Backsberg Kosher Pinotage 2014

Oak derived vanilla nuances provide the perfect backdrop to youngberry and mulberry fruit flavours. Fresh and soft, this wine provides sheer Pinotage intensity with a supple, juicy finish.

Compliments spicy, flavourful meat dishes.

variety : Pinotage [ 100% Pinotage ]
winemaker : Alicia Rechner
wine of origin : Paarl
analysis : alc : 13.85 % vol  rs : 1.2 g/l  pH : 3.52  ta : 4.8 g/l  
type : Red  style : Dry  body : Soft  taste : Fruity   wooded
pack : Bottle  size : 750ml  closure : Cork  

ageing : 2 - 3 years

in the vineyard : CLIMATE: Mediterranean
SOIL TYPE: Sandy clay, med-low yield, 165m West-South West elevation
VITICULTURE: 16 year old vineyards

about the harvest: Yield: ±12t/ha

in the cellar : Fermented on the skins for 4 days, pressed, pasteurized and bottled early. Prepared under supervision of the Cape Town Beth Din, makes this wine Mevushal / Kosher for passover.
Oaked 30% for 9months

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