Winery Details

  • Rainbow's End Estate

About the Winery

Rainbow’s End Shiraz

About the wine

Intense purple colour. Lavender and rosemary with subtle spices nose. Full palate with black plums and white chocolate and chewy, ripe tannins and a dark chocolate finish.

Awards won

Shiraz 2018 – Platter 2021, 4.5 Stars Shiraz 2018 – Tim Atkin 2020 report 90 Points

Exclusive

Yes

Export

AGOA, EU-SADC EPA, SADC

Export Volume

4000 x 750ml

Food Pairing

Cured Meat, Soft Cheese, Sweets

Red Grapes

Shiraz/Syrah

Region

Stellenbosch, Western Cape

Segment best suited for

Boutique

Tasting Notes

Floral, Fruity, Spicy

Vintage

2018

Volume

750ml

Year

2018

FOB

$7.50

Price Band

E (< $11.00)

Winemaking process

Hand-picked, destemmed and hand sorted before going into tank. 3-5 day cold soak with Carbonic maceration. Thereafter open tank fermentation with punch downs every 3 hours for the first 3rd of fermentation. Thereafter 3 pump overs daily, average fermentation period until dry is 14 days. Post macerated for 2-4 weeks. Melolactic Fermentation in barrel, matured for 12 months in Medium Toast, tight grain 225l French.

Cellaring

Rainbow’s End Shiraz is bottle matured on site for 22 months prior to release. The wine is ready for consumption upon release but can be cellared for optimal drinking between 4-7 years

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