TECHNICAL ANALYSIS
Winemaker Alexis Machouca
Alcohol 13.5 %vol
RS 2.2 g/l
Total Acidity 73 meq/l
Regionality Paphos
Appellation N/A
VINTAGE: 2009
CHARACHTERISTICS
Type Red Regional
Style Dry
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STROUMBELI Shiraz
Red Dry Wine
TASTING NOTES
This excellent Shiraz has a deep brick red colour with an intense maroon and purple hue.Intense nose with notes of lifted sweet spice reminiscent of pepper and mint, integrated with black fruits characteristic of cranberries and mature fig, cloaked in delicate oak. Medium bodied and well structured with a refreshing acidity and sturdy sweet fruits. Black fruits on the fore palate lengthening to infused cranberries and sweet plum integrated with subtle oak, finishing long with lingering pepper, blackcurrants and velvety tannins.
IN THE VINEYARD
Soil Type: Limestone and Tera Rosa
Age Of Vines: 10 - 16 Years Old
Trellising: Horizontal Cuplike
Vine Dendity: 3500 - 4500 / ha
Irrigation: No
IN THE CELLAR
Wood ageing: 12 months in French Oak Barrels
Total production: 6000 Cases of 6 Bottles

AGEING POTENTIAL

Ready to Drink. It will develop even better in the following 2 - 3 years.
BLEND INFORMATION
Shiraz 100%
FOOD SUGGESTIONS
Great to enjoy with, fillet and wild bush tomato sauce. Though enjoyable at present, this classic Shiraz has the structure and intensity to improve with aging..
Drink it now and next year at 16C
ACCOLADES

2009 Vintage: Vienna International Wine Challenge 2013 - Silver Medal

2009 Vintage: Decanter World Wine Awards 2013 - Commended Medal

2008 Vintage: Decanter World Wine Awards 2012 - Commended Medal

2008 Vintage: International Wine & Spirit Competition U.K. 2012 - Bronze Medal

2008 Vintage: Decanter World Wine Awards 2011 - Commended Medal

2008 Vintage: International Wine & Spirit Competition U.K. 2011 - Bronze Medal

2007 Vintage: International Wine & Spirit Competition U.K. 2010 - Bronze Medal

2006 Vintage: International Wine & Spirit Competition U.K. 2009 - Bronze Medal