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Lynx Shiraz 2017 

 

Cultivar:

  •  100% Shiraz

 

Tasting notes:

  •  Black currant and almond nose leads through to spice palate with white pepper and liquorice
  •  Rich, cigar box finish
  •  Have with Beef Ragu

 

Winemaking notes:

  •  Harvested early in the morning and cold soaked for 6 days at 11˚C     
  •  Fermentation over 8 days with 5 punch downs a day
  •  7 days post-ferment maceration

 


After the harvesting of the grapes the must has been cold soaked for 7 days at a temperature of 7°C. Thereafter it was fermented for 8 days in open concrete tanks with 5 punch downs a day. Finally, the must was oaked for 12 months in French, European and American (20%) oak, 30% new oak, 20% second fill and the rest an even split between third to fifth fill barrels.

 

Storability
Drinking well now, but perfect after aging for 3-7 years.

 

Platters Wine Guide: 87 Points

Lynx Shiraz 2017

HK$1,147.00Price
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