Uiterwyk Shiraz 2000
Technical Analysis
: Daniël de Waal
Main Variety : Shiraz
Alcohol : 13.0 %vol
pH : 3.6
RS : 2.1 g/l
Total Acid : 6.5 g/l
Appellation : Stellenbosch

The 1999 Shiraz was the Maiden vintage for UITERWYK WINE ESTATE. The only Shiraz in South Africa made in true Northern Rhône tradition where 5% Viognier is added to develop a softer more fragrant style.
Tasting Notes
Dark intense wine with flavours of dark fruit, pepper, spice and cigars.
Ageing Potential
7 - 10 years
Blend Information
In The Vineyard
Location: On warmer north facing slopes
Soil Type: Gravel and loam
Age of Vines: 25 Years
Rootstock: R 99
Trellising: Cordon
About The Harvest
Harvest Date: 3 March 2000
Sugar level at Harvest: 25° Balling
Yield: 6 tons / hectare
In The Cellar
Length of Fermentation: 14 days
Cellar Barrel Maturation: 18 months, 40% new French oak
Bottling Date: June 2002
Production: 1000 Cases
Market Release Date: Spring 2002

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