Doorkeeper Shiraz

Doorkeeper ShirazShiraz 2015

History

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.

Production

  • 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

Food Pairing

Game, lamb and beef dishes of all kinds.

Tasting Note

Jumps out of the glass, perfumed aromas with spicy notes. A gentle, medium bodied wine with soft sweet tannins.

Independent Tasting Note

"Gentle, enough spice & sweet fruit for savoury frame, with tannins for a few years." ~ Platter's

Pricing

R 82.00 per bottle
R 492.00 per case of 6

All deliveries of 24 bottles or more within South Africa will be free of charge.