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SYRAH 2019

Platter’s Wine Guide 2023: 4 Stars

Wine of Origin: Franschhoek
Varietal(s): 100% Syrah
Body: Medium

Tasting notes
Blackberries, aromas of cinnamon, clove and black pepper.

Fruit was de-stemmed, crushed and fermented in a steel tank. Malolactic fermentation took place in tank. Once pressed, the wine was then racked to 2nd and 3rd fill 225L barrels.

900 bottles

Alc: 13%
Total Sulphur: 63 mg/L
Total Acid: 5.6 g/L
pH: 3.51
Residual sugar: 2.6g/L

Time in oak: 14 months
New oak: 0%

Vineyard Details
Block size: 1.5ha
Yield: 5 tonnes per ha
Block profile: Steep, very rocky. Nutrient-poor sandstone soils, deeper clay subsoil.
Vines planted: 2004
Irrigation: No

Grown by: Stanley T.

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