Uiterwyk Estate Wine 1997
Technical Analysis
: Daniël de Waal
Main Variety : Pinotage
Alcohol : 13.0 %vol
pH : 3.8
RS : 2.0 g/l
Total Acid : 5.7 g/l

Winner: Veritas Gold 1999.
Awarded 4 and a half red stars in John Platter 2000: ‘shows great individuality’, ‘Magnificent’.
Four stars Wine Magazine, October 2000.
Runner up: Wine of the Month Club Red Blends, April 2001. (The 1998 Uiterwyk Estate Wine - winner).
Swiss newspaper, Dreiland-Zeitung: Announced 1997 Uiterwyk Estate Wine as a revelation! June 2001.
Four stars Wine Magazine, September 2001.
Tasting Notes
The 1993 Uiterwyk Estate Wine was the first Cape Blend to be made in South Africa. A Cape Blend is a wine in which Pinotage is the crucial component of the blend.
Ageing Potential
10 - 15 years
Blend Information
Old vineyard Pinotage, Cabernet Franc, Merlot
In The Cellar
Intense dark chocolate, beef and spice flavours. A big, complex wine, which needs time to open up. Never-ending aftertaste.

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