2013

Lady J

Bottle Number: 249

The Syrah* 2013 is made from Shiraz grapes and is the perfect example of how fruit from two different terroirs can harmonize to create a beautiful wine, showcasing the best of both regions. This appealing Shiraz is an elegant wine with supple fruit and spice balance prompting the name change to Syrah. The grapes were picked by hand, the selected blocks fermented separately and only blended after maturation.

*Note: Syrah is the French word for Shiraz.

R119 750ml

MEASUREMENTS

297mm x 83.60mm

WEIGHT

0.660kg

CASE WEIGHT

8.6kg

WINE SPECS

Tasting Notes

The Shiraz grapes from Simonsberg-Paarl showcase violet and plums, whilst the Elgin grapes bring in a darker character with spicy notes and black pepper. Smooth tannins on the palate confirm the promise of this elegant wine. Velvet textured layers follows through to a juicy mouth-feel.

WINE SPECS

Winemaker's Notes

The grapes were harvested at optimal ripeness and fermented in stainless steel tanks. This vintage spent 16 months on oak, with a small percentage being American oak. This wine is bottled under stelvin and cork closure.

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