De Trafford Shiraz Stellenbosch Blueprint 2005

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Source: ONLINEWEINKELLER.de
02/25/2010

de Trafford Shiraz 2005: lagerfähig 10 - 15 Jahre ab Jahrgang, Empfohlene Serviertemperatur: 16-18°C, Dekantier-Empfehlung (1 Std. vorher belüften),Jahrgang: 2005Inhalt: 0,75 LRegion: StellenboschWeingut: De TraffordRebsorte: 100% ShirazRestzucker: Restsäure: Alkoholgehalt: Rotwein


Winemaker's Notes:

Self-taught winemaker and former architect David Trafford's small but stellar production is regularly cited as being among the Cape's very best. David's winemaking philosophy is deceptively simple: to make the best possible wine he can whilst retaining a sense of place. To do this he embraces Stellenbosch's warm, sunny climate and rich, clay soils, noting that his vines are not planted on 'the shagged out alluvial plains of the Medoc with their miserable climate'. The wines tend to agree with him. They have rich fruit and a juicy ripeness but they are crisply pressed and structured too. His ability to blend New World innovation and Old World methodology can perhaps be best seen in his sweet Straw Wine, which has quickly become one of the Cape's most fiercely sought after wines. This Shiraz is closed, but has an intense plum, spice, cherry and subtle herb nose with a full palate, packed with complex fruit and soft, ripe tannins. It is finely-textured with a long, dry finish. Drinking well now, it would be ideal with a variety of strong flavoured (including lightly spicy) meat dishes.

Self-taught winemaker and former architect David Trafford's small but stellar production is regularly cited as being among the Cape's very best. David's winemaking philosophy is deceptively simple: to make the best possible wine he can whilst retaining a sense of place. To do this he embraces Stellenbosch's warm, sunny climate and rich, clay soils, noting that his vines are not planted on 'the shagged out alluvial plains of the Medoc with their miserable climate'. The wines tend to agree with him. They have rich fruit and a juicy ripeness but they are crisply pressed and structured too. His ability to blend New World innovation and Old World methodology can perhaps be best seen in his sweet Straw Wine, which has quickly become one of the Cape's most fiercely sought after wines. This Shiraz is closed, but has an intense plum, spice, cherry and subtle herb nose with a full palate, packed with complex fruit and soft, ripe tannins. It is finely-textured with a long, dry finish. Drinking well now, it would be ideal with a variety of strong flavoured (including lightly spicy) meat dishes.

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