Sijnn Red 2009

Product code: 13SIJ10B2009

Attractive deep red colour. Slate, wild berries, herbs, liquorice and subtle barrel maturation character adding to the beguiling nose. Substantial palate with a rich texture and layered, complex flavours and an attractive dry finish.

  • Country:South Africa
  • Region:Malgas
  • Vintage:2009
  • ABV:15%
  • Colour:Red
  • Product Type:Still
  • Bottle Size:75 cl
  • Grape Variety:Shiraz, Mourvedre, Touriga Nacional, Trincadeira, Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Closure:Natural Cork

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Taste scale & description

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Taste Scale: 7

You enjoy a broad range of wines that are rounded and rich with bright fruity flavours.

Food match

Chocolate, Duck, Roast Beef

Production information

Producer: Sijnn

The Sijnn estate is comprised of complex stony soils, which together with a warm dry climate moderated by the constant sea breezes, offers excellent vineyard potential and the possibility of producing something unique.

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Production note

Handpicked in the cool mornings to avoid damage. Spontaneous natural yeast fermentation at a maximum temperature of 29°C. Time on the skins 6-9 days, with caps of the skins punched down (pigeage) 2 to 3 times a day. Single pressing in traditional basket press and malolactic fermentation in barrels. Use of a mix of barrels in the first year of maturation and mostly 700l in the second year of maturation. This better respects the complexity of the fruit while softening the wine sufficiently. 25% n

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