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Cave Yves Cuilleron SKU: IFYCCLC20

Grape Variety: Syrah/Shiraz

R 1,390.00

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Complex nose of black fruits, tapenade and smoky notes. Some empyreumatic notes (coffee, grilled, toasted). Expressive palate with a subtle balance between power and velvety. A mineral finish leaves a spicy length. High-density planting (8,000-10,000 vines per hectare). No insecticides or pesticides, few treatments (depending on weather), small amount of organic-only fertiliser, with respect of soil and vine balance. Vigour and yield control, leaf-thinning and green harvesting to promote grape maturation. The grapes are hand-picked; and then sorted, crushed and partially destemmed in the cellar. Fermented in open, temperature-controlled vats for about 3 weeks, with regular cap-punching and pumping-over. Malolactic-fermented in barriques with native yeasts. The wine is matured for 18 months in barrique barrels. ABV 13%