Graham Beck The Game Reserve Pinotage 2013

A ‘proudly South African’ cultivar exhibiting aromas of ripe cherry, strawberries and plums with ripe red berry fruit and spices on the palate. This full structured and well balanced wine rewards with a juicy but elegant mouthfeel and silky soft tannins.

Savour with slow-cooked casseroles, fillet, pastas, robust cheeses or a good old fashioned barbeque.

variety : Pinotage | 100% Pinotage
winery : Graham Beck
winemaker : Erika Obermeyer
wine of origin : Coastal Region
analysis : alc : 14.04 % vol  rs : 4.7 g/l  pH : 3.35  ta : 5.81 g/l  
type : Red  style : Dry  body : Full  taste : Fruity   wooded
pack : Bottle  size : 750ml  closure : Cork,Screwcap  

As one of South Africa’s champions of farming in harmony with nature, Graham Beck Wines is committed to conserving, protecting and rehabilitating this country’s precious indigenous fauna and flora and the unique habitats that sustain them. The Game Reserve range of wines celebrates this passion for sustainability and caring custodianship by offering wine lovers an opportunity to share in this exciting concept. A groundbreaking collaboration between Graham Beck Wines and the Wilderness Foundation will see even greater strides being made towards conservation, upliftment and education. For more information on Graham Beck Wines, The Game Reserve range and the Wilderness Foundation visit: www.grahambeckwines.com • www.thegamereserve.co.za• www.wildernessfoundation.co.za.

in the vineyard : Pinotage vineyards from Stellenbosch and Paarl. Vineyards produce around 6 - 9 tons per hectare.


The Bat Eared Fox
Aptly named the bat eared fox (Otocyon megalotis) these fascinating little creatures have large ears which can pinpoint sounds underground with 100% accuracy. Active during the day and night, they feed mainly on termites and live in old ant bear dens in the ground. We are actively trying to protect this unique species, indigenous to our Robertson estate, as they are often identified by farmers as jackals and killed - a practice we’re striving to eradicate.

about the harvest: Handpicked at optimum ripeness.

in the cellar : Fermented in open and closed fermenters with regular punch downs and pump overs to ensure upfront fruit and soft extraction. Matured in 3rd and 4th fill barrels for 10 months with a portion of the blend left unoaked.

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