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Wild House Shiraz

2018

In a Nutshell

Generous, full yet fresh with a seam of minerality from its sandy, granite provenance in the trellised Shiraz vineyards of Paarl.

Tasting Notes

A colour of deep garnet ruby of freshly squeezed Coastal Shiraz. It has a nose of really good summer pudding, cream and even a touch of Framboise. On the palate even more summer pudding, a blob of proper crème fraiche with a suggestion of dark chocolate and star anise All this makes for a hugely positive expression of the Coastal Region’s more established Shiraz vineyards.

Production Notes

Grapes for this wine were carefully hand-harvested and sorted mostly from the Paarl area, though a small amount of Franschhoek fruit to the final blend to give it a bit of spice and ‘edge’. Naturally fermented in stainless steel tanks, 50% of this blend then undergoes malolactic fermentation in 300 and 600L French oak barrels (10% new).

Grape Blend

100%

Shiraz

Detailed Information

Type

Red

Country

South Africa

Region

Western Cape

Vintage

2018

Size

0.75L

ABV

14%

Grape

Shiraz

Closure

Screwcap

£7.48

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