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Pinotage Reserve

R196.00 R137.20

This wine has a rich, dark, plumy colour, and is made to be simply sensual and seductive with prominent aromas of coffee, mocha and chocolate.  It has spicy undertones of cinnamon with notes of roasted coffee beans that end with a smooth lingering aftertaste.

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Description

The wine has a dark plum colour.  It shows a ripe berry character complimented by vanilla and spicy flavours – full bodied, ready for drinking now, will also benefit from bottle ageing for another 5 years.

Vintage 2014
Varietal Pinotage
Bottle size 750ml

Additional information

Origin

From selected vineyards in the prime red wine growing area of the Devon Valley near Stellenbosch.

Climate

Mediterranean – summers are warm and dry, whilst sea breezes from the nearby False Bay cool the vineya rds in the afternoons.

Tasting Notes

The wine has a dark plum colour. It shows a ripe berry character complimented by vanilla and spicy flavours – full – bodied.

Vinification

Optimally ripe grapes are crushed and fermented for 7 days on their skins, then pressed in traditional basket presses before completing primary fermentation in the tank.

Alcohol

14 %

pH

3. 55

Residual Sugar

2.8 g/l

Total acidity

5. 5 g/l

Soil

Deep red Hutton soils.

Trellissing

Hedged (Perold system)

Yield

8 tons per ha.