Doorkeeper ShirazShiraz 2015
The label displays the original doorkeep on the historic doors of the Hartenberg underground facility, where the wine is matured, prior to bottling. There is also a hidden/unspoken symbolism that the Doorkeeper Shiraz gatekeeps for the triumvirate of other Shiraz's in the Hartenberg portfolio.
- Barrel Ageing: 13 months in 30% 2nd and 70% 3rd fill French Oak (225l)
- Maturation: Up to 6 years from vintage
- Alcohol: 13.88% by volume
- Residual Sugar: 2.7 g/l
- Total Acid: 5.8 g/l
- pH: 3.47
Game, lamb and beef dishes of all kinds.
Jumps out of the glass, perfumed aromas with spicy notes. A gentle, medium bodied wine with soft sweet tannins.
"Gentle, enough spice & sweet fruit for savoury frame, with tannins for a few years." ~ Platter's