Kyburg Premium Shiraz 2009 & 2010

A wine with an intense ruby red, rich concentrated colour. Wild berries and raspberries expression with hints of pepper, spice and vanilla oak. A palate with length, expression and silky tannins.

Best Competition Rating: Buy, Drink and Enjoy Yourself!

Altitude: 110 – 140m
Soil Type: Oakleaf & Tukulu
Planted: 2000 & 2001
Irrigation: Drip
Viticulturist: Frans Snyman

2010

Method: Hand-picked in 20kg crates
Yield: 8 t/ha
Time: end Feb to early March

2011

Method: Hand-picked in 20kg crates
Yield: 8 t/ha
Time: late March

Winemaker: Jacques Fourie
Must treatment: Cold maceration for 4 days
Fermentation: SST Tank

2010
12 months in French oad 20% new, 80% second fill
Bottled: 2011
Release: Cape Wine 2015
Production: 6000 Bottles
Aging Potential: >10 years

2011
12 months in French oad 20% new, 80% second fill
Bottled: 2012
Release: August 2018
Production: 6’000 Bottles
Aging Potential: >10 years

2010
Alcohol: 14.5%
PH: 3.5
Total acidity: 6.1 g/l
Residual sugar: 4.8 g/l

2011
Alcohol: 14.5%
PH: 3.3
Total acidity: 6.6 g/l
Residual sugar: 2.4 g/l

Kyburg Wines Awards(Kyburg does generally not participate in wine competitions)
2008 Merlot: Mondial du Merlot (Switzerland): 84/100 points
2008 Shiraz: 86/100 points from Weinwelt (Germany)
2007 Cabernet Sauvignon: Santam Classic Wine Trophy;
Silver Award – Best 6-20 out of 235 red wine entries
2007 Shiraz: SA Terroir Award –
Top Shiraz of Stellenbosch Wine Region
Altitude: 110 – 140m
Soil Type: Oakleaf & Tukulu
Planted: 2000 & 2001
Irrigation: Drip
Viticulturist: Frans Snyman

2010

Method: Hand-picked in 20kg crates
Yield: 8 t/ha
Time: end Feb to early March

2011

Method: Hand-picked in 20kg crates
Yield: 8 t/ha
Time: late March

Winemaker: Jacques Fourie
Must treatment: Cold maceration for 4 days
Fermentation: SST Tank

2010
12 months in French oad 20% new, 80% second fill
Bottled: 2011
Release: Cape Wine 2015
Production: 6000 Bottles
Aging Potential: >10 years

2011
12 months in French oad 20% new, 80% second fill
Bottled: 2012
Release: August 2018
Production: 6’000 Bottles
Aging Potential: >10 years

2010
Alcohol: 14.5%
PH: 3.5
Total acidity: 6.1 g/l
Residual sugar: 4.8 g/l

2011
Alcohol: 14.5%
PH: 3.3
Total acidity: 6.6 g/l
Residual sugar: 2.4 g/l

Kyburg Wines Awards(Kyburg does generally not participate in wine competitions)
2008 Merlot: Mondial du Merlot (Switzerland): 84/100 points
2008 Shiraz: 86/100 points from Weinwelt (Germany)
2007 Cabernet Sauvignon: Santam Classic Wine Trophy;
Silver Award – Best 6-20 out of 235 red wine entries
2007 Shiraz: SA Terroir Award –
Top Shiraz of Stellenbosch Wine Region

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