Monday, May 4, 2009

Capel Vale 2007 Mt Barker Shiraz

Capel Vale’s REGIONAL SERIES of wines come from select grape varieties grown for optimum quality
on our vineyards situated in the 3 coolest wine regions of Western Australia.Shiraz from our Mount Barker vineyard has produced a very classical style of wine that displays cool climate Shiraz
notes of strawberries and other red berries with white pepper finishing with soft fine tannins. The style is unique
to the region and arguably is closer to the styles of the old world shiraz regions than to elsewhere in Australia.
Grape Variety & Source: 100% Mt Barker Shiraz
Release Date: June 2008
Fruit / Wine Analysis:
Harvested: March - April 2007
Fruit Ripeness: 14° - 15° baumé
Total Alcohol: 14.5% by volume
Total Acidity: 5.5 grams per litre
pH: 3.5
Oak Maturation: 12 months in French and American oak.
Optimal Drinking: While delicious to drink young for its primary
fruit characters, this wine will gain in complexity
with cellaring for up to six years.

Cellar Door: $23.95
Our Price: $18 per bottle by the doz


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