This Shiraz / Cabernet Sauvignon from Quoin Rock's Namysto range, will complement most red-meat dishes and an array of cheeses, however, it is also delicious on its own. The ageing potential is up to 15 years of aging, although very good to drink now.
Cultivar/s: Shiraz | Cabernet Sauvignon
Win of Origin: Simonsberg, Stellenbosch
Average Yield: 7 tons/Ha
Harvested: February – April 2016
Bottled: April 2018
Individual grape parcels were crushed and fermented in open-top stainless-steel tanks with regular punch-downs (4-5 times daily). Followed by extended skin maceration. The wines were then racked (transferred)to a combination of first, second and third fill French oak barrels (30% in NEW first-fill French barrels, 70% in second- & third-fill barrels for 20 months.)
Initial aromas of red berries with hints of green notes: peppercorn (spicy-ness), leads through to layered profiles of tobacco and leather, rounding off into a plummy richness on the mid-palate and finishing off with soft velvety tannins.
Alcohol: 14,5% | Residual sugar: 2.5g/l | Total Acidity: 6.3g/l | pH: 3.44g/l
Vintage- Subject to availability