DeWaal Pinotage 2015
Technical Analysis
Winemaker
: Daniel de Waal
Main Variety : Pinotage
Alcohol : 12.58 %vol
pH : 3.78
RS : 1.6 g/l
Total Acid : 4.6 g/l
Appellation : Stellenbosch
Characteristics
Type : Red
Style : Dry
Body : Medium
Taste : Fruity


Accolades
DeWaal Wines is considered one of the top Pinotage producers of South Africa. Only 8 producers have received the Pinotage Top 10 award 6 times or more in the years the competition has been running.
Tasting Notes
Our regular Pinotage is a medium bodied, fruity wine with flavours of ripe plums and cherries. Rich in flavour with a hint of French oak on the lovely smooth, finish.
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
Lovely to enjoy on its own or with South-African delicacies, such as bobotie, pickled fish or barbecued meat.
In The Vineyard
Location of Vineyard: On warmer north facing slopes
Soil Type: Gravel & loam
Age of Vineyard: 25 - 30 years
Root Stock: R 99
Method of Trellising: 1 wire
About The Harvest
Harvest Date: 1 March 2015
Sugar level at Harvest: 24.0°B
Yield per Hectare: 9.0 tons per hectare
In The Cellar
Fermentation & Maceration Period: 14 days
Cellar Maturation: 6 months in french oak
Bottling Date: September 2016
Furture Maturation Potential: 5 - 8 years
Market Release Date: November 2016

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