Broken Stone Pinotage 1997

Deep ruby colour with a orange tinge. This wine has a lovely nose of fermented strawberries and plums, supported by a touch of wood. The soft tannins give this wine a silky feeling.


variety : Pinotage | Pinotage
winery : Slaley Wines
winemaker : Ben Radford
wine of origin : Coastal
analysis : alc : 13.5 % vol  rs : 1.8 g/l  pH : 3.78  ta : 5.2 g/l  
type : Red  

AWARDS
1999 Veritas Silver
Winner Best Pinotage, Wine of the Month and The Oaks
2000 Veritas Silver

ageing : 5 years

in the vineyard : Age of vines: Bush vines: 1955, trellised vines re-grafted in 1996

Trellising : 5 wires

Pruning : Cordon with spurs

Soil : Deep Hutton

Position : South-West facing slope of Simonsberg on the farm Ernita and Slaley

Irrigation : Micro drips

Yield : Bush vines ; 3.5 Tons / ha, Trellised 7.5 Ton / ha

Harvest Date : Middle February

in the cellar : Fermentation : 7 days at 28ºC

Maturation : 13 months in wood, 75 % French, 25 % American oak

Fining : Eggwhite, 1 egg / Hl

Filtration : Bulk and sheet filtration

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