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Koopmanskloof Shiraz 2007
Technical Analysis
Winemaker
: Louwtjie Vlok
Main Variety : Shiraz
Alcohol : 13.50 %vol
pH : 3.70
RS : 2.24 g/l
Total Acid : 5.61 g/l
Volatile Acidity : 0.56 g/l
SO2 : 68 mg/l
Appellation : Coastal
Characteristics
Type : Red
Style : Dry


Accolades
2008 Michelangelo International Wine Awards - Gold Award
Tasting Notes
2008 Michelangelo International Wine Awards - Gold Award
This wine has a deep red colour with aromas of plum, red berry fruit and spices. It shows a lot of berry fruit with assertive tannins and a lively, long-lasting aftertaste.
Blend Information
100% Shiraz
Food Suggestions
This wine compliments red meat casseroles and pasta dishes.
In The Vineyard
The Shiraz is trellised on Hutton soil against the Bottelary Hills with an east-west row direction. It is managed with drip irrigation, and sprinkled once at veraison.
About The Harvest
The grapes are harvested at 25.0° B with an average yield of 6.3 tons/ha.
In The Cellar
Pump overs every 4-5 hours at 26° - 28° C for +/- 5 days. Inoculated with WE372 yeast strain. Matured for 12 months in French oak barrels.

Other Vintages
Koopmanskloof Shiraz 2015 Stephan Smit Shiraz
Koopmanskloof Shiraz 2014 Stephan Smit Shiraz
Koopmanskloof Shiraz 2013 Stephan Smit Shiraz
Koopmanskloof Shiraz Rosé 2012 Stephan Smit Shiraz
Koopmanskloof Shiraz 2011 Stephan Smit Shiraz
Koopmanskloof Shiraz 2010 Louwtjie Vlok Shiraz
Koopmanskloof Shiraz 2009 Louwtjie Vlok Shiraz
Koopmanskloof Shiraz 2008 Louwtjie Vlok Shiraz
Koopmanskloof Shiraz 2007 Louwtjie Vlok Shiraz

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