Metzer Family Shiraz | Metzer Family Wines

This elegant, savoury northern Rhone style Syrah comes from a unique parcel in the foothills of the Helderberg mountain. The percentage of whole-bunch adds freshness and a chalky texture which balances the ripe fruit – power with grace.

Region:

Western Cape

Appellation:

Stellenbosch

Variety / Blend:

Syrah:

Climate:

Mediterranean with maritime influence

Soils:

Table Mountain sandstone, granite and koffieklip (sedimentary rock)

Farming:

Sustainable

Altitude:

Fermentation:

30% whole-bunch, 14 days in open top fermenters, daily punch down

Ageing:

11 month French oak, 10% new