Klein Tulbagh Pinotage Limited Release 2013

Inky black wine with slight garnet rim. Enticing aromas of ripe red fruit and baked bananas with whiffs of smoke. Soft ripe palate with balanced supple tannins.

To be enjoyed with roast beef, ostrich fillet, sticky ribs, snoek and venison.

variety : Pinotage | 100% Pinotage
winery : Tulbagh Winery
winemaker : Naude Bruwer and Helena Neethling
wine of origin : Tulbagh
analysis : alc : 15.04 % vol  rs : 2.3 g/l  pH : 3.52  ta : 5.2 g/l  
type : Red  style : Dry  body : Full  taste : Fruity   wooded
pack : Bottle  size : 750ml  closure : Cork  

in the vineyard : The grapes are from bush vine vineyards planted in very rocky soil in an east west row direction.

about the harvest: Handpicked grapes were harvested at optimal ripeness with a 25° B sugar and acids above 7g/l.

in the cellar : Fermentation took place on the skins in open separators at temperatures between 25º and 30º. The skins were punched down every 4 hours. After alcoholic fermentation the wine went through malolactic fermentation. The wine is matured in new French and American oak barrels for 12 months.
Heavy weight Claret 438 bottle.
Wine bottled with minimum stress and handling.
45mm Natural Flor cork.
Tree free label (made from sugar cane).
Individually hand waxed (instead of capsules).
Only 1500 bottles produced.

Packed: 6 x 750ml
Bottle Barcode: 6005 682 001 974
Outer Barcode: 16005 682 001 971

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