Idiom 900 Series Syrah 2014
A three-barrel limited release of Syrah. Dark ruby colour with white pepper and pomegranate on the nose. Intense blueberry fruit with black forest cake. Savoury smoked ham notes and aromas of caramelised wood spices complement the fruit. An opulent velvety wine with a long lingering finish. Decanting recommend.
|Wine of Origin||
Vineyard – Da Capo, Sir Lowry’s Pass, Helderberg
|Date of Bottling||
2nd February 2016
pH 3.68 Total acidity 5.4 g/l
Grapes were cold-soaked for 3-4 days prior to being crushed and fermented at optimal temperatures, after which it was pressed and Malo-Latic fermentation was done in tank on French oak staves. The wine was then racked to 225L French oak barrels for a 24 months maturation process, before being lightly fined and filtered before bottling.