Simonsvlei Pinotage 2000

Ripe raspberry fragrances. Tangy palate. Whiffs of almonds.


variety : Pinotage | Pinotage
winemaker : Eugéne van Zyl
wine of origin : Coastal
analysis : alc : 12.11 % vol  rs : 1.9 g/l  pH : 3.6  ta : 5.75 g/l  va : 0.77 g/l  so2 : 97 mg/l  
pack : Bottle  

in the vineyard : Age of Vines: 12-20 years
Rootstock: Richter 99/Richter 110
Soil: Granite
Trellis system: Bush vines
Irrigation: None

about the harvest: The grapes were harvested by hand in February.
Yield: 8-12 Tons per hectare

in the cellar : Crushing: Crush & destalk
Tanks: Ferment in stainless steel tanks on skins
Fermentation: 3 days on skins, press & ferment dry in stainless steel tanks
Barrel ageing: Yes, 3rd fill barrels
Malolactic: Yes, 100%
Fining: Egg white
Filtration: Kieselghur & sheet
Stabilisation: -5ºC for 3 days

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