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Product Description

  • Shiraz. Wine of Origin Breede River Valley. Wine of South Africa.
  • A spicy red, made from the small, dark skinned Shiraz grapes that ripen in the heat of the Breede River Valley. Full bodied with flavours of bramble, dark cherry and plum, punctuated with peppery notes and a juicy finish. Enjoy with barbecued sausages, peppered steak.

Information

Ingredients

INGREDIENTS: Preservative (Ammonium Bisulphite)

Allergy Information

  • Contains sulphites.

Tasting Notes

  • The wine has classic white pepper aromas on the nose and has ripe, rich blackcurrant and plum flavours on the palate. The finish is soft and long with hints of spice and sweet vanilla oak

Region of Origin

Breede River Valley

Wine Colour

Red

Alcohol Units

10.5

ABV

14% vol

Current Vintage

2017

Producer

Home of Origin Wine (Pty) Ltd.

Type of Closure

Screwcap

Wine Maker

Johan Gerber

Country

South Africa

Alcohol Type

Wine

Taste Category

Spicy & full bodied

Grape Variety

Shiraz/Syrah

Vinification Details

  • The grapes were harvested in the early morning to preserve all the flavours and aromas. After gentle destalking, the grapes are crushed and moved to stainless steel tanks where pre-fermentation maceration takes place for 3 days at 10 degrees Celsius. Standard maceration follows with 2 pump overs and the grapes left to ferment until dry

History

  • Settlers started expanding the Cape region as farmland started to become scarce which led to the establishment of the towns of Robertson and Worcester. In the mid-19th century, the German settlers began planting orchards and vineyards and today, almost 40 percent of the vineyards in South Africa can be found in the Breede River Valley wine region

Regional Information

  • The Breede River Valley region offers a wide range of microclimates and terrains for grape cultivation. From the higher altitude mountain slopes with its rocky and stony soil to the valley floor running along the Breede river with mainly alluvial soil. A Mediterranean climate dominates this region, with temperatures colder in the winter and hotter in the summer than in the more coastal regions of the Western Cape

Storage Type

Ambient

Storage Instructions

  • This wine is ideal for drinking now but can be kept for up to 2 years

Alcohol Unit Other Text

Wine Effervescence

Storage

Store in a cool dark place. Best enjoyed within 2 year[s] of purchase, once opened consume within 2 days.

Wine of

South Africa

Bottled in

South Africa

Number of uses

6

Warnings

  • Do not drink when pregnant(logo).Drinkware(logo).Know your limits(statement).

Name and address

  • Tesco Stores Ltd.,
  • Welwyn Garden City AL7 1GA,
  • U.K.

Net Contents

75cl e

Nutrition

Typical Values100ml containEach glass (125ml) contains
Energy321.14kJ (77.41kcal)401.43kJ (96.76kcal)
Carbohydrate.30g.38g
Sugars.30g.38g
Fibre.00.00g
Salt.00.00g
*Reference intake of an average adult (8400 kJ / 2000 kcal)--

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