Journey's End The Cape Doctor Shiraz 2005

Product code: 13JOUR6B2005

The fruits on the nose are fragrant strawberry, underpinned by fleshier bramble and mocha. The palate is packed with strawberry and mulberry, spiced by black pepper and intriguingly complex. The richness of the flavours is balanced by some fresh raspberry giving a lighter feel to the finish.

  • Country:South Africa
  • Region:Stellenbosch
  • Vintage:2005
  • ABV:14%
  • Colour:Red
  • Product Type:Still
  • Bottle Size:75 cl
  • Grape Variety:Shiraz
  • Closure:Natural Cork

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Taste Scale: 10

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Production information

Producer: Journey's End

Founded in 1996 when the Gabb family took over and replanted the estate, Journey’s End has quickly become one of Stellenbosch’s top addresses. Journey’s End is right at the heart of Stellenbosch, with one of the cape’s most exciting terroirs.

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Production note

Destalked and lightly crushed. Stainless steel tank fermented with Syrah for 10 days at a maximum of 28°C. Two pump-overs per day and one rack and return. Malolactic fermentation 100% in barrel. Barrel ageing in 30% new French oak and 70% 2nd and 3rd fill French oak. Oak maturation for 18 months.

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