Doran Shiraz 2016 Tasting Notes

Doran Shiraz 2016Harvesting/Cellar:

Grapes were picked at 24 Balling, combination of Schist and granite soils. Cooled over night to 5̊C, 80% destemmed and 20% crushed whole bunches. It was cold soaked for 4 days, where most of the extraction was done.

Fermentation:

Partially natural fermented. Post fermentation maceration of 6-8 weeks.

Maturation:

Wine was matured in 500L French oak for 12 months with 10% new oak.

Winemaker's notes:

Deep concentration of plums and blackberries with undertones of spice. This is followed by the fresh fragrance of blue violets. Juicy tannins leave your mouth craving for more.

Technical analyses:
  • Alc: 14.5%
  • pH: 3.56
  • TA: 5.4 g/l
  • RS: 2.9 g/l