DeWaal Pinotage 2012
Technical Analysis
Winemaker
: Pieter de Waal
Main Variety : Pinotage
Alcohol : 13.0 %vol
pH : 3.6
RS : 2.0 g/l
Total Acid : 5.3 g/l
Appellation : Stellenbosch
Characteristics
Type : Red
Style : Dry
Body : Medium
Taste : Fruity


Accolades
90.00De Waal Wines is considered one of the top Pinotage producers in South Africa being only 1 of 6 producers to have received the Top 10 Pinotage award 6 times or more in the 18 years that the competition has been running.
Tasting Notes
The De Waal Pinotage is a medium bodied wine with flavours of ripe plums and cherries. The palate is rich, with a lingering finish and well integrated tannins.
Ageing Potential
The De Waal Pinotage is drinking beautifully now but will mature for a further 5 - 8 years from vintage.
Blend Information
100% Pinotage
Food Suggestions
The De Waal Pinotage is perfect with Venison dishes.
In The Vineyard
This wine was produced from trellised vineyards situated on warmer north facing slopes. The soil type is Gravel & Loam. The vines are up to 30 years of age.
About The Harvest
These vines produce 9 tons per hectare. The grapes were harvested on the 1st of March 2012.
In The Cellar
The pressing of the grapes and the fermentation period takes 14 days. The wine is then aged in French barrels for 10 months.

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