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Pillars 2015

R385.00

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Description

Variety: 100% Stellenbosch Syrah

Harvest Data

Vintage detail:
One of the greatest vintages in the history of South Africa regarding 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: 25
Production volume: 50 hl/ha
Hand Harvested: 100%


Winemaking

Whole berries: 100%
De-stemmed: 100%
Fermentation vessel: Open Fermenter
Fermentation: Native yeast
Barrel Type: 300L French oak barrels from Burgundy coopers
New Barrel%: 30%
Maturation: 14 Months
Fining: No Fining
Filtration: Coarse filtration prior to bottling


Wine Analysis

Alcohol: 14.21 vol%
RS: 3.1 g/l
pH: 3.58
Total acidity: 5.1g/l


Tasting Note

Notes of violets, black tea, liquorice, black current and white pepper all layered and evolve as the wine opens. Tannins balancing well with the hints of wood car on the taste. Wine drinks well now but can easily age for another 10 years.

Release Date: August 2020. Bottled February 2017


Awards

  • 2007 – Tri Nations Trophy – WINNER OF FIRST SOUTH AFRICAN WINE TO ACHIEVE THAT
  • 2007 – 5* John Platter
  • 2008 – 5 * John Platter
  • 2011, 2012, 2013 – 5* John Platter
  • 2013 – Veritas GOLD/ Tim Atkin 90pts
  • 2014 – 4.5* John Platter
    2015 – Tim Atkin 93pts


Food Match

Roast beef, barbeque, spareribs, duck, aged hard cheeses


Additional information

Weight 1.5 kg
Dimensions 26.5 × 18 × 30 cm