Groot Constantia Shiraz 201775cl
Groot Constantia Shiraz 2017
Description of Groot Constantia Shiraz 2017
Groot Constantia Shiraz 2017 (Shiraz)
- Appearance: Deep red.
- Nose: White pepper, coriander and liquorice.
- Mouth: Spicy flavours are supported by subtle use of oak on the palate and is completed by a fine tannin structure.
APPELLATION: Constantia, Western Cape
VINEYARD: Groot Constantia
GRAPES: 100% Shiraz
AGEING: Matured for 12 months in 25% new, 25% 2nd fill, 25% 3rd fill barrels and 15% 4th fill 500 litre French oak barrels, with 10% in 2700 litre foudre
PREPARATION: The grapes are hand picked and fermented in closed tanks. The wine is then matured for 12 months in new French oak barrels
PAIRING: A meaty curry bean casserole, pepper steak, springbok, chilli biltong or mature cheddar cheese
Reviews of Groot Constantia Shiraz 2017
- Well rounded tannins give an elegant long finish on the palate.
- This wine is ready for immediate consumption but has very good maturation potential.