Luddite Shiraz 2016 Bottle size: 750ml

South Africa, Botriver
R725
In stock
(Only 1 left)
93
TA
Tasting notes:
'Some previous vintages of Luddite Shiraz have been a little too pruney for my taste, but this was picked in early February and fermented with 10% stems for added freshness and structure. Plum, damson, fig and blackberry fruit flavours are framed by 20% new oak and complemented by fynbos aromas. Drink 2021-26.' – Tim Atkin MW, SA Special Report 2020, 93/100

'Dark plummy in colour with bright edges. Spice, juicy fruit, cinnamon, plummy and a hint of toastiness on the nose. Bold juicy fruit on entry with a touch of cinnamon on the palate. Mid-pallet is broad, rich and dominated by dark fruit. This is all balanced with dry, firm tannins on the finish.' – Winemaker

Alc: 15.4% | RS: 2.6 g/L | TA: 5.5 g/L | PH: 3.5

About Luddite:
In 1999 Niels and Penny Verburg established their own wine farm on the slopes of the Houw Hoek Mountains in Bot River. They named their farm Luddite, meaning ‘someone who is resistant to new technology or new ways of working’. This definition captures their winemaking philosophy perfectly as Niels is constantly striving to create perfect wines despite the challenging conditions thrown his way. Niels and his team at Luddite are incredibly passionate about their Shiraz and are never willing to compromise on quality. This dedication translates into consciously-farmed grapes and small-batch wines that have amazing character.
More Information
Condition New
Winemaker Niels and Penny Verburg
Alcohol 15.4%
Blend information 100% Shiraz / Syrah
Drink to Long-term cellaring
Variety Shiraz / Syrah
Rating TA 93
Technical analysis RS: 2.6 g/L | TA: 5.5 g/L | PH: 3.5
Producer information In 1999 Niels and Penny Verburg established their own wine farm on the slopes of the Houw Hoek Mountains in Bot River. They named their farm Luddite, meaning 'someone who is resistant to new technology or new ways of working'. This definition captures their winemaking philosophy perfectly as Niels is constantly striving to create perfect wines despite the challenging conditions thrown his way. Niels and his team at Luddite are incredibly passionate about their Shiraz and are never willing to compromise on quality. This dedication translates into consciously-farmed grapes and small-batch wines that have amazing character.
Write Your Own Review
You're reviewing:Luddite Shiraz 2016
Wine Cellar ships throughout South Africa. See our shipping guidelines below.

FREE SHIPPING:
Available on all orders over R1,500, excluding event tickets. The expected delivery times are the same as 'Standard door-to-door' below.

STANDARD DOOR-TO-DOOR:
Shipping fees are calculated on the delivery ‘street code’ provided during checkout.

  • Cape Town & surrounds: 1 – 2 working days
  • Joburg, Pretoria, PE & Bloemfontein: 3 – 4 working days
  • Durban & regional areas: 4 – 5 working days

COLLECTION (Cape Town only):
Orders are available for free collection at our Cape Town office only. You will be notified as soon as your order is ready for collection.

CELLARING:
Wine Cellar offers professional wine storage at our premises in Cape Town. If you are not an existing cellaring client, please view our rates and set up an account by visiting our cellaring page.

JOHANNESBURG ONR:
For this special overnight road service, orders must be placed before 13h00 SAST. The order will be delivered by the close of business the following working day.

INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING:
We use a third party courier for international shipping. Please contact info@winecellar.co.za for the rates and delivery options.
Payment methods
Copyright © 2021 - Wine Cellar