Uiterwyk Pinotage 2001
Technical Analysis
: Daniël de Waal
Main Variety : Pinotage
Alcohol : 13.0 %vol
pH : 3.75
RS : 2.0 g/l
Total Acid : 5.8 g/l
Appellation : Stellenbosch

UITERWYK WINE ESTATE is considered one of the top Pinotage producers in South Africa. Only 4 producers have won the Pinotage Top 10 competition 4 times or more out of the 6 years it has been running.
The De Waal family is deeply rooted in the history of Pinotage: a De Waal family member being the first to produce a Pinotage wine.
Tasting Notes
Ripe soft plum and cherry flavours with a hint of chocolate.
Ageing Potential
5 - 7 years.
Blend Information
In The Vineyard
Location: On warmer north facing slopes
Soil Type: Sandy loam & Gravel
Age of Vines: Up to 30 years
Rootstock: R 99
Trellising: 1 wire
About The Harvest
Sugar level at Harvest: 25°B
Yield: 6 tons / hectare
In The Cellar
Length of Fermentation: 14 days
Cellar Barrel Maturation: 15 months 225-litre French barriques (50% new)
Bottling Date: Summer 2002
Production: 1 500 cases
Market Release Date: Summer 2002

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