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De Waal Pinotage 2018 (Case of 6 bottles) (R120 per Bottle)

De Waal Pinotage 2018 (Case of 6 bottles) (R120 per Bottle)

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De Waal Pinotage 2018

This is our regular Pinotage. It shows cherry and raspberries flavours on the middle palate and has a soft, lingering aftertaste.
A medium-bodied, lighter style of Pinotage, produced from younger vineyards.

Technical Analysis

alc    11.95
rs    1.5
pH    3.83
ta    4.3

Wine Information

Accolades:

De Waal is one of 10 producers who have received the ABSA Pinotage Top 10 award 6 times or more, in the years the competition has been running.

Variety:    Pinotage

Blend:    100% Pinotage

Food Suggestion:   

This wine could be served chilled in summer. Put it for 30 minutes in the fridge, chill it to about 12 Degrees Celsius, it is delicious and refreshing on a hot summers day! It pairs well with most South-African dishes, such as bobotie, boerewors, barbecued meat and delicate cheeses.

Ageing    It will benefit from ageing.

Cellar

Fermentation & Maceration Period: 14 days

Cellar Maturation: 3 months in older barrels

Bottling Date: 2 October 2018

Future Maturation Potential: 3 - 4 years

Market Release Date: December 2019

Harvest

Harvest Date: 1 March 2018

Sugar level at Harvest: 22.0°B

Yield per Hectare: 9.0 tons per hectare

Vineyard    

Location of Vineyard: On warmer north-facing slopes

Soil Type: Gravel & loam

Age of Vineyard: 25 - 28 years

Method of Trellising: 1 wire

Style

Body:    Medium
Style:    Dry
Taste:    Fruity
Type:    Red

Pack

Closure:    Screwcap
Pack Size:    750ml
Pack Type:    Bottle

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