inoculate with yeast, pump over every 6 hours, fermentation for 7 days at 25
oC, extended skin contact for 14 days. Malolactic fermentation in new 225L French oak barrels.
Barrel aging: 31% new, 31% 2nd fill, 31% 3
rd fill and 7 % 4th fill barrels for 15 Months

Optimum drinking time: 4 6 years after release