Swartland Reserve Pinotage 2013

Colour: Deep red colour.
Bouquet: Abundance of ripe red berries with a slight spicy hint on the nose.
Palate: Well balanced tannin structure and juicy ripe fruits of the forest with refreshing acid on the palate. Medium to light bodied wine.

variety : Pinotage [ 100% Pinotage ]
winery : Swartland Winery
winemaker : 
wine of origin : Swartland
analysis : alc : 14.16 % vol  rs : 2.3 g/l  pH : 3.54  ta : 5.7 g/l  va : 0.47 g/l  so2 : 109 mg/l  fso2 : 31 mg/l  
type : Red  style : Dry  body : Medium  
pack : Bottle  size : 750ml  closure : Cork  

in the vineyard : Warm, dry summers and cold, wet winters. Limited Irrigation, mainly dry land, bush vine vineyards.

about the harvest: Grapes are picked at optimum ripeness at 26° B from specially selected vineyards.

in the cellar : Drained and pressed at 5° B, and fermentation completed before inoculation with malolactic bacteria. After MLF, the wine is racked and stored in stainless steel tanks before bottling.

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