Tatu Estates 2019 Lodi Shiraz
Our new Tatu Estates 2019 Shiraz is made with grapes from the Lodi appellation.
In order to enhance the color, tannic structure and final exuberance of this wine, a saignee was done to remove 8% of the must. Bleeding the tank from its fresh squeezed juice increased skin contact during fermentation creating a very dark robe. Dark fruits like plum, cherry and black currant are present at first in the nose. There are also hints of toasted oak and earthy notes. In the mouth, this rich wine releases flavors of blackberry in the attack. With alcohol above 14%, the mouthfeel is powerful. Also noticeable are hints of acidity, roundness and dry herbal notes in the finish.
This off-dry, well-structured and medium-bodied wine will pair well with meatloaf, pork chops or pasta Bolognese. Enjoy it with the featured recipe: Apple Cider Brined Pork Chops.