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Groote Post Shiraz 2002
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Technical Analysis
Winemaker
: Lukas Wenztel
Main Variety : Shiraz
Alcohol : 14.6 %vol
pH : 3.81
RS : 1.4 g/l
Total Acid : 6.01 g/l
Appellation : Coastal
Characteristics
Type : Red
Style : Dry
Body : Full
Taste : Fragrant


Accolades
Fairbairn Capital Trophy Wine Show 2005 - Bronze
Veritas 2004 - Gold
Michelangelo International Wine Awards 2004 - Silver
Swiss International Wine Award 2004 - Bronze
Tasting Notes
NOT AVAILABLE FOR TASTING AT CELLAR DOOR

Fairbairn Capital Trophy Wine Show 2005 - Bronze
Veritas 2004 - Gold
Michelangelo International Wine Awards 2004 - Silver
Swiss International Wine Award 2004 - Bronze

The wine in bottle undeniably bears the stamp of oak, but it is cloaked in thick layers of velvety fruit. We expect the fruit to be a little closed-down until 2004, and would drink it until at least 2008.
Blend Information
100% Shiraz
In The Vineyard
Soil: Oakleaf
Yield: 4t/ha
Irrigation: None
Trellising: Bushvine
About The Harvest
The grapes are from an old bush vine vineyard, which yielded a mere four tons per hectare of tiny berries. The grapes were harvested at 26º Balling.
In The Cellar
Wood maturation: 13 months
Bottled: September 2003

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