Gabrielskloof

Syrah on Shale

Syrah on Shale, Gabrielskloof
  • 100% Syrah
  • From a single Bokkeveld shale site on the Gabriëlskloof property, which has a high clay component
  • SE facing vineyard, in which the wind has a significant influence on the terroir
  • The fruit was hand picked into small crates and transferred directly into a cold room to remain overnight
  • 50% destemmed
  • Fermented with wild yeasts in small, open top fermenters with extended post-fermentation maceration
  • Aged in 500L barrels for 18 months, 10% new French oak
  • 3,296 bottles produced

Info

Producer:
Vintage:
2019
Country:
South Africa
Region:
Bot River
Appellation:
Bot River
Variety:
Syrah
Color:
Red
Farming Practice:
Sustainable

Sizes Available

Full Bottle ZA-GBK-24-19 12/750ml

Resources

Press & Reviews

Tim Atkin
Score
95
Date
2022-04-01