DeWaal Shiraz 2007
Technical Analysis
Winemaker
: Daniel de Waal
Main Variety : Shiraz
Alcohol : 13.4 %vol
pH : 3.6
RS : 2.4 g/l
Total Acid : 5.6 g/l
Appellation : Stellenbosch
Characteristics
Type : Red
Style : Dry
Body : Full


Accolades
Uiterwyk Wine Estate produced its maiden vintage of Shiraz in 1999. It was the first Shiraz in South Africa made in the Northern Rhône tradition where Viognier is added to develop a softer more fragrant style.
 
2007 John Platter - 4 and a half Stars
Tasting Notes
A concentrated rich and full wine with flavours of spices, creamy dark fruit and a smoky undertone.
Ageing Potential
7 - 10 years
Blend Information
Shiraz fermented on Viognier lees
In The Vineyard
Location of Vineyard: Lower down on the north facing slopes
Soil Type: Gravel and loam
Age of Vineyards planted: 28 Years
RootStock: R99
Method of Trellising: Cordon
Sugar level at harvest: 25° Balling
Yield per Hectare: 7.3 tons per hectare
About The Harvest
Harvest Date: 14 March 2007
In The Cellar
Cellar barrel maturation: 11 months 225-litre French barriques. (40% new)
Bottling date: April 2008
Production: 350 Cases

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