Rooiberg Red Jerepigo 1996

From selected vineyards. Grapes picked at high sugar levels to give full and complex nose (plum, coffee). Fortified with grape spiritus to give an interesting dimension to the wine.


variety : Pinotage | 100% Pinotage
winery : Rooiberg Winery
winemaker : Andre van Dyk
wine of origin : Robertson
analysis : alc : 17.5 % vol  rs : 207.5 g/l  pH : 3.57  ta : 5.1 g/l  
type : Dessert  style : Sweet  
pack : Bottle  

ageing : 10 years

in the cellar : Made from fully-ripe red grapes, this dessert wine is a real winter warmer. The concentration of colour and fruit is rich and the fortification well harmonised.

Awards :
1994 S.A.N.W. Class Winner & Gold Medal
1994 Veritas Double Gold Medal (1992 Vintage)
1994 Veritas Gold Medal (1993 Vintage)
1995 S.A.N.W. Gold Medal
1995 Veritas Double Gold Medal (1993 & 1994 Vintages)
1996 Robertson Young Wine Show Class Winner
1996 S.A.N.W. Gold Medal
1996 Veritas Double Gold Medal (1993, 1994 & 1995 Vintages)
1997 S.A.N.W. Class Winner
1998 Veritas Gold Medal (1995 Vintage)

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