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Vergelegen Premium Shiraz 2018 5 + 1

£59.95 incl. VAT

2 in stock

Vergelegen Premium Shiraz 2018 grapes were selected from Vergelegen’s Rooiland vineyards, 170 m above sea level and circa 10 km from the ocean. These particular vineyards have carefully defined irrigation and canopy management practices to ensure a balanced crop size. To produce an elegant Shiraz, demonstrating a combination of restraint and complexity which best reflects the unique terroir of Vergelegen.

ORIGIN
The grapes were selected from Vergelegen’s Rooiland vineyards, Blocks
6, 9 & 11 were chosen for their unique and moderate climate, 170 m
above sea level and circa 10 km from the ocean. These particular
vineyards have carefully defined irrigation and canopy management
practices to ensure a balanced crop size.
To produce an elegant Shiraz, demonstrating a combination of
restraint and complexity which best reflects the unique terroir of
Vergelegen.
VINIFICATION
The grapes were hand-picked from 13th to 20th March 2018 and
transported in 10 kg lug boxes to the Winery and stored overnight in a
refrigerated container at -10° C. The following day the grapes were
hand sorted, de-stemmed and cold soaked at 8-10°C for 7 days before
yeast inoculation. After alcoholic fermentation the wine was left for a
further 35 days on the skins and then underwent 16 months oak
maturation in second and third fill 225 litre barrels. Bottling took place
on 12th September 2019. Released February 2021.
COMPOSITION
Shiraz 100%
ANALYSIS
Alcohol 14.66%
RS 3 g/l
TA 5.00 g/l
pH 3.59
MATURATION
Drink now or enjoy over the next decade.

Vergelegen Premium Shiraz 2018 5 + 1

£59.95 incl. VAT

2 in stock

Vergelegen Premium Shiraz 2018 grapes were selected from Vergelegen’s Rooiland vineyards, 170 m above sea level and circa 10 km from the ocean. These particular vineyards have carefully defined irrigation and canopy management practices to ensure a balanced crop size. To produce an elegant Shiraz, demonstrating a combination of restraint and complexity which best reflects the unique terroir of Vergelegen.

ORIGIN
The grapes were selected from Vergelegen’s Rooiland vineyards, Blocks
6, 9 & 11 were chosen for their unique and moderate climate, 170 m
above sea level and circa 10 km from the ocean. These particular
vineyards have carefully defined irrigation and canopy management
practices to ensure a balanced crop size.
To produce an elegant Shiraz, demonstrating a combination of
restraint and complexity which best reflects the unique terroir of
Vergelegen.
VINIFICATION
The grapes were hand-picked from 13th to 20th March 2018 and
transported in 10 kg lug boxes to the Winery and stored overnight in a
refrigerated container at -10° C. The following day the grapes were
hand sorted, de-stemmed and cold soaked at 8-10°C for 7 days before
yeast inoculation. After alcoholic fermentation the wine was left for a
further 35 days on the skins and then underwent 16 months oak
maturation in second and third fill 225 litre barrels. Bottling took place
on 12th September 2019. Released February 2021.
COMPOSITION
Shiraz 100%
ANALYSIS
Alcohol 14.66%
RS 3 g/l
TA 5.00 g/l
pH 3.59
MATURATION
Drink now or enjoy over the next decade.

Vergelegen Premium Shiraz 2018 5 + 1

£59.95 incl. VAT

2 in stock

Vergelegen Premium Shiraz 2018 grapes were selected from Vergelegen’s Rooiland vineyards, 170 m above sea level and circa 10 km from the ocean. These particular vineyards have carefully defined irrigation and canopy management practices to ensure a balanced crop size. To produce an elegant Shiraz, demonstrating a combination of restraint and complexity which best reflects the unique terroir of Vergelegen.

ORIGIN
The grapes were selected from Vergelegen’s Rooiland vineyards, Blocks
6, 9 & 11 were chosen for their unique and moderate climate, 170 m
above sea level and circa 10 km from the ocean. These particular
vineyards have carefully defined irrigation and canopy management
practices to ensure a balanced crop size.
To produce an elegant Shiraz, demonstrating a combination of
restraint and complexity which best reflects the unique terroir of
Vergelegen.
VINIFICATION
The grapes were hand-picked from 13th to 20th March 2018 and
transported in 10 kg lug boxes to the Winery and stored overnight in a
refrigerated container at -10° C. The following day the grapes were
hand sorted, de-stemmed and cold soaked at 8-10°C for 7 days before
yeast inoculation. After alcoholic fermentation the wine was left for a
further 35 days on the skins and then underwent 16 months oak
maturation in second and third fill 225 litre barrels. Bottling took place
on 12th September 2019. Released February 2021.
COMPOSITION
Shiraz 100%
ANALYSIS
Alcohol 14.66%
RS 3 g/l
TA 5.00 g/l
pH 3.59
MATURATION
Drink now or enjoy over the next decade.

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