De Waal Pinotage 2018

De Waal Pinotage 2018

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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 Percent:    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

    Furture 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