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Thelema Shiraz 2016

Thelema Shiraz 2016
Thelema Shiraz 2016
Aromatic and inviting, this flavorful Shiraz shows ripe black fruit, cassis and lovely spice on the palate.
Technical Analysis
alc 14.0
rs 1.7
pH 3.49
ta 5.4
Wine Information
Brand Group Thelema
Winemaker Gyles Webb & Rudi Schultz
Variety Shiraz
BlendPercent 100% Shiraz
FoodSuggest Grilled meats, meat casseroles and mature strong cheeses.
Ageing Will continue to develop for 7 years from vintage.
Cellar Yeasts: Natural occurring yeasts
Fermentation temp: 27 °C
Method: De-stalked, crushed, pumped into stainless steel tanks, pumped over for 6 days, left for 2 days before pressing. Racked to barrel for malolactic fermentation
Wood Maturation: 18 months in French oak barrels, 35% new and the balance older barrels.
Harvest Picking date: 2nd March 2015
Grape sugar: 24.6 °B
Acidity: 6.0 g/L
pH at harvest: 3.45
Vineyard Root stock: Mgt 101-14 and Richter 110
Soil type: Hutton – decomposed granite
Age of vines: Planted 2000 & 2001
Plant density: 2300 – 3200 vines per hectare
Trellising: VSP & Guyot
Pruning: 2-bud spurs every 12cm & Cane pruning
Yield: 12 tones per hectare
Irrigation: Supplementary drip
Vintage: Cool start to the season delaying harvest by a week or so leading to an exceptional vintage with red wines of great purity, elegance and concentration.
body Full
style Dry
taste Fragrant
type Red
Kosher 0
Organic 0
Vegetarian 0
Wooded 1
Closure Cork
Pack Size 750ml
Pack Type Bottle
  • Range: Thelema
R200.00 per bottle
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