Z Collection Syrah 2022 (case of 6)

R2 070.00

The nose has an upfront perfume of black berry and raspberry fruit with white pepper and cinnamon spice that flows onto the palate, showing succulent dark berries and a fine peppery tannin that lingers on the finish.

ABOUT THIS WINE

Wine Style: Full bodied & complex
When to Enjoy: With a delicious meal to savour the intensity of this wine.
How to Serve: At a pleasing 16 – 18° (not too cold and not our summer room temperature)
Our meal suggestions: Pairs beautifully with venison, so try dishes like a pepper crusted Kudu fillet or slow roasted Springbuck shanks.
The wine itself: The nose has an upfront perfume of black berry and raspberry fruit with white pepper and cinnamon spice that flows onto the palate, showing succulent dark berries and a fine peppery tannin that lingers on the finish.
What about the grapes? 100% Syrah
And the vineyards (terroir): South-Westerly facing slopes ranging in altitude from 230-250m above sea level on decomposed granite soils. The vines are trellised on a seven-wire hedge system and we yield approximately eight tons per hectare.
How was it made: The grapes were harvested at 23.0 Balling to capture vibrant fruit expression and spice. The grapes were fermented in foudre with portion done as carbonic maceration and portion as open top with punch downs. An average of 70% was fermented as with whole cluster. The wine was matured for 12 months in 3nd fill 1000 Foudres.
Should this wine age / mature: Definite aging ability in the right conditions – from 5 to 10 years.
Technical Facts: Grape Origin: Polkadraai Hills, Stellenbosch
Wine Variety: Syrah
Body: Medium
Barrel Treatment: 12 months
  Alc:  13.6%  pH: 3.65  Acid: 4.9 g/l  Rs: 1.5 g/l 
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