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2018 Short Street Shiraz

Producer: Short Street Wines
Country/Region: South Africa - Western Cape - Swartland

Situated at the very heart of South Africa’s Swartland wine region, Short Street is the shortest street in the Riebeek Valley. A melting pot of creative energy, gourmet fare, farm fresh produce and the vibrant, uncomplicated lifestyle of the people, Short Street captures the essence of the Swartland, where passion, creativity and simplicity are distilled into a captivating experience.

Made in a rich, full-bodied, this Shiraz is a rich and lively, full-bodied wine with a subdued smokiness on the nose and a palate of ripe red berries and interesting spice. Well-balanced and smooth, the aftertaste lingers with the exciting flavors of chocolate and spice.

2018 Short Street Shiraz
Vintage: 2018
Grape Varietals: 100% Shiraz
ABV: 14%
Aging: Aged in French Oak barrels (new and 2nd and 3rd fill) for 4-9 months
Serving Temp: 60-65°F
Closure: Stelvin(Screwcap)
Agricultural Method: Sustainable
Production: 5,000 cases

Wine Making Notes:

Grape must is cold soaked for a day and then inoculated with selected yeast. Fermentation is temperature between 24-26 degrees Celsius. Regular pump-overs enhance color and flavor extraction. The wine is aged for 4 - 9 months in French oak for good integration of flavor and a smooth finish.


Pairings:

Serve at room temperature as a glass on it’s own or pairs beautifully with bold, full-flavored foods like roasted duck, lamb and game meat.

Product Formats:

Item Number Unit Units/Case Type UPC - bottle SCC - case SRP/Unit
SA0EE487003SZL 750ml 12 Glass 7 84585 02398 1 1 07 84585 02398 8 $14.99