Pineau De Laborie 1997

This wine is prepared in a unique way by fortification on the skins. It is a medium-full dessert wine. The residual sugar and alcohol are in complete harmony, providing a soft, well-balanced wine.


variety : Pinotage | Pinotage
winery : Laborie Wines
winemaker : Gideon Theron
wine of origin : Coastal
analysis : alc : 17.38 % vol  rs : 122.0 g/l  pH : 3.19  ta : 5.21 g/l  
type : Red  
pack : Bottle  closure : Cork  

in the cellar : Soil
Weathered granite and clovelly from Paarl Mountain.

Vinification
Grapes were harvested at 23°B. Using wild yeast, they were then fermented down by 6°B. The juice was fortified to 17% alcohol/vol using brandy distilled from Pinotage. The product is, therefore, 100% Pinotage.

Food suggestion
Cheese and fruit

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