Tamboerskloof Syrah 2003

grapes Shiraz
-75% Stellenbosch grapes
-25% Wellington grapes
winemaking record 35% New oak and 25% second fill oak and 40% third fill in French, American and Russian oak for 14 months. Aged for 14 months in the bottle in a climate controlled room at 16°C, 70% humidity.

French oak - 60%
American oak - 20%
Russian oak - 20%
maturation prior to release Fermented in open top stainless steel tanks. Manual punch down during fermentation. No pump overs. Wine moved during winemaking with gravity system.
wine analysis Alcohol 14,43% vol, Extract 31.1g/l, RS 1.92, VA 0.51, pH 3.61, TA 5.84
winemakers comments Total amount of liters : 5 040 liters
Total amount of cases : 1 120 x 6
Number of bottles : 6 720