Mooiplaas Pinotage 2003

Style is approachable, soft, fruit driven, oak very much to the back. Purple colour, nose very typical, more towards plum, bigger fruit structure than 02 vintage, oak well integrated, soft and fruity with a good finish.

Serve with game and oxtail.

variety : Pinotage | 85% Pinotage, 15% Cabernet Sauvignon
winery : Mooiplaas Estate
winemaker : Louis Roos
wine of origin : Stellenbosch
analysis : alc : 13.93 % vol  rs : 2.15 g/l  pH : 3.77  ta : 5.04 g/l  so2 : 42 mg/l  fso2 : 15 mg/l  
type : Red  style : Dry   wooded
pack : Bottle  closure : Cork  

AWARDS
Blue Train Wine List 2007/2008
2007 Juliet Cullinan Wine Connoisseur's Awards - Second: Pinotage
2007 John Platter - 4 stars

ageing : Made to drink at an early age, but should be able to age well.

in the vineyard : Age of Vines: 28 years
Rootstocks: Richter 99
Training method: Bush vines
Soil Type: Estcourt (high potential)

about the harvest: Yield: 7.1 tonnes/ha & 43 hl/ha
Date Harvested: 26-27 February
Grape analysis: Balling 25.4; pH 3.52; TA 7.4 g/l

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