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Capo D`Istria Shiraz

Year: 2011
Alcohol: 13.5 %
Sugar content: Dry
Capo D`Istria Shiraz
Variety: Shiraz
Soil type: Eocene flysch, marl and sandstone 
Location: Debeli rtič, Purissima – Eocene flysch, marl and sandstone 
Price: 24.50 €
Delivery: On stock
Grape harvest: by hand, early October
Winemaking: Ripe grapes are carefully destemmed and macerated for 15 days. After malolactic fermentation the wine is left to mature in a mixture of new and old barrique barrels for at least 3 years.
Aging potential: 10 years
Colour: Very intense ruby with pomegranate edge
Aroma: Intense notes of ripe dark fruit, bilberry jam, vanilla, dark chocolate and juniper berries, with a delightful aroma of wood.
Taste: Rich and complex aromas of ripe bilberry, kirsch-soaked cherries, dark chocolate and herbs. A sophisticated note of wood frames a lingering finish supported by velvety tannins.
Food and wine pairing recommendation: Pairs well with beef, pork and game, as well as spicy sauces and semi-cured cheese. 
Opportunities: Lunch with friends, Socializing, Gift, Romantic dinner, Celebration
Serving temperature: 16–18 °C