L Avenir Pinotage 1997

Veritas 1998 - Double Gold
ABSA Top 10 Pinotage 1998 - One of Top 10
International Pinotage Club - Pinotage of the year 1999
Typical intense youthful colour. Strong varietal chaacyer on the nose with blackberry, banana and a touch of smokiness. Soft ripe fruit on the palate with firm dry tannins, from one years ageing in small Vicord Nevers barrels.


variety : Pinotage | Pinotage
winemaker : Francois Naude
wine of origin : Stellenbosch
analysis : alc : 14.17 % vol  rs : 2.1 g/l  pH : 3.68  ta : 5.5 g/l  
pack : Bottle  

AWARDS
Veritas 1998 - Double Gold
ABSA Top 10 Pinotage 1998 - One of Top 10
International Pinotage Club - Pinotage of the year 1999
in the vineyard : Soil Type: Glenrosa
Irrigation: Dry land
Age of vines: Old: 32 years, New: 3 years

about the harvest: Yield: Old: 5 tonnes/ha, New: 1.4 tonnes/ha

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