Swartland Red Jerepigo 2009

Is characterised by its upfront red berry and raisin flavour which is full blown, rich and sweet on the palate. Alcohol gives full palate strength.

variety : Pinotage [ Pinotage ]
winery : Swartland Winery
winemaker : Andries Blake
wine of origin : Coastal
analysis : alc : 17.75 % vol  rs : 190 g/l  pH : 4.19  ta : 3.56 g/l  so2 : 115 mg/l  
type : Dessert  style : Sweet  body : Full  
pack : Bottle  closure : Cork  

ageing : 10 years

in the vineyard : Soil: The grapes come from our higher potential deep red hutton types. All vineyards are unirrigated bush vine.
Climate: The Swartland falls within the coastal winter rainfall area. Warm, dry summers, moderated by cool Atlantic breezes.
Annual rainfall: 400mm average

about the harvest: Pinotage grapes, which are full ripe with sugars above 25ยบ Balling, are chosen for Red Jerepigo.

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