Delheim Pinotage 2012

Deep ruby red colour. Aromas of black cherry, plum and red berry fruit, backed by dark chocolate and floral notes. The palate shows red and black berries, with fine soft tannins that linger on the palate.


variety : Pinotage | 100% Pinotage
winemaker : Reg Holder
wine of origin : Stellenbosch
analysis : alc : 14.0 % vol  rs : 2.85 g/l  pH : 3.59  ta : 5.42 g/l  
type : Red  style : Dry  body : Full  
pack : Bottle  size : 0  closure : Cork  

AWARDS
Absa Top Ten (2017)

ageing : Drink now or mature for up to five years after vintage.

in the vineyard : From bush vine and trellised vineyards situated in the Muldersvlei bowl.

in the cellar : After hand selection in the vineyard, the grapes were destocked en lightly crushed into static upright tanks. The juice was allowed to start natural fermentation at low temperatures and after a day inoculated with a selected strain. Fermentation was done at 26ºC and drawn of before dry.

The wine spent 12 months in barrel of which 21% were new.

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