2018 Pinotage

R60.00 | Club R54.00

Deep red, smooth, medium-bodied wine. Strong flavours of berries, plums and banana.

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Tasting Notes

Cherry, mulberry and banana notes with an undertone of smoke and tar typical to the variety. A fruit forward style of Pinotage packed with flavours of ample sweet jammy berries on the palate, complimented by slight earthy, savoury notes and a grippy finish.

Food Pairing

Decant for an hour or 2 and serve slightly chilled with orange grilled duck, ostrich fillet or try it with slices of Parma ham or salami with pickled onion on a freshly baked roosterkoek.

Awards

Pinotage 2017
Michelangelo Wine Awards 2019 – Double Gold
Pinotage 2015
Michelangelo Wine Awards 2017 – Gold
ABSA Pinotage Top 10 Wine Awards 2017 – Top 20
Pinotage 2009
Michelangelo Wine Awards 2010 – Silver
Pinotage 2012
Veritas Wine Awards 2014 – Bronze
Pinotage 2011
Veritas Wine Awards 2013 – Bronze

Additional Information

Winemaker’s Notes:  Cherry, mulberry and banana notes with an undertone of smoke and tar typical to the variety. A fruit forward style of Pinotage packed with flavours of ample sweet jammy berries on the palate, complimented by slight earthy, savoury notes and a grippy finish.
Style:  Dry
Cultivar:  100% Pinotage
Tons per hectare:  6-7
Age of vine:  14-18 years
Soil:  Shale 
Trellising:  Trellis 
Irrigation:  Irrigated
Degree balling at harvest:  Early morning, hand harvested at 23°B
Vinification:  Fermentation took place in open fermenters with regular punch downs and pump overs.
Barrel maturation: 12 months in second and third fill French Oak
Maturation potential:  2-3 Years
Analysis Alcohol: 14.69%

Residual Sugar: 2.9g/l 

Total Acid: 5.4g/l 

Region: Coastal

Fact Sheet

Download fact sheet: Pinotage 2017

Additional Information
Weight 1 kg
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