BEAUMONT Constable House (Shiraz / Cab)

R155.00

The Constable House blend is now under the Beaumont name but still consists of the two varietals that work exceptionally well together namely Shiraz 65% and Cabernet Sauvignon 35%. The wine is named after the vineyard in front of the old Constables House on the farm.

Appellation Bot River Bottles produced 8684 x 750ml bottles
Cultivar 65 % Shiraz, 35% Cab. Sauv Vineyard age 10 – 25 yrs
Yield 4 tons/ha Balling at harvest 23°- 24.5°Balling
ALC 13.85% TA 5.6g/L
RS 1.9g/L pH 3.57

Ratings and Reviews | Three and a half stars in Platter for this vintage. This a wine that offers great value and always over delivers on taste.

Food pairing | Spicy red meat, grilled pork or roasted lamb. Game such as springbok, ostrich, rabbit and venison, spices such as cumin and coriander enhanced the natural spice of this Shiraz.

Packaging | 750 ml screw cap

Additional information

Wine Maker

Sebastian Beaumont.

Vintage Conditions

2017 is a great vintage that produced wines with great intensity and balance. Dry conditions produced small yields of healthy fruit

Vinification

Picked and vinified separately. Using stalks during the fermentation to add to the complexity of the structure. Completely naturally fermented. Then pressed after a 12- 16 days on the skins and taken to a mixture of tank and barrel for malo lactic fermentation.

Maturation

14 months in older oak barrels and rest of the time in concrete tank

Ageing Potential

8 – 10 years