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Aeon 2014 on SPECIAL

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Description

Variety: 100% Stellenbosch Shiraz

Harvest Data

Vintage detail: One of the wettest seasons in years has coincided with an outstanding harvest with regard to crop size and quality. Moderate climate conditions during the harvest season contributed to intense colour, exceptional flavour and good structure in the red cultivars.

Balling: 24
Production volume: 45 hl/ha
Hand Harvested: 100%


Winemaking

Whole berries: 100%
De-stemmed: 100%
Fermentation vessel: Open
Fermentation: Inoculated
Barrel Type: French Oak
New Barrel %: 30%
Maturation: 14 Months
Fining: No fining
Filtration: Coarse filtration prior to bottling
Bottled: January 2015


Wine Analysis

Alcohol: 14.15%
RS: 2.3 g/l
pH: 3.68
Total acidity: 5.8 g/l


Tasting Note

This wine show notes of upfront black and red berry fruits, has an underlying note of fynbos and black pepper spice, on the pallet the nose follows with a smoky savoury after taste that lingers in your mouth. Later the wine opens up notes of liquorice can be picked up. Smooth yet firm tannin structure and a medium acidity round this Shiraz off extremely well. Has a potential to aged beautifully for at least another 8 years.

Release date: June 2019


Awards

  • 2010 – 4* John Platter/Five Nations Trophy DOUBLE GOLD
  • Veritas DOUBLE GOLD
  • 2011 – 4.5* John Platter/ Wine Enthusiast 90pts
  • 2012 – 4.5* John Platter/Wine Advocate 92 pts
  • 2013 – 4.5* John Platter/Wine Enthusiast 93pts/Tim Atkin 89pts
  • 2014 – 4.5* John Platter

Food Match

Lamb, Moroccan tangines, venison


Additional information

Weight 1.5 kg