• Suitable for vegetarians

Product Description

  • Shiraz Viogner - Red South African Wine
  • Taking pride of place at the top of Stellenbosch's Devon Valley, our Grand Domaine overlooks all that is grand about our region. Vibrant aromas of ripe berries marry perfectly with violet notes to lead you to a concentrated palate with hints of spice and fruit. Layers of complex fruit on the persistent palate indicate that this wine will last for a number of years and will drink well with game, duck and soft cheese.
  • Wine of Stellenbosch, South Africa
  • Pack size: 75cl

Information

Allergy Information

  • Contains: Sulphur Dioxide/Sulphites

Tasting Notes

  • Bouquet of red berries and spice with flowery hints

Region of Origin

Stellenbosch

Wine Colour

Red

Alcohol Units

10.5

ABV

14% vol

Current Vintage

2016

Producer

Home of Origin Wine Pty Ltd.

Type of Closure

Screwcap

Wine Maker

Johan Gerber

Country

South Africa

Alcohol Type

Wine

Taste Category

Grape Variety

Shiraz/Syrah, Viognier

Vinification Details

  • The grapes were harvested at 24 balling sugar. Pre-fermentation maceration 3days@10°C.Fermentation in stainless steal tanks for 6-8 days with selected yeast strain. Standard (2× pumpovers) maceration at <30°C until dry.1g/L American Oak MT during fermentation. Fining and filtration before bottled. Wines were racked after fermentation and inoculated with Malo-Lactic bacteria with bentonite finning prior to cold stabilization

History

  • The Stellenbosch winelands are considered to be the capital of the South African wine industry. Simon van der Stel arrived at the Cape as commander in 1679 and soon after was appointed its first governor. Later that year he undertook his first tour of inspection, which brought him to ‘the most charming valley he had ever seen' - the Stellenbosch winelands. He ordered the planting of the oaks, which is why it is sometimes referred to as Eikestad, or ‘town of oaks'

Regional Information

  • Stellenbosch is a hilly region of the Cape Winelands sheltered in a valley at an average elevation of 136m. The soil in this region range from dark alluvium to clay and combined with a well-drained hilly terrain and a Mediterranean climate, it offers excellent conditions for the grapes

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

Country of Origin

South Africa

Origin Free Text

Wine of South Africa

Name and address

  • Produced by:
  • Home of Origin Wine,
  • Old Bottelary Road,
  • Koelenhof,
  • South Africa.

Importer address

  • Origin Wine Ltd,
  • OX16 9UX,
  • Untied Kingdom.

Return to

  • Origin Wine Ltd,
  • OX16 9UX,
  • Untied Kingdom.

Lower age limit

Statutory Years : 18

Net Contents

75 Centilitres ℮

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