De Waal Pinotage 2020
This is our regular Pinotage. It shows generous dark fruit and raspberries flavours on the middle palate and has a soft, lingering aftertaste.
A medium-bodied, lighter style of Pinotage, produced from younger vineyards (from 20-25 years old).
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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.
Blend: 100% Pinotage
This wine could be served chilled in summer. Chill it in the fridge in summer for about an hour until it is about 16° Celsius. It is delicious and refreshing this way! It pairs well with dishes, such as bobotie, boerewors, barbecued meat, pizza as well as delicate cheeses.
Ageing It will benefit from ageing.
Fermentation & Maceration Period: 14 days
Cellar Maturation: 3 months in older barrels
Bottling Date: February 2022
Furture Maturation Potential: 3 - 4 years
Market Release Date: March 2022
Harvest Date: 18 February 2020
Sugar level at Harvest: 24.5°B
Yield per Hectare: 9.0 tons per hectare
Location of Vineyard: On warmer north facing slopes
Soil Type: Gravel & loam
Age of Vineyard: 20 - 25 years
Method of Trellising: 1 wire
Pack Size: 750ml
Pack Type: Bottle