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Marcus Ansems Shiraz 2017

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Marcus Ansems Shiraz 2017

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Tasting Notes: Only made in the best years, our flagship red comes from a single low yielding vineyard.  It is matured in 90% French and 10% US oak.  50% of these barriques are new.  The wine is spicey, with a dense black fruit core and a well structured palate, designed for ageing.

Technical:

Vineyard: Single Vineyard (Osoyoos)
Growing Regime: No systemic fungicides/herbicides/pesticides.
Varieties: 100% Syrah
Harvesting: Hand harvested at 25.1 Brix
Pressing: Light basket pressed.
Malolactic Fermentation: Yes
Fermentation: 9 day natural fermentation in 900kg batches.
Maturation: 90% French Oak barriques, 10% American oak barriques for 18 months.
Cold Stabilised: No
Acidification: No
Chaptalisation: No
Lees Stirring: No
Sulfur Dioxide: Less than 50ppm Total S02
Vegan Friendly: Yes
Alcohol: 14.0%
pH: 3.98
T.A: 6.7 g/L
Residual Sugar: 0.5 g/L

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