Villiera Pinotage 2012

The wine has a rich purple colour, showing youth. This is a new-style Pinotage with subtle oak spice, plums and vanilla on the nose with soft tannins on the palate.


variety : Pinotage | 100% Pinotage
winery : Villiera Wines
winemaker : Jeff Grier
wine of origin : Stellenbosch
analysis : alc : 14.0 % vol  rs : 1.2 g/l  pH : 3.71  
style : Dry  body : Medium  taste : Fragrant   wooded
pack : 0  size : 0  closure : 0  

ageing : The wine is well balanced and can be enjoyed now with the potential to age for a further 5 years.

about the harvest:  The fruit used for our 2012 vintage came from largely old vines with a yield of 8 tons/ha.

in the cellar :  After primary and malolactic fermentation it was racked to a mix of American and French oak barrels for a period of 12 months. Upon removal from the barrels it was fined and racked.

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