CLOOF "The Very Sexy Shiraz "

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Product SKU
SA13
Vintage: 2018
The Very Sexy Shiraz, which has been described as 'Shirax Heaven', has been named after the experience when drinking it.
$38.00
Country SOUTH AFRICA Region Darling Grape Varietal Shiraz

Product Description

Description

The Very Sexy Shiraz, which has been described as 'Shirax Heaven', has been named after the experience when drinking it. A deep, dark ruby red colour. Intense and complex flavours of white pepper, cloves, cinnamon supported by dark fruit flavours on the nose that follows through on the palate. A full-bodied wine with soft ripe tannins and intense spicy flavours. Vintage in image may vary. Refer to wine facts for current vintage.

How to pair it

  • Meat Game meat like a hearty venison stew with red wine and tomato sauce or cumin- and coriander-spiced lamb chops with couscous flavoured with grated lemon peel and cooked carrots. This wine needs big flavours like brisket, stew, lamb or game meat or even roast duck in plum sauce.

Accolades

Awards

China Wine _ Spirits Awards Silver

The China Wine & Spirits Awards is one of the largest international wine competitions, vital for buyers & distributors in China.

Wine Facts

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Product Type Red Wine
Grape Varietal Shiraz
Vintage 2018
Region Darling
Country SOUTH AFRICA
Winemakers Christopher van Dieren
Producer Cloof Estate
Average age of vines 15 years
Production method 5 tons/ha
Harvest method Hand
Fermentation & maceration 2 days of cold soak at 10ºC before inoculation and then fermented dry on skins for 8 days, at 30ºC. After fermentation it macerated for a further 5 days before being pressed.
Aging 10 years
Nose Attribute Dark Fruit, Spices
SKU SA13

Vineyard Info

Nestled in the unique region of Darling lies a place, so wondrous, tranquil and enchanting that it's no surprise that we are able to produce some of the most exceptional wines that this distinctive part of the world has to offer.

Cloof Wine Estate is truly off the beaten track, but it's often the road less travelled that will lead you to places that will be etched in your mind forever, provide food for the soul and that will leave you lingering towards your next visit. This is what we strive for at Cloof. We are looking forward to welcome you to our estate and captivate you not only with our wines, but with the pure beauty of nature and Darling hospitality that we have to offer. Our vineyards are a mix of trelissed vines and bush vines. Our soil is made of decomposed granite and oak leaves with a dryland-style climate.

Description

The Very Sexy Shiraz, which has been described as 'Shirax Heaven', has been named after the experience when drinking it. A deep, dark ruby red colour. Intense and complex flavours of white pepper, cloves, cinnamon supported by dark fruit flavours on the nose that follows through on the palate. A full-bodied wine with soft ripe tannins and intense spicy flavours. Vintage in image may vary. Refer to wine facts for current vintage.

How to pair it

  • Meat Game meat like a hearty venison stew with red wine and tomato sauce or cumin- and coriander-spiced lamb chops with couscous flavoured with grated lemon peel and cooked carrots. This wine needs big flavours like brisket, stew, lamb or game meat or even roast duck in plum sauce.

Awards

China Wine _ Spirits Awards Silver

The China Wine & Spirits Awards is one of the largest international wine competitions, vital for buyers & distributors in China.

More Information
Product Type Red Wine
Grape Varietal Shiraz
Vintage 2018
Region Darling
Country SOUTH AFRICA
Winemakers Christopher van Dieren
Producer Cloof Estate
Average age of vines 15 years
Production method 5 tons/ha
Harvest method Hand
Fermentation & maceration 2 days of cold soak at 10ºC before inoculation and then fermented dry on skins for 8 days, at 30ºC. After fermentation it macerated for a further 5 days before being pressed.
Aging 10 years
Nose Attribute Dark Fruit, Spices
SKU SA13

Nestled in the unique region of Darling lies a place, so wondrous, tranquil and enchanting that it's no surprise that we are able to produce some of the most exceptional wines that this distinctive part of the world has to offer.

Cloof Wine Estate is truly off the beaten track, but it's often the road less travelled that will lead you to places that will be etched in your mind forever, provide food for the soul and that will leave you lingering towards your next visit. This is what we strive for at Cloof. We are looking forward to welcome you to our estate and captivate you not only with our wines, but with the pure beauty of nature and Darling hospitality that we have to offer. Our vineyards are a mix of trelissed vines and bush vines. Our soil is made of decomposed granite and oak leaves with a dryland-style climate.