This limited volume wine represents a vineyard selection of Shiraz from a specific site that is planted solely on clay–rich "terra rossa" type soils. The vineyard ripens a full month later than our Gravel Hill Shiraz site.
Shiraz is the cultivar that has made Hartenberg famous, and The Stork will ensure this reputation continues
2014 Vintage 4 ½ stars Platter’s SA Wine Guide
2013 94 points Tim Atkin, 93 points Robert Parker, 4½ stars Platter's SA Wine Guide
2012 93 points Tim Atkin, 4½ stars Platter's SA Wine Guide
2011 93 points Tim Atkin SA Wine Report (June 2015), 92 points Robert Parker, 4½ stars Platter's SA Wine Guide
2010 4½ stars Platter's SA Wine Guide, Gold Medal Decanter (2014)
2009 Silver medal 2013 Syrah Du Monde France
2007 91 points Robert Parker, 5 stars Vic Harrington (Canada), 92 points Wine Pioneers, 4½ stars Platter's SA Wine Guide
2006 Gold Medal Syrah Du Monde France, 4½ stars Platter's SA Wine Guide
2005 5 stars Decanter Magazine, 3rd best Syrah Du Monde (France), 91+ points Wine Spectator & Wine Enthusiast, 5 stars Platter's SA Wine Guide
2003 91 points Wine Spectator, IWSC Gold Medal, Double Gold SA Veritas, Michaelangelo Red Wine of the year
Alcohol 14,29 % by volume
Residual Sugar 2.6 g/l
Total Acid 5.9 g/l
Dijon & herb-crusted rack of Lamb served with a simple jus.
Voluptuous aromas of ripe dark and red fruit combine with spicy notes on the bouquet. The palate shows an abundance of berry flavours, smooth, silky tannins and a bold finish.