Rhebokskloof Cellar Selection Flat Rock Red 2013

An enticing fresh & fruity nose is followed by a combination of ripe berry fruit flavours, perfectly intertwined with herbs & spice c haracters that compliments the silky elegant tannins, ensuring a very pleasant and smooth aftertaste.

variety : Pinotage [ 57% Pinotage, 43% Shiraz ]
winemaker : Rolanie Lotz
wine of origin : Paarl
analysis : alc : 14.35 % vol  rs : 4.1 g/l  pH : 3.52  ta : 5.7 g/l  
type : Red  body : Full  
pack : 0  size : 0  closure : 0  

2015 Michelangelo Wine Awards - Cape Blend Trophy
in the vineyard : Origin: Paarl and selected coastal region grapes
Soil Type: Decomposed granite and shale

about the harvest: 
Harvest Time: February & March 2013
Yield: Average of 8 tons per hectare
Balling 24° - 25° B at harvest

in the cellar : Fermentation: Fermented in stainless steel tanks on the skins. Regular pumpovers were done Pressed at 0º - 8º B depending on the variety. Malolactic fermentation took place in stainless steel tanks.
Oaking: 300L French oak barrels A combination of 2nd and 3rd fill barrels used.
Aging: Matured in oak for 16 months. Blended and matured for a further 6 months prior to bottling

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