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Balance - Winemaker's Selection

Winemaker’s Selection Shiraz 2022

R85.00

Deep reddish black colour. The nose shows berry fruit with a hint of spiciness. The palate is meaty with a green olive edge to the fruit.

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Winemaking Techniques

The grapes were cold soaked for two days. After traditional skin fermentation, the wine underwent malolactic fermentation. The wine was matured in French oak staves for 10 months.

Vineyards

The vineyards lie in deep red soils ensuring excellent water-retention and adding structure and fullness to the wines.

Vintage Conditions

Bud break were 7 to 10 days earlier compared to the 2021 vintage, giving rise to earlier flowering and harvest. Good widespread rains at the beginning of November had a very positive effect on set and was a contributing factor to a better season. The cool summer conditions gave the 2020 season a start with a slower ripening period and grapes reached phenolic ripeness with good acidity and lower pH levels.

Food Pairing

Great with grilled meat or vegetables, game, beef stew and pizza.

Appellation: Western Cape, South Africa
Varieties: 100% Shiraz
Harvest Date: March | Vintage: 2021

ALC: 14% | RS: 3.46g/l | pH: 3.57 | TA: 5.39g/l

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