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Shiraz Select 2006

Shiraz Select 2006

R1,185.00

The Saxenburg Select Shiraz 2009 has a nice combination of dark fruit and sweet spice on the nose, with hints of nutmeg and plum and a touch of white pepper. The palate is rich and well balanced, with creamy tannins, with an acidity that is perfectly integrated. Full-bodied with lively tannins on the aftertaste.

Limited Release: 

Only 10 bottles are available.


These extraordinary wines, have been stored and matured under optimal conditions in our Vinotéque, for you to get the very best out of your fine wine experience.

10 in stock

Description

Tasting Notes

The Saxenburg Select Shiraz 2009 has a nice combination of dark fruit and sweet spice on the nose, with hints of nutmeg and plum and a touch of white pepper. The palate is rich and well balanced, with creamy tannins, with an acidity that is perfectly integrated. Full-bodied with lively tannins on the aftertaste.

 

Food Pairing

This elegant wine will compliment any red meat dish.

Additional information

Vintage:

2009

Cultivar:

100% Shiraz

Cellaring Potential:

Drinking beautifully now but maturation potential beyond 10 years.

Alc:

14.5%

TA:

6.3 g/l

pH:

3.6

RS:

2.6 g/l

Appellation:

Stellenbosch

Terroir:

North to West slope with decomposed granite, gravel, medium soil for low natural production on the Shiraz.

Vinification Details:

Hand-picked grapes from 3 vineyards fermented with Shiraz-friendly yeast to express maximum cultivar and vintage character. 28 Days skin contact was allowed and malolactic fermentation was completed in French and
American oak barrels where it remained for 3 months without SO2. Thereafter SO2 added and matured a further 21 months in the same barrels without racking.

Oak maturation: 300 litre French and American oak barrels 50/50 (100% new).

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