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Lady in Red 2019

R 109.00

A warm, rich Rhone-style wine. This lady is seductive, sophisticated and elegant.

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Tasting Notes

Crimson red wine with an intense perfumed mélange of red fruits and candy apple and bright oak undertones. On the palate, the fruit / oak balance is harmonious with soft, firm tannins, cassis and plum flavours producing a wine of excellent structure. The fruit lingers long on the palate. The final blend consists of 77% Shiraz, 14% Grenache 9% Mourvèdre.


Winemaker's Notes

Rhone style blend. Harvesting done by hand, followed by grape sorting. Cold soaking for 24 hours. Each varietal was fermented separately with great attention to quality, to ensure optimal development in profile and character for each wine. Extended skin contact followed fermentation allowing for better extraction from skins. Each wine was matured separately for 8 months in 300l French oak barrels of which no new. After blending and filtration, bottling took place in October 2019.


Analysis

Alcohol: 13.33%
pH: 3.48
Total Acidity: 5.9 g/l
Residual Sugar: 2.7 g/l

Serving Suggestion

Zesty, fresh pasta dishes or your favourite pizza.


Chef's Special

Roast lamb with garlic and rosemary.


SAWI Rating: 85 points

Awards

Lady in Red 2014 GOLD : China Wine & Spirits Awards 2016
GOLD : Vitis Vinifera Awards 2016
Lady in Red 2009 SILVER : China Wine and Spirits Best Value Awards 2016
Lady in Red 2008 90 POINTS : Parker Points®

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